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How Do I Join LERA?

We’re glad you asked!

LERA, the Land of Enchantment Romance Authors, is a local chapter of the Romance Writers of America. You must be a member of RWA to join LERA.

You’re welcome to visit us at one of our meetings to see what we’re about. Everyone may attend twice before deciding whether or not to join. We meet on the second Saturday of every month. Our typical meeting agenda and location are here.

For more information on LERA and how to join, you’ll find lots of good information here.

And for current members, it’s a brave new year and dues are due! Fill out the form via the link above. Dues made be paid via Paypal (button pops up after you fill out the form) or by mailing a check to:

Land of Enchantment Romance Authors
PO Box 35024
Albuquerque, NM 87176


REGISTRATION OPEN – 2013 Enchanting the Page Conference


Saturday, November 9th, 2013 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Includes Lite Breakfast and Buffet Lunch) at the renowned Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

A unique opportunity to learn and interact with a New York Times bestselling author, a senior editor from St. Martin’s Press and a literary agent.

Sign up now! To learn more, check out the details or send an email for more information.

LERA will be hosting: 

  1. New York Time Best-selling Author Deanna Raybourn for a two-part workshop on “Living the Creative Life.” Learn Deanna’s personal creativity secrets to effectively brainstorm, draft and revise to make your novel shine from this dynamic presenter.
  2. Jill Marsal, founding partner Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, whose agency’s clients include numerous bestselling authors in multiple genres.
  3. Jennifer Enderlin, Senior Editor, St. Martin’s Press

The event will include editor/agent appointments and our own version of LERA Idol, a chance to submit the beginning of your story and receive live feedback from an editor and agent.

This is a day not-to-be missed!

Barrett answers 4 questions on working process

Posted by: Barrett on Aug 4 2014, 6:38 pm in , , , , ,

I’m delighted and honored that the irrepressible Jody—one of the bright new stars in the Bedazzled TOTS Brigade—chose me. (Look for her new book, Empath soon)   On with the questions. 1. WHAT AM I WORKING ON? At the moment, I am working on revisions to book 3 of the Damaged series, Dispatched With Cause. After books 1 and […]