The Weta Nichols Writing Contest is named in honor of the late novelist Weta Nichols, who was the founder of Ozarks Romance Authors. For more about Weta (pronounced “WEE-ta”), visit her memorial page HERE.
Ozarks Romance Authors, founded in 1987, is a registered nonprofit group in the state of Missouri, and a member of Springfield Regional Arts Council. Ozarks Romance Authors is an independent writers’ group and is not affiliated with Romance Writers of America. Monthly meetings are held in Springfield, Missouri at The Library Station the first Saturday of each month, and the annual conference will be held Saturday, September 20, 2014.