Women's Fiction Writers Association is an inclusive organization of writers creating layered stories in which the plot is driven by the main character's emotional journey.

We believe that women’s fiction heightens human connection, engenders empathy, and illuminates new perspectives. By consciously supporting all voices and providing tools and resources to rigorously develop craft, the Women’s Fiction Writers Association fosters successful careers, meaningful relationships, and the creation of resonant, diverse stories.

Whether you are an aspiring, debut, or multi-published author, we offer support and resources to help you improve and succeed. Members gain exclusive access to craft workshops and webinars taught by industry leaders, insider recaps of industry news, pitch sessions with women's fiction agents, and more! 

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Workshops & Events

 

Webinar: Next Level Instagram for Authors: The Inside Scoop From Two Authors & Bookstagrammers

 
November 21, 2019, 8:00-9:00pm ET
 
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Webinar: Scrivener: Beyond the Basics with Gwen Hernandez
 
October 17, 2019, 7:00-8:00pm EDT
 
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Webinar: The Changing Face of Publishing, What all Authors Need to Know

 

September 19, 2019, 7:00-8:00pm ET

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 Webinar: Quelling Your Query Conundrums
  
 
August 22, 2019, 7:00-8:00pm EDT
 
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 Announcements 

MEMBER NEWS

Kerry Anne King's new novel Everything You Are releases October 1 through Lake Union.

Ginny Fite is delighted to announce her fifth novel Blue Girl on a Night Dream Sea is set for release on September 28 from Black Opal Books.

Kelly Duran is thrilled, humbled, excited, and still in shock that she is now represented by Katie Shea Boutillier at the Donald Maass Literary Agency.

Karen Kroll's manuscript A Matter of Perspective is a finalist in the women's fiction category of the Colorado Gold contest. 

Pamela Raleigh just signed with Moonshine Cove Publishing for her debut novel scheduled for publication in June 2020.

Gisele Lewis's poems "Sewing Lesson" and "Halloween, 2016" have been selected for publication in the poetry journal Pirene's Fountain, Vol. 13 Issue 21.

Suanne Schafer's new book Hunting the Devil will be released September 15, 2019.

Lyn Liao Butler is so happy to announce that her debut novel The Tiger Mom's Lies and a second book will be published by Berkley/Penguin Random House.

Cheryl Devenney has just published her third book, a novella entitled Harbor Blues.  

Elena Mikalsen is happy to announce that her second novel, The House by the Cypress Trees, releases on September 2nd, from The Wild Rose Press. 

Muriel Pritchett’s third novel, Rotten Bananas and the Emerald Dream, will be released at Thanksgiving by Black Rose Writing.

Judith Keim’s Coming Home - Book #2 in the Chandler Hill Inn series is now up for pre-order. Release date is October 8th! 

Bernie Brown's ghost stories, “The Man in the Hotel,” “The Doggone Ghost,” and “Pearberry,” have all been accepted by Devil's Party Press for publication in their October anthology Halloween Party 2019. She is shocked and delighted.

Kristin Owens is spontaneously combusting over the news she signed with agent Madelyn Burt of Stonesong Literary.

Kit Sergeant has released the third book in her Women Spies Series- L'Agent Double: Spies and Martyrs in the Great War.

Barbara Josselsohn is thrilled to announce that she has signed a two-book deal with Hachette's Bookouture fiction imprint. Both novels are scheduled for release next year. 

Heather Marie Spitzberg’s essay, “Moving Sand, Moving Water, Moving People,” was published by the University of Miami’s Sinking City Literary Magazine.

Erin Bartels is happy to announce that her second novel, The Words between Us, releases September 3rd from Revell.

Michelle McCraw recently signed with Maureen Moretti of P.S. Literary Agency.

Dawn Annis' historical romance novel, Highlander's Choice, was released on July 3, 2019. 

Nicole Meier's third novel, The Second Chance Supper Club, releases September 10 from Lake Union Publishing. 

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