Welcome to HCRW!

Beginning your journey as a romance writer? Author with several books under your belt? Independent or traditionally published? Heart of Carolina Romance Writers has something to offer you!

  • Attend an exciting monthly program with guest speakers who are knowledgeable on the craft, diversity, and marketing of romance.
  • Meet new colleagues, make great friends, and connect with writers who understand the trials and triumphs of the publishing industry.
  • Member benefits include: educational meetings; access to our members-only email discussion loop and Facebook page; discounted rates on chapter conferences, online programs taught by best-selling authors, contests and more!

Our Romance Writers of America membership is drawn from all over North Carolina and southern Virginia. Join us for an opportunity to meet and mingle with a fun group of active and accomplished writers. Regular Meetings are the second Saturday of each month at ECPI University, 4101 Doie Cope Road, Raleigh, NC.

Prospective members are encouraged to visit us for one free meeting
before joining—We look forward to seeing you!


Saturday, February 13
Regular Membership meeting 1:00-1:30

ZOOM log-in information will be provided. Please check your e-mail.

Workshop Presentation from 1:30-3:00 Public Welcome
General admission: $10.00, FREE for HCRW members

Craft Book Workshop Series – Story Genius by Lisa Cron

Join us for a collaborative seminar based on Story Genius by Lisa Cron. Are you a pantser? A plotter? What if there was another way to bring your ideas to life? Bring your WIP, your notes, and your plot bunnies, and we’ll help you whip your work into shape.

Click here for more details!



Gathering postponed until further notice.
You are invited! Join us from 11:30 am -12:30 pm for the pre-meeting lunch at:
Golden Corral
6129 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh, NC
The post-meeting coffee is announced after the meeting.


 See Our Full Online Workshop Schedule Here