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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


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.
Literary Agents -- This site keeps track of hot agents and the deals they make.  Articles included.
Passionate Pen Agent Info --  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.



Member websites:

Elizabeth Boyle Website
Darcy Carson Website
Melinda Rucker Haynes Website
Adrianne Lee Website
Jane Porter Website


Miscellaneous Links:

All About Romance -- Reviews, historical information, and lots more!

The Literary Times  

The Passionate Pen -- a great resource for just about everything romance related - industry info, writing tips, the works!

Writer's Digest -- articles on writing, monthly contests, and possibly the best source for books on the craft of writing you'll find on the Net.


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.

Library of Congress -- a HUGE database of books and articles


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:

Kiss of Death RWA chapter -- this online chapter has great monthly online workshops -- everything from police procedure to how to write great heroines is found here for a low fee.  Check it out!

Hearts Through History -- Another great online chapter dedicated to historical romance writers, with workshops, critique groups and great articles!


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