Join Southern Magic

About Us

Southern Magic, the Birmingham Chapter of the Romance Writers of America®, is a group of writers ranging from new to writing romance all of the way to published authors you can find on bestseller lists. We meet in the “Magic City,” Birmingham, Alabama.

Our mission is to promote excellence in romantic fiction, help writers become published and establish careers in their writing field, and provide continuing support for writers within the romance publishing industry. We hope to help you advance your career and improve your writing skills.

Benefits of Joining Southern Magic

Once you receive your RWA number, click here to join Southern Magic.
You will log in and pay through the RWA site.

  • Monthly meetings
  • Chapter sponsored workshops
  • Writing retreats
  • Private email loop for asking questions
  • Facebook and Twitter accounts for sharing member and chapter information
  • Chapter newsletter for sharing successes and news
  • Readers Luncheon and a chance to sponsor a table of readers
  • Two contests, one for published works and the other for unpublished
  • A member’s only category for the unpublished manuscripts
  • A conference scholarship for early membership renewal
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • A supportive and knowledgeable membership
 

How to Join


Join RWA First

Members must be 18 or older in accordance with Romance Writers of America® (RWA) rules. You must be a member of RWA to join Southern Magic.

Click here to find out more about becoming an RWA member.

Join Southern Magic

Once you receive your RWA number, click here to join Southern Magic.
You will log in and pay through the RWA site.

  • First-time membership for one year is $25.
  • Membership renewal is $20.