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Explore the diversity of romance—and romance writers—in New England by attending one of NECRWA’s many exciting events. Expand your knowledge by attending a monthly meeting, where guest speakers present workshops on the art, craft, and marketing of romance; meet colleagues and make new friends at our yearly conference; and connect with us and each other on NECRWA's social media pages and email discussion loop. Become a part of our community of friendly, knowledgeable, and always entertaining fellow writers.

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May 19, 2019 Meeting – History Ever After: Fabricated Historical Chronotopes in Romance Genre Fiction with Jennifer Hallock

Over eighty percent of bestselling historical romance books published in the first half of 2018 were set in Britain, either during the 19th century or the medieval period. These two fabricated chronotopes are selectively accurate to history and narrowly focused on high ranks of the nobility—in other words, they are “escapism.” This presentation will consider what escapism means in this context, who it serves, and who it harms. While any reader can enjoy a good duke Regency every once in ...
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Become part of New England’s most innovative group of writing and publishing professionals! Whether you’re just beginning to explore the possibility of becoming a romance writer or you’re an author with multiple books to your name, NECRWA has something for you. Member benefits include free monthly educational meetings; access to our members-only email discussion loop and Facebook page; first crack at conference pitch sessions with editors and agents; discounted rates on chapter conferences and contests; and more!


OUR MISSION

The New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America (NECRWA), an affiliate of Romance Writers of America®, is a nonprofit trade association that advances the professional interests of both published and unpublished career-focused romance writers through advocacy, education, and networking. NECRWA helps writers to become published and to establish careers in romance writing, and provides continuing support for its diverse membership within the romance publishing industry. Our members are committed to both learning and teaching others about the craft and the business of writing romance, and are dedicated to increasing public awareness of the romance genre, promoting excellence in romance fiction, and advocating for diversity and inclusion both within NECRWA and in the romance publishing industry at large.