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Are you considering joining or renewing your membership but unable to pay chapter dues? Consider applying for a Helping Hands scholarship.

Thank you for considering joining the Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America. Before you join, please keep in mind that nearly all chapter policies are passed by vote and require a quorum, not a simple majority. If you join us — and we hope you do! — please be prepared to interact on at least that level, for the benefit of all our members.

Membership to the Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America grants you:

  • Access to members-only forums/loops

  • Access to the GSRWA monthly meetings, which include speakers and topics related to all aspects of writing

  • Access to special members-only functions and workshops

  • Early access to registration to the annual Emerald City Writers’ Conference

To join, you must be a member of Romance Writers of America. Memberships are processed through GSRWA's micro-site on

Step-By-Step Instructions

How to join Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America

  • Visit GSRWA’s micro-site on

  • Click the “Membership” tab underneath “Greater Seattle RWA”

  • Sign in with your credentials for

  • Click on “Pay Dues”

  • Click on the button next to the chapter name

  • Click “Add to Cart”

  • Click “Proceed to Checkout”

  • Click “Check Out with PayPal”

  • Continue to the PayPal site and complete payment

Once the dues have been paid, you should be redirected to the Chapter Portal where your new paid-thru date will be reflected.

Note: All Romance Writers of America membership affiliations are processed through the RWA website.