Mid America Romance Authors

Where writers grow and flourish.


At MARA, we believe in advancing the professional interests of career-focused romance writers. If you want to connect to other romance authors, hone your skills as a writer, or learn more about what’s happening in this ever-changing genre, we would love for you to visit. We are a Kansas City-based writers group with opportunities for virtual members from anywhere. Join us for a meeting!

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Next Meeting

MAY 18TH in the Multi-Purpose Room

PRODUCTIVITY BIT BY BIT: Presented by Parker Hum.

How a little bit of writing each day adds up, what word counts to look for, and different writing methods.

Doors open at 11:00 a.m. The business meeting starts at noon and the presentation begins at 1:15 p.m. If you would like to attend through Zoom, you can request a link by contacting president@marakc.com.



Find Us Live

7710 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, KS 66208


We meet at the Prairie Village Police Department municipal facility near 75th and Mission from noon to 3pm, or you can join in via Zoom.

Get in Touch

Curious about MARA or want more information about us, our meetings, speaking opportunities, contests, or anything else? We’d love to chat! Send us a message via this form or email us at membership@marakc.com.