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Riding the waves: Writing romance in tempestuous times
In August 2013, for the first time, our annual national conference is heading to Western Australia. With a gorgeous heritage hotel, sunshine, sea-breezes, alfresco dining and history – Fremantle has it all. And now it has romance!
For more information visit the RWA Website.
Cruisin’ the News
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Closing dates for the 2012-13 RWA contest season
|HM&B High Five||14 September 2012|
|STALI||5 October 2012|
|Selling Synopsis||23 November 2012|
|Emerald Award||23 November 2012|
|Little Gems||1 February 2013|
|First Kiss||15 February 2013|
|Valerie Parv Award||TBA April 2013|
New Releases and Contracts
- Cathleen Ross has a new Forbidden Fantasy out called HIGHLANDER IN HER BED
Scotland 1308 Sir David McLaird is a prisoner of Sir James Bruce. When healer, Lady Arabel Bruce tends to his wounds he doesn’t expect to fall in love. The trouble is Arabel is from the enemy clan. Lady Arabel loves the wild highlander but won’t betray her clan and marry him, until Sir David abducts and makes her his.
- Khloe Wren has signed with Rogue Phoenix Press who have picked up her first book HER GUARDIAN ANGEL: Book 1 of the Fire and Snow Series.
- Imogene Nix has sold her novella, THE PLAN to Beachwalk Press.
Keeping Up Appearances
- Anna Jacobs will be conducting three talks for readers. Each time Anna will talking about what it’s like to be a writer, her ways of working, and where she gets her ideas.
Behind the Scenes with Anna Jacobs
When: October 23 at 2pm
Where: Seville Grove Library, Armadale WA
FMI: Need to book, contact the library or JPedroli@armadale.wa.gov.au
When:November 3 at 10am
Where: Edenvale, Pinjarra, WA
FMI: Need to book, contact the library or LeighA@murray.wa.gov.au
When:November 7 at 7pm
Where: Kwinana Library, WA
FMI: Need to book, contact the library or Stephanie.Mandyezewsky@Kwinana.wa.gov.au
Saturday October 27 – If you’re in Sydney, sign up for and come along to Nicole’s whole day workshop. Lots of activities, examples, workshopping and critiquing of sex scenes to start developing the skills to make your scenes pop and sizzle!
Cruisin’ Member Blogs
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This week on Friday Feast:
What better combination is there than romance fiction, food and wine? Thanks to best-selling historical romance author Anna Campbell and George IV you can experience all three on Friday Feast this week. Vicariously anyway.
There are fun tales about ‘Prinny’ and his gastronomic adventures, plus a wonderful pastry recipe for Mirlitons à la Fleur d’Orange, which sounds sexy and delicious just in words. But even more sexy and delicious, Anna’s giving away to one lucky commenter a copy of her hot new release, SEVEN NIGHTS IN A ROGUE’S BED. So come and join the Friday Feast fun. There’s indulgence to be had!
October 18 – MAGIC THURSDAY – Erica Hayes with giveaway of REVELATION AND HUNTER’S BLOOD
October 20 – DARKLIGHT ON…Anna Hackett
October 21 – Weekly Overview
October 23 – GOOD NEWS DAY
October 25 – MAGIC THURSDAY – Petra Crake with giveaway (TBA)
October 20 – HISTORICAL AUTHORS: Anna Campbell – do you like historical romance? Want to try the genre? Then check out these Aussie/Kiwi authors.
October 23 – ROMANTIC SUSPENSE AUTHOR: Sandy Curtis – delve into the mysterious world of romantic suspense with this Aussie author.
This Friday and over the weekend, Christina Phillips aka Christina Ashcroft is taking part in the Alpha Male blog hop where we’re discussing what we love about these hot gorgeous heroes! Fantastic prizes on offer, including a Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet. To enter, just leave a comment on her blog (and follow the blog hop for more chances to win!)
October 13 -Wow! What a Day
October 14 – In the Armchair with Anna Jacobs
October 19 – Five Tips for Writing Humorous Novels by Karina Fabian
October 23 – In the Armchair with Loretta Hill
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