It’s Official!!!


I finally took the leap and became an official member of ¬†RWA (Romance Writers of America)! I can already feel the RWA magic fairy dust rain upon me. …all my publishing dreams and wishes will come true… O k….maybe this isn’t quite as magical as I’m making it out to be but it is aContinue reading “It’s Official!!!”

Writing Communities: From the General to the Genre Specific


Since starting this writing journey I’ve heard time and time again about the benefits of joining writing communities. I’ve taken the step once before to research them but there is just SO many that it made my head spin. Plus there’s always that feeling of, “Would I even really fit into this group?” or “DoContinue reading “Writing Communities: From the General to the Genre Specific”

2014 Golden Heart Finalists


The Golden Heart is an award put on by the Romance Writers of America to acknowledge outstanding manuscripts that have not been published. Many Golden Heart finalists end up selling their manuscripts to publishers as a result of the exposure from the contest. To learn more about the specifics of the contest click over toContinue reading “2014 Golden Heart Finalists”

2014 RITA Finalists


Congratulations to all the ladies who have become finalists in the 2014 RITA competition! I love following the RITA awards. I feel it is always a great representation of current¬†trends in the romance genre and it helps us see which authors, editors and publishers are in the thick of it all. Hopefully, one day myContinue reading “2014 RITA Finalists”

7 Questions You Should Ask About Your Genre


Question #1: What do I want to write? After that fateful night where I filled out that character development worksheet and realized what I wanted to do for the rest of my current existence, I knew what kind of book I wanted to write. Not only because it was one of my favorite types ofContinue reading “7 Questions You Should Ask About Your Genre”