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34th Edition  Conference

Romance Writers of America Conference


This going to be the assembly ground of writers, agents, editors and other industry professionals in the Romance Writers of America Conference. The conference will enhance the writing skill and knowledge of the cons and pros of the publishing at workshops with sessions and round tables on the topics such as Education and information, Interaction with editors, agents, publishers, booksellers, and other romance publishing industry professionals and Networking with fellow writers in the unofficial gathering which will be held after the meeting.

Speakers

Sylvia Day

Sylvia Day

#1 New York Times and #1 international bestselling novelist at...

Las Vegas, United States Of America

Cindy Ratzlaff

Cindy Ratzlaff

Keynote Speaker and Brand Marketing Strategist at Brand New Brand You

Allentown, United States Of America

Schedule & Agenda

23 Jul, 2014

07:30 AM -12:30 PM

Librarians Day Event

Barbara Samuel (Barbara O’Neal) will speak to librarians at the 2014 Librarians Day Luncheon. Samuel is the best-selling author of more than 40 books, has won seven RITA awards, and was inducted in the RWA Hall of Fame in 2012. http://www.barbarasamuel.com/Author Tickets for Librarians Day LuncheonPAN member authors registered for the RWA Annual Conference may purchase a ticket to attend the Librarians Day Luncheon on Wednesday, July 23, from 12:30–2:00 p.m. Author tickets are available to purchase with your RWA2014 registration.

23 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -08:00 PM

Conference Registration

23 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Goody Room

RWA allows publishers and attendees to provide promotional items and/or books for conference attendees in the Goody Room. The rules for the Goody Room have been updated as follows: Books must have a 2013 or 2014 copyright date and be romance novels. All items must be in a container no larger than 8.5” w x 12” l x 6” h. Excess items are not allowed to be stored in the Goody Room. Any items not in a container will be discarded. Signs or displays that do not fit within the container will not be allowed. Items left over at the end of conference will be discarded.

23 Jul, 2014

12:30 PM -02:00 PM

Librarians Day Luncheon with Luncheon Speaker Barbara Samuel

23 Jul, 2014

02:00 PM -04:30 PM

First Timers' Orientation

23 Jul, 2014

02:00 PM -04:00 PM

Librarian and Bookseller Networking Event

23 Jul, 2014

05:30 PM -07:30 PM

Readers for Life Literacy Autographing

24 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Conference Registration

24 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Goody Room

24 Jul, 2014

08:30 AM -12:00 PM

PRO Retreat

24 Jul, 2014

08:30 AM -12:00 PM

Workshops

24 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

Kensington Book Signing

24 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

Sourcebooks Book Signing

24 Jul, 2014

12:00 PM -02:00 PM

Keynote Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Sylvia Day

24 Jul, 2014

02:00 PM -05:30 PM

Workshops

24 Jul, 2014

03:00 PM -04:30 PM

Indie Book Signing

24 Jul, 2014

03:00 PM -04:30 PM

NAL Book Signing

24 Jul, 2014

05:30 PM -06:30 PM

Annual General Meeting

25 Jul, 2014

07:30 AM -08:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

25 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Conference Registration

25 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:30 PM

Editor/Agent Appointments

25 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Goody Room

25 Jul, 2014

08:30 AM -09:30 AM

General Session with Special Speaker Cindy Ratzlaff

25 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

Avon Book Signing

25 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

Harlequin Book Signing

25 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -05:30 PM

Workshops

25 Jul, 2014

11:00 AM -12:00 PM

PAN Retreat Keynote

25 Jul, 2014

12:45 PM -04:30 PM

PAN Workshops

25 Jul, 2014

01:00 PM -02:30 PM

Berkley Book Signing

25 Jul, 2014

01:00 PM -02:30 PM

Pocket Book Signing

25 Jul, 2014

01:00 PM -06:00 PM

Trade Show

25 Jul, 2014

03:00 PM -05:00 PM

RITA and Golden Heart Finalists Reception

26 Jul, 2014

07:30 AM -08:30 AM

Continental Breakfast

26 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -04:00 PM

Conference Registration

26 Jul, 2014

08:00 AM -05:00 PM

Goody Room

26 Jul, 2014

09:30 AM -09:30 AM

General Session with Featured Speaker Karen Rose

26 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

Ballantine Bantam Dell Book Signing

26 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -11:15 AM

St. Martin's Press Book Signing

26 Jul, 2014

09:45 AM -05:30 PM

Workshops

26 Jul, 2014

01:00 PM -02:30 PM

Amazon Montlake Book Signing

26 Jul, 2014

01:00 PM -03:30 PM

Chapter Leadership Networking Event

26 Jul, 2014

04:00 PM -05:30 PM

Grand Central Book Signing

26 Jul, 2014

08:00 PM -10:00 PM

2014 RITA & Golden Heart Awards Ceremony with Emcee Simone Elkeles

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