Welcome to the Southern Louisiana Chapter of the Romance Writers of America


We’re writing romance in the New Orleans region.

When we aren’t busy writing, we’re doing what we can to educate and inform both aspiring and published writers.

Please see our Events page for up to date information on our programs.

The Southern Louisiana Chapter of Romance Writers of America (SOLA) is a non-profit literary organization dedicated to the craft and business of writing book length fiction.
The purpose of SOLA is to educate and inform both aspiring and published writers by providing a forum for its members to obtain and disseminate information regarding writing techniques, publishing, marketing, and networking with other writers and industry professionals.
SOLA provides its members with continuing support and education in order to help them establish and advance their careers in the writing field.

SOLA Meeting Reminder
Saturday,October 18th

Jefferson Parish Eastbank Library

4747 W. Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA

10:00 AM

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Our October Program:
Debra Dixon
First Chapters–Capture Your Reader

Debra Dixon is the President and Publisher of BelleBooks and its imprints—Bell Bridge Books and ImaJinn Books, which tackle a broad spectrum of genres. In 2013 the company made its first appearance in the Top 10 of Digital Book World’s “Power Publisher Rankings.” Their titles have been picked up in translation and by major publishers in subrights deals for mass market paperback, book club, audio and large print. The company has published original work from NYT and USA Today bestselling authors and is delighted to be publishing the new Diana Pharaoh Francis urban fantasy series beginning with TRACE OF MAGIC, which received a Top Pick and 4.5 stars from RT Magazine.

Early in her career, Debra Dixon published with major publishers, wrote ten books, contributed to twelve anthologies, and served as Vice President of RWA. Her popular GMC:Goal, Motivation, and Conflict workshop spawned a book that has become a how-to bible for writers