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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 YouAllentown, United States Of America

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 23 Jul07:30 AM - 12:30 PMLibrarians Day EventBarbara Samuel (Barbara Ou2019Neal) 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 12:30u20132:00 p.m. Author tickets are available to purchase with your RWA2014 registration.
Wed, 23 Jul08:00 AM - 08:00 PMConference Registration
Wed, 23 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMGoody RoomRWA 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 8.5u201d w x 12u201d l x 6u201d 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.
Wed, 23 Jul12:30 PM - 02:00 PMLibrarians Day Luncheon with Luncheon Speaker Barbara Samuel
Wed, 23 Jul02:00 PM - 04:30 PMFirst Timers' Orientation
Wed, 23 Jul02:00 PM - 04:00 PMLibrarian and Bookseller Networking Event
Wed, 23 Jul05:30 PM - 07:30 PMReaders for Life Literacy Autographing
Thu, 24 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMConference Registration
Thu, 24 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMGoody Room
Thu, 24 Jul08:30 AM - 12:00 PMPRO Retreat
Thu, 24 Jul08:30 AM - 12:00 PMWorkshops
Thu, 24 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMKensington Book Signing
Thu, 24 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMSourcebooks Book Signing
Thu, 24 Jul12:00 PM - 02:00 PMKeynote Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Sylvia Day
Thu, 24 Jul02:00 PM - 05:30 PMWorkshops
Thu, 24 Jul03:00 PM - 04:30 PMIndie Book Signing
Thu, 24 Jul03:00 PM - 04:30 PMNAL Book Signing
Thu, 24 Jul05:30 PM - 06:30 PMAnnual General Meeting
Fri, 25 Jul07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Fri, 25 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMConference Registration
Fri, 25 Jul08:00 AM - 05:30 PMEditor/Agent Appointments
Fri, 25 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMGoody Room
Fri, 25 Jul08:30 AM - 09:30 AMGeneral Session with Special Speaker Cindy Ratzlaff
Fri, 25 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMAvon Book Signing
Fri, 25 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMHarlequin Book Signing
Fri, 25 Jul09:45 AM - 05:30 PMWorkshops
Fri, 25 Jul11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPAN Retreat Keynote
Fri, 25 Jul12:45 PM - 04:30 PMPAN Workshops
Fri, 25 Jul01:00 PM - 02:30 PMBerkley Book Signing
Fri, 25 Jul01:00 PM - 02:30 PMPocket Book Signing
Fri, 25 Jul01:00 PM - 06:00 PMTrade Show
Fri, 25 Jul03:00 PM - 05:00 PMRITA and Golden Heart Finalists Reception
Sat, 26 Jul07:30 AM - 08:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Sat, 26 Jul08:00 AM - 04:00 PMConference Registration
Sat, 26 Jul08:00 AM - 05:00 PMGoody Room
Sat, 26 Jul09:30 AM - 09:30 AMGeneral Session with Featured Speaker Karen Rose
Sat, 26 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMBallantine Bantam Dell Book Signing
Sat, 26 Jul09:45 AM - 11:15 AMSt. Martin's Press Book Signing
Sat, 26 Jul09:45 AM - 05:30 PMWorkshops
Sat, 26 Jul01:00 PM - 02:30 PMAmazon Montlake Book Signing
Sat, 26 Jul01:00 PM - 03:30 PMChapter Leadership Networking Event
Sat, 26 Jul04:00 PM - 05:30 PMGrand Central Book Signing
Sat, 26 Jul08:00 PM - 10:00 PM2014 RITA & Golden Heart Awards Ceremony with Emcee Simone Elkeles
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