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RWA Merry Webber Blogs
March 30 – A Day in the Writing Life of …. Erin Moira O’Hara – Suzanne Hamilton

March 31 – New Releases – Sandie Hudson

April 1 – Event Announcements – Juanita Kees

April 2 – Conference Spotlight: Eleni Konstantine – Eleni Konstantine

April 3 – Conference Spotlight: Anne Gracie – Eleni Konstantine

April 4 – Little Gems 2012 Author, Anna Simons– Jenn J McLeod

April 5 – Cruisin’ with RWA – Juanita Kees


Cruisin’ the News
Share your good news with us each week and we’ll join you in your happy dance. Congratulations to all our members this week.

  • New releases

Members share their new releases with us every week. Keep your TBR list up to date or share a new release with us at

April 5 – Look out for Rhyll Biest’s RUSSIAN HEAT, part of the anthology DANGEROUS MEN, DANGEROUS PLACES, published by Pink Petal Books.

  • New Contracts

Have you had your manuscript accepted for publishing? Share the details with us and we’ll help you celebrate.

Ann B Harrison has signed a contract for her first book TAMING THE OUTBACK with Breathless Press. The expected release date is August 24, 2012.

  • New Cover

Share your new cover here and spread the good news of your upcoming release.

Rachael Johns was thrilled to receive the cover for JILTED, due for release from MIRA Australia on June 12, 2012.

  • Keeping up Appearances

Share the details of your talks, book signings and guest appearances on our Events Page.

April 24 – Annie West will be talking about Romance Writing: An Insider’s Perspective with time for questions. Morning tea will be provided and bookings are preferred.
Where: Belmont Library, Lake Macquarie (just south of Newcastle).
When: 11am – 12noon
FMI & Bookings: 02 49210707


Cruisin’ Member Blogs
Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at:

Delicious Friday Feast this week is with guest Kaz Delaney, author of the delightful book DEAD ACTUALLY.

March 30 – ENCHANTED ORB: Shona Husk

April 1 – Weekly overview


March 27 – TOPIC: AN AUTHOR’S LIFE…with Bec McMaster (Sourcebooks Aussie steampunk author)

March 31 – Month of Hot Heroes (Final)

April 2 – The Story of Ray and Mary:
We meet two very special people whose story reads like a real life romance, Ray and Mary Hawkins. One lucky reader has the opportunity to win a copy of one of Mary’s books from THE BARAGULA SERIES and a copy of Ray’s latest release CAPTURED BY CALVARY. Answer Mary’s question at the end of the blog to win this wonderful prize from two inspirational heroes.

Theory on Thursday

March 26 – Is Creative Commons the answer to Fanfic ethical questions?

March 28 – Wednesday Review reads Vonnie Hughes’ LETHAL REFUGE

March 30 – End-of-week drinkies with Cocktails I have Known

April 1 – Sunday Salon interviews a different kind of Storyteller (no joke!)

April 2 – What oral Storytelling can do for writers.

April 4 – Wednesday Review starts the AWW2012 Challenge


Clint’s Cruisin’ Lane


Enrico’s Pick Six
Submit your blog site link to to share with our readers. Enrico hand picks six blogs to showcase every week.
Enrico’s Pick Six this week:

  1. Alison Stuart
  2. Bronwen Evans
  3. Denise Rossetti
  4. Eleni’s Tavern
  5. Fiona Lowe
  6. Kylie Scott


Cruisin’ for Contests
Improve your writing and publishing opportunities by entering the RWA contests.

April 23 to May 4 (or until contest fills) – Valerie Parv Award


Cruisin’ the Learning Highway
Discover new roads to success with in-person and on-line events announced every Sunday. For venue, date and cost information, please also visit our Events page.


RWA Events and Conferences
Follow the link to the RWA Events and Conference Page for more news on the Gold Coast Conference 2012.


Enrico’s quote of the week

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies. ~Swedish Proverb

Until next week,
Regards Juanita

Leave a comment


  1. Thanks for the link love, Kylie! Do you guys know Kitty Bucholz? She was living in Australia for the past two years – she’s home now, and she’s in our local chapter!

  2. Thank you for this update…

  3. This is great share the link love, Kylie!


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