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Windy City has been supporting writers in their journey toward creative and professional growth in the romance genre for twenty-five years. Feel free to float around our site and learn more about us here at the Windy City Chapter of RWA. Don’t write romance? Ask about our associate membership!

Meetings

Starting in 2019, we’re adding quarterly Saturdays! We’re aiming to make Windy City meetings more accessible to those who aren’t able to make a week night meeting.

Windy City will meet officially once per month during the second week of the month unless otherwise noted. Optional second meetings may be planned for write-ins, critiques, or other activities and are not official business meetings. Generally, the first half hour of our meetings are slated for chapter business followed by a guest speaker.

Visit our full program schedule here: 2019 Programs

Saturday January 12 – Lisle Library, 10 am – 12:30
Wednesday February 13 – Naperville Chamber of Commerce
Saturday March 9 – 10 am – 1 pm Naperville Municipal Center
Wednesday April 10 – Naperville Chamber, 7-9 pm
Wednesday May 8 – Naperville Chamber, 7-9 pm
Wednesday June 12 – Naperville Chamber, 7-9 pm
Saturday July 13 – Naperville Municipal Center 10 am – 1 pm
Wednesday August 28 – Lisle Library (post national dinner Wed Aug 14)
Wednesday September 11 – Naperville Chamber, 7-9 pm
 Saturday October 12 – Naperville Municipal Center, 10 – noon
Wednesday November 13 – Naperville Chamber, 7-9 pm
Friday December 6 – holiday party TBD

Meeting Locations:

Naperville Chamber of Commerce, 3rd floor room 375, 55 S. Main St., Naperville, IL 630-355-4141 Elevator access points available on the east end of the building by the parking garage and the middle entrance by Hugo’s Frog Bar and Sur La Table Get Directions.
Lisle Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle, IL 630-971-1701. The meeting room is on the first floor on the right side of the main entrance. Occasionally, meetings may occur in a smaller study room further inside the library. Elevator access is available. Get Directions.
Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S Eagle St, Naperville, IL 630-355-4141 Parking garage access off Eagle Drive or Webster Ave, two blocks east of South Washington and Aurora Ave, Downtown Naperville

Guests

Windy City RWA prides ourselves on providing excellent programming to benefit every writer no matter what stage in their writing career. Guests are welcome to attend two meetings without obligation to join, so please visit us soon!

Members of Windy City Romance Writers are required to also join Romance Writers of America. More details on RWA.org

Join Windy City Romance Writers

*note – as RWA National updates their website, the Windy City RWA join link is disabled. Updates coming in January 2019

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Windy City’s Mission Statement

As a chapter of Romance Writers of America, the mission of Windy City is to promote excellence in romantic fiction, help writers become published and establish careers in their writing field, while maintaining a safe, supportive environment.

Windy City programs: helping to create happily ever afters since 1992.

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