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:  The Rejection Audit: Why Your Pitch is Getting So Many Nos (and How to Get to Yes), with Jennie Nash
  
 
December 12, 2019, 7pm-8:30pm ET
 
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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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 Announcements 

MEMBER NEWS

Jenna Hanger, writing as J.L. Cole, announces that her debut novel Silver Heights will be published with Black Rose Writing on August 13, 2020.

Bonnie Schroeder's short story "Vigilantes" appears in The Bark magazine’s Fall issue.

Leslie Tall Manning's fifth novel Knock on Wood will be released on November 15. 

Sarah Robinson is releasing her first women's fiction title Every Last Drop on November 1.

Kris Clink’s novel Goodbye, Lark Lovejoy will debut with Spark Press in April 2021.

Michele Levy’s novel Anna’s Dance: A Balkan Odyssey will be released by Black Rose Writing on June 29, 2020.

Kilby Blades’s novel The Secret Ingredient is a quarterfinalist in the Publisher's Weekly Booklife Prize for Fiction.

Kathryn Craft was delighted to hear that her first agent had sold audio rights to The Art of Falling—seven years after its debut. (Now you know why they say publishing requires patience.) Tantor Media will produce the project.

K.E.Huston's Tex Miller Is Dead is a finalist in the Women's Fiction category for the Gateway to the Best contest through MORWA. Winners will be announced in mid-November.

Belle Ami’s The Girl Who Knew Da Vinci (Out of Time series book #1) won a RONE Award as first runner up for a Paranormal Romance Audiobook and as winner for Cover Design Romance Suspense.

Judith Clappier's (pen name Joanna Clare) debut novel Sails to Sequins was released on October 12.

C.L. Charlesworth's novel The Last Merry Go Round will be released in November by Mirador Publishing.

Sheila Myers' short story “The Encounter,” based on a true story of someone being stalked by a mountain lion while snowshoeing, will appear in the Stone Canoe Literary Journal in February 2020.

Margaret Porter's latest release Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr won the 2019 New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Work of Fiction and is a finalist for the 2019 Independent Publishers of New England award for Best Fiction.

Rachel Dacus' second novel The Invisibles will release on November 15 from Time Fold Books.

Charly Cox's debut novel All His Pretty Girls was released October 23 by Hera Books.

Lori Henriksen's debut novel The Winter Loon has won first place in the LGBT category and placed third in the New Adult Fiction category in the 25th annual 2019 Colorado Independent Publishers Association book awards.

Belle Ami’s The Girl Who Knew Da Vinci (Out of Time series Book #1) is a Finalist in the TopShelf Book Awards. Winners to be announced in the December magazine issue.

Bernie Brown's debut novel I Never Told You was released by Moonshine Cove Publishing October 3.

C.P. Florez is happy to announce the September 2019 publication of "Puerto Rican Short Stories” is now available online at Barnes and Noble.

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