Welcome to the

SpacecoasT Authors of Romance (STAR) Website

We are proud to be Chapter 187 of Romance Writers of America. Located on Florida’s Space Coast where rocket launches grace our skies, Florida’s STAR can be instrumental in launching YOUR romance-writing career!

If you are seriously interested in the pursuit of a career writing book-length romance fiction, you are welcome to join STAR.Our goal as an organization is to educate our members about writing and marketing quality romance novels and to provide a valuable support system as they enter this dynamic career field.

Monthly meetings and workshops provide a comfortable forum where published and unpublished writers share knowledge about the ever-changing romance fiction industry. Whether you are a beginner with just the glimmer of a story in mind or a seasoned, multi-published romance writer, STAR has something for you. Please enjoy your visit to our website.

“We are the Florida STARs

Helping You Launch Your Romance Writing Career”



STAR meets on the 4th Saturday of every month from 12 PM-4 PM  at THE WEST MELBOURNE LIBRARY, 2755 Wingate Blvd., West Melbourne. (map)


Non-members are welcome to attend up to three meetings in a year before membership will be required. If planning to attend, we would prefer if you let us know you are coming through the contact page so we know to look for you.

A typical meeting includes:
Meet and greet
Deep Dish Critique
Business Meeting with previous meeting minutes and RWA business news and updates
Guest speaker on business or craft

Next STAR Meeting

September 26th

12 Noon - 4 pm

 Guest Speaker:

Rachel Hauck


West Melbourne Public Library

2755 Wingate Blvd
Melbourne, FL 32904

Membership RENEWALS

membership renewal