Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of Southern California Romance Writers (SoCalRW).

SoCalRW Membership offers many benefits, including:

  • Access to our network of local writers
  • Informational & entertaining meetings featuring bestselling authors and experienced marketing and business professionals
  • Discounted Online workshops to build your writing and business skills
  • Discounted monthly meeting fees
  • Access to members-only writing challenges
  • Opportunities to participate in community signings and readings
  • Access to our private Facebook page
  • Hands-on opportunities to learn more about romance publishing

Guests are welcome at the monthly meetings for up to two visits. Only SoCalRW members may attend additional meetings and enjoy the other benefits of membership.

If you have questions, contact our Secretary (membership <at>SoCalRW <.> com).

How to Join:

SoCalRW is not currently accepting new members online, please check back soon!

The cost of Membership for SoCalRW through January 31, 2022, will be $40.00 USD for everyone who wishes to join.

Effective March 1, 2022 through August 31, 2022, cost of Membership raises to $50.00 USD.

From September 1st, 2022 through December 31, 2022, Membership will be prorated at $30.00 USD.

January 1 thru 31, 2023, Renewal of Membership will be $40.00 USD.

New Membership or those renewing after the 30 day grace period will be $50.00 USD through August 31st, 2023.

From September 1st, 2023 through December 31, 2023, Membership will be prorated at $30.00 USD.

Membership Rates for 2022
January 1 – February 28, 2022 $40.00 USD
March 1 through August 31, 2022 $50.00 USD
September 1 through December 31, 2022 $30.00 USD
 
Membership Rates for 2023
Renewals: January 1 – January 31, 2023 $40.00 USD
New Membership or renewals after February 1, 2023 through August 31, 2023 $50.00 USD
September 1 through December 31, 2022 $30.00 USD

*According to IRS requirements, SoCalRW dues are not deductible as a charitable expense, but may be deducted as a business expense.

RWA – San Diego was incorporated in the State of California in May, 1987, with a name change to Southern California Romance Writers in December 2021, as a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation organized under California Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law. It is governed by Section 501 (c) 6 of the federal Internal Revenue Code. According to IRS regulations, membership dues and donations are not deductible as a charitable expense. Depending on your situation, you might be able to claim them as a business expense. Consult a tax professional for advice.