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God Bless America!

Message of Hope Book Drive -- This drive was conceived and is being run by several RWA members.  Books donated will be sent to hospitals where survivors of the 9-11 attacks are being treated and to ships fighting the war.  If you're published, donate signed copies of your own books.  If you aren't published, donate copies of books by your favorite authors and include a personal note.  Click on the link for more information.


RWA Links:

RWA National -- Articles, bylaws, links to other chapters, contests, and much more await you here!  Joining National is the first step in joining the local chapter.  And if you're already a member, there's whole section for members only that will give you more information than you ever thought you'd need. A great resource for members and nonmembers alike!  Click here to read about the benefits of National Membership.

Greater Seattle Chapter
Olympia Chapter
Peninsula Chapter
Tacoma Chapter


Agents and Editors:

Agent Research -- For a small fee, receive information on a specific agent.  Also find a best-seller list that identifies the agents who sold the best sellers.
Association of Authors' Representatives, Inc.
Literary Agents -- This site keeps track of hot agents and the deals they make.  Articles included.
Passionate Pen Agent Info -- From our own president, Jesse Petersen's site! Great information on agents who represent romance.
Preditors and Editors -- A good place to check out agents and publishers to see if they're on the up and up.  A caveat...this is one guy's opinion of the publishers.


Bestseller Lists:

Amazon Bestseller Lists
NY Times Bestsellers Lists
Publisher's Weekly Bestsellers List
USA TODAY's Bestsellers List 1-50
USA TODAY's Bestsellers List 51-100
USA TODAY's Bestsellers List 101-150
Waldenbooks Bestsellers List


Bookstore Links:

Amazon.com -- Click through our links to Amazon and purchase your books and Eastside RWA makes a profit.  It's a great way to help out the chapter.  Amazon is great because they have reviews, a synopsis for most books, recommends if you've shopped there before, and if you're an author, you can tell your readers more about yourself and your novels.


Events:

Know of any events in the Seattle area?  Email the webmistress with the information.

Member websites:

Nina Beaumont (Nina Gettler)
Elizabeth Boyle Website
Stella Cameron Website
Darcy Carson Website
Melinda Rucker Haynes Website
Janice Kay Johnson Website
Adrianne Lee Website
Jesse Petersen Website
Jane Porter Website


Miscellaneous Links:

All About Romance -- Reviews, historical information, and lots more!
About.com's Romance Fiction -- Great information, chats, advice, you name it!  Terrific resource for the reader and writer.
The Literary Times  

WriteRomance -- An online store for romance writers featuring different items each month.  You'll find t-shirts, mugs, and more!


Research:

King County Library -- Tons of research engines and even a service to "Ask A Librarian - Live."

The Smithsonian Institute -- Take a virtual tour of selected objects from the vast collections of the National Museum of American History. Here you'll have an opportunity to look at hundreds of museum artifacts, most of which are not currently on exhibit.


Trade magazine links:

Romantic Times Magazine -- Ratings for the latest romance novels, as well as articles on writing and the industry.
The Romance Reader -- An online magazine that includes reviews of recent romance novels and stories about the romance industry.


Writing help and workshops offered by our members:

Elizabeth Boyle's "Take Home" Workshops -- You'll find help on pitching your novel, writing query letters, and more!
Stella Cameron Writing Workshop -- On the third Thursday of every month at 6:00 PST.  Be sure to register, it's free!

Nina Gettler's Writing Seminar -- An 8 week online romance writing class with one-on-one interactive critiquing.


Writing Help:

Stella Cameron Writer's Bulletin Board -- Where Stella will gladly answer your questions!




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