Another bumper issue again this week! Blog Chauffeurs, Enrico and Clint were kept very busy out on the road cruisin’ for blogs. I’m pleased to say they came back with a pretty good catch. From what they tell me, there’s some tasty Christmas Fare out there. Have you got a new release, cover, contract, website or blog to share? Send us the link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Share your new release, new cover, contest win, new contract, new website and more good news with us at email@example.com
- Mel Teshco’s shape-shifter novella, LUSTING THE ENEMY will be released on December 19
- Elise Ackers has her second title with Destiny Romance, THE MAN PLAN due for release on December 14 as well as a title called UNFORGETTABLE coming out with Escape Publishing in January. Both are contemporary romance reads. For covers and more information, visit her website.
- Coleen Kwan’s small town, Australian contemporary sweet romance, REAL MEN DON’T BREAK HEARTS has just been released on Amazon.
- Caitlyn Nicholas is pleased to announce that her Escape Publishing novella, THE DANGER GAME is now available on Amazon. Her Momentum novel, DRIVE ME TO DISTRACTION was released in early November.
Clint had a busy week cruisin’ the web and inbox. Hope you enjoy his scoop. Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
is blogging with Emmie Dark as part of her 12 days of Christmas, with a bit of a food theme. Drop by and join in.
is also taking part in the Entangled Under the Mistletoe blog hop along with fifty other Entangled Publishing authors. Stop by her blog to be in the draw to win a copy of HOLIDAY AFFAIR and her December 21 release SUMMER OF THE MOON FLOWER.
Is taking part in the Entangled Under the Mistletoe blog hop. Stop by her blog to be in the draw to win a copy of CONTRACT FOR MARRIAGE
This week on Friday Feast:
Rich, velvety and oh so sweet. Mmm. Hard to resist those words, isn’t it? Well, don’t. Instead, bustle on over to Friday Feast where best-selling historical fiction author Deborah Challinor is sharing her more-ish recipe for Swiss milk caramel. Just think what a lovely Christmas gift a beautifully wrapped bowl of this fudge would make, even if only for you!
is taking part in the Entangled Under the Mistletoe blog hop. For a chance to win a copy of REAL MEN DON’T BREAK HEARTS and SHORT SOUP, visit her blog and leave a comment.
December 13 – MAGIC THURSDAY – C.T. Green with giveaway of DREAM LOVER
December 14 – WHAT WE ARE READING
December 15– ENCHANTED ORB with A.P. Castell
December 16 – Weekly Overview
December 17 – Winner of C.T.’s giveaway announced
December 18 – GOOD NEWS DAY
December 19 – A BITE OF with C.T. Green
December 20 – MAGIC THURSDAY – Nicole Murphy with giveaway, specifically with those with Apple products.
Musa Monday – Ted Mendelssohn
Writing Buddy Wednesday – Jenny Schwartz
Shout out Saturday – Wenches
Author of BENEATH THE SHADOWS celebrates her latest release, SHALLOW BREATH on Author Harvest. Find out what Smurfs, Fozzie Bear and Sara Foster have in common.
Fellow Escape Artist and debut author Lee Christine is my guest on Write Bytes this week. IN SAFE HANDS is a romantic suspense set in Sydney. Come over and say hello.
December 4 – TOPIC & GUEST BLOGGER: Character Motivation – Cassandra Shaw visits to talk about layering – a must read for all writers!
December 8 – TOPIC: Everything You Know About Romance is Wrong (part 1) – the debunking of some common myths associated with the romance genre.
is on Lindy Dale’s blog for the 23 days of Christmas series, talking about her upcoming debut novel FAST FORWARD and sharing an excerpt
Serena Tatti, Story Editor welcomes Jenny Schwartz to her blog on Tuesday 18th December. Jenny explains why she believes that “Writing is Not a Solitary Craft”. Jenny is also giving away a kindle download of her current release through Harlequin Escape Publishing, DRAWING CLOSER.
December 7 – Review of AFTER MOONRISE with P.C. Cast and Gena Showalter
December 11 – In the Armchair with Kerrie Paterson
December 12 – In the Armchair with Tricia Stringer in the armchair and her latest release QUEEN OF THE ROAD.
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:
Closing dates for the 2012-13 RWA contest season
|Little Gems||1 February 2013|
|First Kiss||15 February 2013|
|Valerie Parv Award||TBA April 2013|
Thanks to Pat Haggerty for this information:
RWAmerica club has announced the second year of their Silken Sands Self-Published Star Contest. If you have something you’ve self-published and would like to enter a contest, come join the fun!
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Chapter RWAmerica
Fee: $20 members, $25 non-members
Deadline: January 6, 2013
Eligibility: Self-published works with a copyright date between January 1and December 31, 2012.
Entry: Ebook in mobi, epub and pdf formats.
Categories: Contemporary, Romantic Suspense, Inspirational, Historical, Paranormal, Young Adult, Short Story, Novella.
Judges: Romance Readers
Top Prize: Starfish Award and ad with covers in RWAmerica’s Romance Writer’s Report
For more info, see:
Riding the waves: Writing romance in tempestuous times
August 16 – 18 2013 –The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia
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.
Have a great week!