Virginia Romance Writers (VRW), chapter #19 of Romance Writers of America®. We are an organization for both published and unpublished writers. Our membership includes writers of all levels, from unpublished writers working on their first manuscripts to award-winning, bestselling published authors. Through our monthly meetings, our chapter is dedicated to promoting excellence in romantic fiction. We offer innovative programs and workshops we share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing world. VRW strives to help writers grow their careers through workshops and networking opportunities.

We strive to reach as many Virginia romantic fictions writers as possibly by rotating our meeting venues each month. Check our workshops page for the list of upcoming speakers and locations. We welcome you to our growing membership of Virginia Romance Writers.



May 13th

Nikki Terpilowski of Holloway Literary Agency (All Day)

Gayton Library

10600 Gayton Road

Glen Allen, VA 23238-4117

10:00am: Doors Open/Meet & Greet/Set-Up
10:30am: Meeting Begins
Nikki Terpilowski is the founder and agent at Holloway Literary, a boutique agency located in North Carolina. Established in 2011, Holloway Literary represents a wide range of fiction, with a special interest in romance, women’s fiction and young adult.Learn more at HollowayLiteraryAgency.com

AM Session: Everything You Need To Know About Finding A Literary Agent

Nikki will discuss the process the unpublished author should go through to find the best agent to represent their work, beginning with determining if she should be pursuing a professional career in publishing, to what to expect after you sign with an agency.
PM Session: Scheduled Pitches
Nikki will take private, pre-arrange pitch sessions. Each pitch will last ten (10) minutes and must be scheduled in advance. To schedule your pitch, please contact varomwritersvpp@gmail.com. Limited slots available and will be provided on a first-reserved, first-served basis.


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