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Pursue your personal publishing happily-ever-after

Celebrating 35 Years of Helping
Grow Romance Writers in DFW

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Bio: Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Kate Burkholder mystery series, set in the world of the Amish.  The first book, Sworn to Silence, was adapted into a Lifetime original movie titled An Amish Murder starring Neve Campbell as Kate Burkholder. Castillo is the recipient of numerous industry awards including a nomination by the International Thriller Writers for Best Hardcover, a nomination for the Mystery Writers of America’s Sue Grafton Memorial Award and a nomination for an “Audie Award” for best mystery audiobook.  Her work has appeared on numerous bestseller lists and earned a spot on the Boston Globe’s shortlist for best crime novel.

In addition to writing, Castillo’s other passion is horses. She lives on a ranch in Texas with her husband, three Appaloosas, and two feisty but loveable Blue Heelers. 

She loves hearing from readers. 

Visit her website at  https://www.lindacastillo.com/index.html

At DARA, you will find...

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Craft

Our monthly meetings and events offer valuable information to improve your craft, your writing life, and your business acumen. 
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Community

We support each other's writing efforts. We cheer for your successes and console you through rejections. We take care of each other.

Expertise

We welcome romance writers at all stages, from those starting their first manuscript, to multi-published traditional, indie, or hybrid authors. 

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A Village

Membership in a local chapter of RWA allows you to reap the benefits of the national organization while building relationships with area authors.

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DARA's Purpose & People

We are 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. DARA is chapter 56 of the Romance Writers of America.
We welcome all writers serious about pursuing a personal publishing happily-ever-after. 
We invite you to come to a meeting or two, get to know us, and find out if you'd like to join our writing family.
DARA is a local chapter of RWA. Click to learn more. 
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