Welcome back to Cruisin’. The count down to 50k in 30 Days has started. Read more on where you can register below.
Don’t forget to send your good news and blogs to email@example.com – we love to hear from our members and share in celebrating their success.
Registration opens midday Thursday May 24 on the RWA Forum. Participate to Motivate!
50K in 30 Days starts June 1 and runs until June 30. This is your opportunity to write, write, write. Our motto this year is Participate to Motivate, so let’s have a writing party. Whether you want to write, edit or both, we’ll help you reach your Word Goal together.
Can’t manage 50k? No problem! Set a goal you can manage, then add another 10K – we all have to start somewhere. We’ll be there with you, participating, cheering you on and to carry you across the finish line.
This year the challenge will take place on the RWA Forum. Would you like to join us? Look out for news and information on the RWA Forum, our Facebook Group Page, Facebook Page and in Cruisin’ with RWA on how to join up for this amazing race. Ready? Set. GO! (PS: You must be a financial member of RWAustralia to participate.)
Register your participation on the forum by June 1 to receive your invite to join this exciting event.
RWA Merry Webber Blogs
May 25 – A Day in the Writing Life of Chris Taylor – Suzanne Hamilton
May 26 -New Releases – Nicole Flockton
May 27 – Event Announcements – Juanita Kees
May 28 – Conference Spotlight – Eleni Konstantine
May 29 – Little Gems 2012 Author Carmen Gowans – Jenn J McLeod
May 30 – Winter Writer’s Workshop with Anne Gracie – Imelda Evans
May 31 – Cruisin’ with RWA – Juanita Kees
Share your good news with us each week and we’ll join you in your happy dance. Congratulations to all our members this week. Share your new release, new cover, contest win, new contract, new website and more good news with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- New releases
May 26 – Look out for some exciting new releases in the New Releases Blog
Janelle Lee’s UNCOVERED is now available in eBook
Astrid Cooper‘s new release FANGS FOR THE MEMORIES made it to the bestseller list at Extasy Books.
- New Cover
Share your cover love with us at email@example.com
- New Contract
Zaide Bishop has signed a contract with Carina Press to produce a seven book series. The novellas are due for publishing on the following dates:
– Book 2 by Jun 30, 2012
– Book 3 by Aug 31, 2012
– Book 4 by Oct 31, 2012
– Book 5 by Dec 31, 2012
– Book 6 by Feb 28, 2013
– Book 7 by April 30, 2013
- Keeping up Appearances
Pop in and see Rachael Johns at the following events:
When: Saturday May 26, 2012
Where: Books Plus Armadale, shop 21A Armadale Shopping Centre, Armadale, WA
When: Wednesday June 6
Where: Ballajura Library, cnr Kingfisher & Illawarra Cres, BALLAJURA, WA
FMI and RSVP to 9249 1488.
When: Saturday June 23
Where: Dymocks, 171 York St, Albany, WA
Cruisin’ Member Blogs
Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 25– This week on Friday Feast:
I’m delighted to host rural romance author Mandy Magro, whose gorgeously covered JACARANDA released this week. Mandy is sharing a recipe she learned off her English mother-in-law and it’s a stunner – Chocolate Orange Cheesecake. Yep, just like a Jaffa except much, much better.
So come on over and say hi, but don’t forget a napkin because I promise you will drool!
May 24 – MAGIC THURSDAY: Eleni Konstantine
May 26 – ENCHANTED ORB: Maree Anderson
May 27 – Weekly Overview
May 29 – GOOD NEWS DAY
May 30 – A BITE OF…with Kathrine Leannan
May 28 – A mouthwatering moment with Juanita Kees from her debut release, FLY AWAY PETA
May 26 – FROM THE BOOKSHELF…Phaeton Black:Paranormal Investigator series (Jillian Stone)- looking for a new book to read or a new-to-you author? Check out what’s on the bookshelf!
May 29 – TOPIC: Being a Published Author – In the beginning… – What happens after you get THE CALL? The first in a four part series.
May 25 – The magical guest this week is multi-published Eternal Press author, Kathryn Meyer Griffith with her story WITCHES.
- Wine, Women and Wordplay
May 21 – Show Don’t Tell Part II
May 23 – Feed the writer: Chocolate Brownie recipe!
May 25 – More on what makes a man sexy
Enrico’s Pick Six
Submit your blog site link to email@example.com to share with our readers. Enrico hand picks six blogs to showcase every week.
Enrico’s Pick Six this week:
Cruisin’ for Contests
The RWA Contest season is now closed. Watch this space for information when the season re-opens around mid-August with HM&B High Five.
A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket. ~Charles Peguy