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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Character Development – Bret Cousins 10:30 am
Character Development – Bret Cousins
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Character Development - Bret Cousins
When a character does something totally outside of his/her motivations, it confuses the reader and weakens the narrative. Characters must be kept consistent with the skills and personalities you start them with. They can evolve and grow like real people, learning as they grow, but not sudden without a reason. In this workshop, Bret will…
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Brain Exercises – Shaa Dickson 7:00 pm
Brain Exercises – Shaa Dickson
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brain Exercises - Shaa Dickson
Exercising the brain can help creativity. Join Shaa to learn a few brain exercises to help your writing.
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