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    Established in 1987, DARA - Chapter 56 of Romance Writers of America® - is a non-profit, voluntary association of writers dedicated to raising and maintaining quality in the romance genre and its sub-genres. DARA works to accomplish this through advocating high professional standards and through the dissemination of information on writing and the publishing industry.

    To join DARA, you must be at least 18 years old and a member in good standing of RWA.

    We welcome visitors to our meetings. Visitors must be at least 18 years old and may attend up to two meetings before joining DARA. A $5 visitor fee is payable at the door.

    LAPSED MEMBERS: If you did not renew before your membership expired, you will need to rejoin DARA as a lapsed member. Please use the link on the right for Renew Membership/Rejoin.

    Upcoming Meeting

    Date: July 25, 2015
    Time: 9:30 a.m.

    Location: Richardson Civic Center 411 W. Arapaho Rd., Richardson, TX
    Topic: Formatting Print and Ebooks with Amber Jerome Norrgard

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