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NOLA STARs is a local north Louisiana chapter of Romance Writers of America ®, which is one of the largest professional writing organizations in the US and internationally. The national organization provides a platform, information, training, and networking with agents, editors and publishers. We at NOLA STARs bring those advantages, and more, to our members.

Following RWA® policy, a guest may attend up to two meetings free of charge per lifetime. After that time, individuals must join both the national and local organization in order to attend meetings.

Prospective members interested in joining NOLA STARs must first join our parent organization, Romance Writers of America. You may request a membership package through the RWA website or call (832) 717-5200 or you can write to them at: Romance Writers of America, 14615 Benfer Road, Houston, TX 77069.

Chapter dues are as follows: Renewal fee schedule (click here to renew your membership)

  • $20 if paid by Dec 31 of the prior year
  • $24 if paid by Feb 01
  • $29 after Feb 01
New Members fee schedule (click here register online)
  • $24 if joining during Jan, Feb March
  • $18 if joining during April, May, June
  • $12 if joining during July, Aug, Sept
  • $6 if joining during Oct, Nov, Dec
NOTE: Our bi-monthly newsletter is sent to members electronically. If you wish to receive a print copy, please add an additional $5 to the fees noted above. 1)You may download, fill out and print the Membership Application and mail it, along with your check for your dues, to the address provided on the application. Or 2)You may register electronically and pay your dues electronically using any major credit card or through your PayPal account by filling out and submitting the online form.