Cruisin’ with RWA

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.

Competitions and Awards

Jen Brassal
Di Curran
Catherine Evans (! big hugs and congrats )
Marilyn Forsythe
Lis Hoorweg
Anita Joy
Juanita Kees
Margaret Midwood
Bec Sampson

Established in 1996, this award’s intention is to recognise and honour an individual’s outstanding voluntary contribution to RWA in the past twelve months. As well as remembering a very special founding member and president of RWA, nominating for the annual Lynne Wilding Award is a wonderful way of acknowledging a member who has gone above-and-beyond and really contributed to your (or another’s) experiences

Member News

  • Adina West shared her new cover in the RWA Facebook Group
  • Rachel Stedman won the best first book award for A NECKLACE OF SOULS at the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards for children and young adults, announced in Auckland.
  • Victoria Purman is celebrating the blurb reveal for Book Three in the Boys of Summer trilogy called OUR KIND OF LOVE due to be published on November 1st 2014.

RWA Blog

June 29 – Event Announcements

July 2 – Romance Rocks Presents…

July 3 – Cruisin’ with RWA

July 5 – Hearts Talk Wrap

Cruisin’ Member Blogs

Are you an RWA Member? Share a link and a short blurb here each week by emailing the details to us at:

Two authors, two books and any excuse for an old fashioned book launch… Thank you to everyone for their support of the Eikli/Stuart book launch

June 21 – All the World’s a Page welcomes Erin Moira O’Hara and her KNIGHT OF CASTLE KILDARE. Erin has a wickedly delicious sense of humour and her characters reflect this. Call in and say hello!

On The Romance Dish, I’m talking about M.C. Beaton/Marion Chesney’s Traveling Matchmaker series. These are real Regency charmers! Swing by and check out my review!

New member Catherine Winther introduces herself on her blog, chats about the winter solstice, and the concept of negative space as a paranormal-romance writer whilst drawing on all forms of art.

Looking to snuggle down out of the winter cold? Then let Friday Feast warm you up with a naughty but super tasty recipe for braised French green lentils and Toulouse sausages. Ooh la la!

June 25 – A Bite Of … MENDING THE SHROUD

June 24 – Good News Day

Is your plot unfolding or unraveling?Here’s 3 tips I’ve borrowed on how to firm up soggy middles or smooth out bumpy ends. I do wish I’d thought of them myself!

Historical Hearts: Chatelaines by Suzi Love

June 24 – Tuesday Tales with the prompt “Ride”
June 26 – Tea Cooper, a “researchaholic” is visiting my blog talking about LILY’S LEAP as well as her current WIP … and she mentions Fabio 
June 29 – Sunday Snippet EVERY MILE OF THE WAY

In case you were wondering what the AusRom Today fuss is all about–here’s everything you need to know. Feel free to share far and wide, we are here for Australian writers and readers worldwide

Today I’m chatting to fellow rural author Cathryn Hein about her new novel ROCKING HORSE HILL!

Kate Belle shared her passion for a story, in particular the aboriginal stories.

Introducing the fascinating and fabulous Suzi Love Author in bed on The Ecstasy File this month with the cutest first kiss story ever.

Celebrity journalist and debut Chick Lit author Laura Greaves visits my blog this week.

Enrico’s Pick Six

Submit your blog site link to to share with our readers. Enrico hand picks six blogs to showcase every week. EnricoEnrico’s Pick Six this week:

  1. Juliet Madison
  2. Mel Teshco
  3. Rhian Cahill
  4. Sandie Hudson
  5. Tamara Gill
  6. Valerie Parv

Have a great week and happy writing!

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