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The Florida Writers Association (FWA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization for writers of all genres. Our community of hard-working volunteers is dedicated to providing members with an incredible networking system. FWA is focused on the beginning and advanced writers within a professional atmosphere.

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RPLA Showcase: SR Staley
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Welcome to the RPLA Showcase Each year at the Royal Palm Literary Award Banquet, authors experience the joy of earning accolades for all the hard work that is often done in the privacy of the home with little to no recognition. Our goal is to showcase the best of the best at the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards and... Read More »

The Mystery of Joint Copyrights
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Co-writing with a friend, relative or colleague can be a wonderful experience. Remember, though, that when you intend to create a joint work by blending your individual contributions (such as a novel or memoir) and you do actually create it, you have entered the Twilight Zone of joint copyright ownership. If the other person loses interest after contributing only... Read More »