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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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2020 STAR AWARD FOR WOMEN’S FICTION FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

May 1, 2020

 

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April 23, 2020, 7pm-8:30pm ET

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 How to Become a Better Writer in Quarantine—Even If You Don’t Feel Like Writing

May 5, 2020, 7pm-8:30pm ET

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May 21, 2020, 7pm-8:30pm ET

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MEMBER NEWS

The next novella in Samantha Bryant's Menopausal Superhero series, The Good Will Tour, was released by Falstaff Books on May 11.

Katherine Kayne's debut novel Bound in Flame was honored with the Silver Medal in Romance from the Independent Publisher Book Awards, also known as the IPPY. 

Janie Emaus has signed a contract with Wild Rose Press for the first book in her time traveling series The Time Traveling Matchmaker to be released in 2021.

Linda Rosen recently signed a contract with Black Rose Writing for her second novel, which still needs a title, for release March 2021. 

Rebecca Hodge is delighted to announce the release of the audiobook version of Wildland on May 26, narrated by Kirsten Potter.

Sue Phillips (formerly writing as Gillian Doyle) is delighted to announce her novel You Ought to Know will be released as ebook and print on June 16. 

Joy Ross Davis's novel The Madwoman of Preacher's Cove will be published fall 2020 by Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing.

Barbara Linn Probst is thrilled to announce that her debut novel Queen of the Owls  has been awarded the highly-competitive bronze medal for popular fiction by the Independent Publishers Association.

Kelly Harms’ new book The Bright Side of Going Dark will release May 12 from Lake Union. 

Sherri Leimkuhler's debut novel What's Left Untold is currently available for preorder.

Lindsey Rogers Cook's debut novel How to Bury Your Brother will be released on May 12 by Sourcebooks Landmark.  

Marina DelVecchio's debut novel Dear Jane has won the 2019 gold medal from UK's 2019  Wishing Shelf Book Awards. 

Marina DelVecchio's novel The Virgin Chronicles has been offered publication from She Writes Press. 

Lainey Cameron is thrilled that her debut The Exit Strategy—the 2nd place winner in the 2017 Rising Star Award—will release from The Wild Rose Press on July 8. 

Dianne Ebertt Beeaff's short story collection On Traigh Lar Beach will be published by She Writes Press on October 13.

William Schreiber is thrilled to share that his 2019 Rising Star Award-winner Someone to Watch Over is available for Amazon pre-order.

Janet Garber's "Stranger on the Plane" appeared in www.coffinbell.com, Vol. 3, Issue 2 in April; "Creation, Inc." will appear in www.theravensperch.com in May, and "The Bite" will be published later in the year by Jack Walker Press.

Deborah S. Madar’s second novel Dark Riddle (NFB Publishing) was released on April 17.

Kelly Duran's debut novel Can't Take It Back is now available as an exclusive audiobook on Audible.

Dawn Miller is thrilled to announce that she has accepted an offer of representation from Barbara C. Rosenberg of The Rosenberg Group.

Suzanne Park is pleased to announce her young adult novel The Perfect Escape has been chosen as a 2020 Junior Library Guild Selection.

Deborah Nedelman’s novel What We Take for Truth has won the 2019 Sarton Women's Book Award for Historical Fiction.

Sherri Leimkuhler is thrilled to announce that her debut novel What's Left Untold was released by Red Adept Publishing on May 19.

Jamie Beck's first women's fiction novel If You Must Know will be published on June 1.

Barbara Buckley Ristine's flash fiction "A Summer of Sorrows, 1847" will be published in the 2020 National Flash Fiction Day anthology.

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