Cruisin’ with RWA

Welcome back for another edition of Cruisin with RWA. It’s been a busy week out there in the world of publishing with champagne corks popping merrily at the announcement of new contracts and new releases. Congratulations to all our members on their achievements this week.


Cruisin’ the News

We love celebrating success. Our members are encouraged to send in their New Release news for publishing in Hearts Talk and the New Releases blog. Don’t miss the deadline! Send in your new releases by the 8th of every month to:

Of course, the Cruisin’ Crew don’t want to miss out on the celebrations, so drop Clint and Enrico an email with your blogs, new contract, first sale, new cover or release news at Don’t forget to come back on Sunday for a list of exciting writing-related events delivered by our members.

Good News

Juliet has signed with literary agent Joelle Delbourgo.

Phillipa’s third book coming out in January 2014 with Momentum, titled FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

Danielle is excited to advise that her first YA paranormal romance manuscript THE ERLANIS CHRONICLES: OF FIRE AND ROSES has been contracted by Evernight Teen with a projected electronic release date of December 2013.

Khloe has signed her ninth contract, the first with Evernight Publishing, for JAGUAR SECRETS set in Ceduna, South Australia and due for release in December 2013.

Who would have thought saving a stray cat could change your whole life? Yet that is exactly what happens when Cammi saves a black kitten from under a jetty.

Suzi is excited to announce brand new covers and edits for THE VISCOUNT’S PLEASURE HOUSE and EMBRACING SCANDAL now available on Amazon, Smashwords etc.

Shannon’s third book in her romantic suspense series, the McCormack Security Agency series, FOR HER EYES ONLY was released by Carina Press on November 4.

Sara is thrilled to announce the release of her YA IN THE BLOOD


Cruisin’ Member Blogs

Clint fueled up the limo and went cruisin’ the Blogging Highway for great blogs to keep you entertained. Are you an RWA Member? Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at:

November 12 – Rhyll Biest

November 19 – Iris Blobel

November 26 – Kim Cleary

From Breathless Moment to HEA. This weekend–What moves and inspires those HEAs. Drop by and share your favourite breathless moment.

After a vegetable side dish your family will scoff down? Then Friday Feast is your destination. Australian romance author Dakota Harrison is celebrating the release of her second novel BREATHLESS with a potato recipe everyone will adore. Easy to make so more time for you to read. Yes, we know our priorities on Friday Feast!

November 5 – GOOD NEWS DAY with Kylie Griffin

November 6 – A BITE OF… With Nicola E. Sheridan’s WARLORD’S LADY

November 7 – MAGIC THURSDAY – Mel Teshco on the Magic of Publication

November 9 – Darklight on TBA

November 4 – Musa Monday with Sharon Ledwith on the 6 sales points for authors

November 6 – Writerly Wednesday – short fiction & edits

chats about 50 Books You Can’t Put Down to author Anna Romer (Thornwood House)

November 9 – DARK SIDE DOWNUNDER: Christina Phillips – come meet our Aussie & New Zealander Dark Siders!

November12 – GUEST AUTHOR: Maggie Munday – one of our newly published authors.

November16 – SATURDAY SEVEN (My Lady Quicksilver) – Seven paragraphs from a favourite book from my shelves.

November 5 – SARA News with Eleni Konstantine

November 8 – UP CLOSE with Virginia Taylor

November 3 – Spotlight on Writers – Sandie Hudson writing as Sandie James

November 16 – Spotlight on Writers – all the way from Florida USA, Joanne Tailele

To celebrate the November 1 release of TEARING THE SHROUD, JM is having a month-long blog tour.

Ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors with your fellow authors? My new interview series gets up close and personal with authors to talk about the place they call home, their pets, what they’d take with them if they had to evacuate, what they’d serve us for dinner and what books and movies they’d like to enjoy. The first author to invite me over for a visit is author of THE YEARNING, Kate Belle.

has S.E Gilchrist visiting her blog.

is having a blog tour and there’s a Kindle up for grabs if you’d like to enter. Aus/NZ are eligible as well as US/UK.

November 1 – Meet Escape Author J M Bray – this is a story you won’t want to miss!

November 4 – Phoenix Johnson with a post on The Lost Art of Wooing

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. Kylie Griffin
  2. Life, Luv ‘n Laughs
  3. The Scarlet Quill
  4. Roxanne Knight
  5. Sultry Scribes
  6. Victoria Purman


Have a great week from the Cruisin’ Chauffeurs.

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  1. Thanks so much for all the awesome work you do continually to give us the latest Aussie romance news.


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