The purpose of RIRW is to promote excellence in women’s and popular fiction, to help writers become published and establish careers, and to provide continuing support for writers within the publishing industry.

We meet from September to June on the first Saturday of the month in the Hayden Center at the Cumberland Public Library in Cumberland, Rhode Island. (Due to holidays and/or activities at the library, the date or venue may change. Changes will be announced here.)

12:30 p.m. General Meeting

1:30 p.m. Workshop/Speaker

Visitors are welcome to attend.
(We would appreciate a $2.00 donation at the door.)

Visitors may attend up to two meetings before being required to join.

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Next meeting: June 2, 2018

Special Speaker



All-Day Saturday, June 2, 2018

10 AM – 4 PM (doors open at 9:30)

Community Conference Room, 2nd fl.

Cumberland Public Library

1464 Diamond Hill Rd.

Cumberland, RI

RI Romance Writers will sponsor a day of writing workshops led by Damon Suede, speaker extraordinaire, on June 2nd, 2018.  The day will include a mix of workshops, idea exchanges with other writers, and unlimited quantities of fun.

A buffet lunch is included with your entrance fee. 

Our special speaker, Damon Suede, is world-renowned for his compelling and engaging workshops, inspiring pantsers and plotters alike with different ways to hone their own unique writing process.

The day’s events will include interactive workshops with Damon Suede on Character, Scene & Sequel, and Presence/Platform.

Doors will open at 9:30 AM Saturday, June 2nd for registered participants sign-in.

The first workshop will begin at 10:00 AM.

A simple buffet lunch will be served in the conference room c. noon.

Afternoon workshops will start at 1 PM and 2:30 PM, with the day’s events wrapping up by 4 PM.

Registration for this all-day event (including lunch) is $50. The event is subsidized by RI Romance Writers.