Mission statement

The purpose of the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association is to promote excellence in romance fiction writing and to provide support for its members through professional development. The Association evolved in 1987 from a six‑week workshop co-sponsored by Alberta Culture, Film and Literary Arts and the Calgary Public Library. In September of 1989, the Association was incorporated under the Societies Act of Alberta as a nonprofit organizationThe objectives of the Association have been proven by the number of professional writing careers that have been launched since its inception.

We are an Independent body of writers not affiliated with any other organisation.

Program Calendar

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Turning Journalling into Fiction – M. Jane Colette 10:30 am
Turning Journalling into Fiction – M. Jane Colette
Apr 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Turning Journalling into Fiction - M. Jane Colette
Journalling into Fiction An established journalling practice can be one of the most critical tools in your fiction writing arsenal. Find out how to start it—or change it—so that journalling supports your fiction writing, increases your word counts, and builds your awareness of your creative process. We will talk about traditional journals, art journals, gratitude…
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Writing Dialogue Tammy-Lyn Carbol 7:00 pm
Writing Dialogue Tammy-Lyn Carbol
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Writing Dialogue Tammy-Lyn Carbol
What makes for great dialogue?  Tammy-Lyn Carbol has the answers.  She’ll discuss what needs to be said, and how to say it – as well as what should be left unsaid – to increase tension and make your novel sparkle.
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