Become a Member

First Coast Romance Writers, a non-profit organization for both published and unpublished writers, as well any individuals involved in the writing/publishing industry. The membership includes writers at all levels, from those working on their first manuscripts to award-winning authors.

The organization is dedicated to promoting excellence in romantic fiction through monthly meetings and workshops in a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the constantly evolving publishing industry.

FCRW strives to help writers become published and establish careers with innovative programs, networking opportunities and pertinent information on effective marketing techniques for members’ published works.

Membership Benefits

In addition to monthly meetings and professional workshops with industry professionals, some of the many benefits of joining FCRW are:

  • digital resources online library
  • Members Only Area to learn, share and just to vent
  • Beacon Program Beginning 2024 – Matching Newer Authors with More Experienced Published Authors for Mentoring
  • selling eBooks on our own online store – the anthologies
  • Individual Author Promo Videos for those who contribute stories to our Anthologies
  • professional services listing page from our members to our members at special prices
  • Members Only can Participate in the Anthology Submissions
  • Any of Your Publishing News Highlights will be featured in the newsletter and social media posts
  • Free Book Ads in the newsletter twice a year
  • Excellent Writers Workshops Once a Month

Writers Retreat: A weekend getaway to bond with your fellow FCRW members, write, relax and learn. Past retreats were included a historic Jekyll Island stay, Silver Springs boat tour, and a St. Augustine beach house and ghost tour. For questions, contact THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED DURING THE PANDEMIC. We hope to start these back up once we get our membership and fundraising efforts back up to par.

Additional Perks: Our professional website offering published authors an opportunity to promote their work. Each member is encouraged to submit their website and social media accounts on the Our Author Profile page so that we can each follow, share, comment and like each others sites and posts. Collaboration and Cooperation is always a great way to support each of our writing businesses.

If you have any questions please contact Membership Coordinator

How to Join FCRW or Renew for the Coming Year

Fill out the form below and pay the fee

Note: Dues are not deductible as charitable expenses but may be deducted as a business expense.
FCRW membership costs $50/year.

Membership Sign up and Renewal Form

This form is for new members to sign up and returning members to renew their annual FCRW dues. If you choose to pay by check, compete the form with your information and ignore paypal when it pops up. Then make checks out to First Coast Romance Writers and mail it to the address below. First Coast Romance Writers PO Box 37744 Jacksonville, FL 32236 Note: Payment is nonrefundable.

We need your full legal name for our membership listing.
Enter all the author pen names you currently write under.
Please tell us which name you would preferred to be called when you are participating in our group activities and the member site.
Please tell us the the genres you are currently writing in or would like to if not started yet
Your current mailing address is required for our tax records.
List all your author website/blog and all your social media URLs. Don't forget to include your Amazon Author page link. We support our authors with shares, likes, etc.
Indicate if you are here as just a romance fiction reader, just as a writer or perhaps both.
It is helpful to know if you have already published, are working on getting published or are here as a romance reader only.
Put NA if you have not published yet. Otherwise indicate the year of your last published book
If referred by someone please type in their name. Some replies might be "Internet Search", "Facebook Group" "ABC website", etc
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Please Upload your author photo or logo to add to the website. We use this for our author's members gallery and in the Member's Only website.
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