The mission of Chicago-North Romance Writers is to raise and maintain a level of high-quality romance writing in all genres and to advance the professional interests of career-focused romance writers through networking, advocacy, professional education, publications, contests, awards, and conferences.

Meetings & Programs

We meet on the second Monday and the last Sunday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 or 9:30 p.m. Meetings feature either group critiques and brainstorming or programs of interest to romance writers. You’re welcome to attend two meetings without obligation to join.

Currently, some meetings are held via Zoom and others are in person. Contact us for more info.

Learn more about joining Chicago-North Romance Writers.

Plotting vs Storyboarding vs Pantsing: Learning Styles for Writers

Presented by: Kerry Blaisdell When: Monday, November 8, 2021 Where: Online via ZOOM Have you ever been to a workshop, online or at a conference, where you saw some FABULOUS NEW WAY to plot/edit/write/create your book/story/novella? And been all fired up about it–until you tried it on your own, and it fell flat? It seemed like such a wonderful concept. So why did it feel like such a chore to implement, and in the end, make you feel like a failure? Well, you are not a failure! But you’ve probably been using systems designed for brains that work differently…

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