Contact Us

Last updated: 8/19/2017
Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Saturday of each month 
at the Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library 
three miles north of Forest Lake Exit on I-35
from 10 a.m. - 12:30

Join us for breakfast and conversation at 8:30 at the VillagInn  prior to the meeting. (Guests age 18 and over are welcome.)
Purpose of NLW

To advance the professional interests of career-focused writers through networking, information, and education, and to provide continuing support for writers within the romance  publishing industry.
Romance Writers of America
 Chapter #199
2016 Writers Retreat at Breezy Point where laughter, food, and conversations were in abundance.
Next meeting: Saturday, September 16, 2017
From the Little Book of Writers' Wisdom: "A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult that it is for other people." --Thomas Mann
Guest Speaker: Tips and Tricks on the Query Process by Kristie Belcamino 

Kristi teaches classes at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and at LitReactor on how to navigate the query trenches and snag an agent. Before signing with her first literary agent (yes, she's on her second) Belcamino queried more than 100 agents, breaking some steadfast rules along the way before she received multiple offers of representation. Here are her tips and tricks on the query process. 

Chapter host: Stacey Wollschlager