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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.
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 email@example.com
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|
- Imelda Evans’ new release RULES ARE FOR BREAKING is out now from Destiny Romance.
- Carolyn Wren is thrilled to announce that her debut novel DIPLOMAT’S DAUGHTER released in eBook on October 31. Secret Cravings Publishing has contracted the whole of The Protectors series, 7 books in total including DIPLOMAT’S DAUGHTER. Books 2-7 will be released from February 2013. Book 4, THE HOSTAGE won the 2012 Category division of The Emerald and will also be available in print.
- Mel Teshco shared good news this week:Momentum, a new digital line of Australia’s Pan Macmillan, is releasing it’s first first five short erotic stories on November 1, followed by nine more over the coming months:
BENEATH THE LIGHT OF A SILVER MOON by Mel Teshco
A REAL ONLINE FANTASY by Cate Ellink,
ROOM WITH A VIEW by Kylie Scott
A SPORTING CHANCE by Rhyll Biest
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: 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
Cruisin’ Member Blogs
Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- RWA Blog
November 2 – Blog Bites – Kerri Williams
November 3 – Hearts Talk Wrap – Ainslie Paton
November 4 – Event Announcements – Juanita Kees
November 8 – Cruisin’ with RWA – Juanita Kees
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Kylie Griffin on her blog, celebrating the publication of my third Traders book, The Trader’s Dream. (There are two more in the series to come.)
This week on Friday Feast:
Warm that teapot because this week on Friday Feast we’re getting all buttery biscuity with lovely Australian author Annie West. Annie is celebrating the release of her sexy new romance, DEFYING HER DESERT DUTY, with tales of baking and pantry crises, and a lemon shortbread biscuit recipe that will set your mouth a-watering.
Plus share your favourite biscuit or the most unusual you’ve come across and you could win a copy of DEFYING HER DESERT DUTY!
October 31 – SPECIAL HALLOWEEN POST: The 2nd Anniversary Halloween Blog Hop!
November 4 – Weekly Overview
November 5 – Winner of the Blog Hop announced
November 5 – GOOD NEWS DAY
November 6 – A BITE OF… With Nicola Sheridan and Magical Redemption
November 7 – MAGIC THURSDAY –with Mel Teshco
Musa Monday with SS Hampton, Sr
Tuesday Tunes – Sarah Blasko
2nd Anniversary Halloween Blog Hop with the DarkSiders
Kylie will be taking a break from regular blogging but will still be doing occasional posts. Stay tuned!
- Jenn J McLeod – asks the question…
“Have you met Chester Lewis yet?” (Helene Young knows him VERY well indeed.) Seeing the different authors’ interpretations of a character is both entertaining and educational . Fascinating – and a cheap read!
- The Other Side at Kees2Create
November 1 – In the Armchair with Julie Kagawa and THE LOST PRINCE.
November 4 – In the Armchair with Linda Hays-Gibbs and her latest release ANGEL IN MY HEART, DEVIL IN MY SOUL, how love can triumph over evil.
November 6 – In the Armchair with Imogene Nix and Questions That Irk an Erotic Romance Author
November 8 – In the Armchair with Ann B Harrison and A MISTRESS FOR MAGNUS
How does your special one do “it”? Lower those eyebrows and come on over to my blog to find out which “it” and share yours!
- Wine, Women and Wordplay
October 31 – Talking self-publishing with Monique McDonell
October 29 – Fighting The Fear (or writer’s block) with the power of NaNoWriMo
October 26 – Exploring the dark side with Kylie Scott’s Flesh: http://wp.me/p2hmss-pH
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:
- Anne Gracie
- Bronwyn Parry
- Cathryn Brunet
- Down Under Desirabelles
- Historical Belles and Beaus
- Love Cats Down Under
Have a great week!