Spicy Bites placegetters

Congratulations to our inaugural Spicy Bites prizewinners:

Equal First prize: Kristine Charles and Kerrie Starbuck

Second prize: Wren St Claire

Third prize: Josephine Brierley

In addition, the following authors will be invited to participate in the 2017 Spicy Bites – Tattoos anthology:

Amy Rose Bennett
Dina Bridges
Audrey Fraser
Caitlyn Lynch
Annabelle McInnes
Wren St Claire (second entry)
Nardia Sheriff
Lee-Ann Wallace

Congratulations to all our entrants – the cut-off score for the anthology is difficult to achieve and all the stories were read with pleasure by our volunteer judges. Thanks as usual to all our judges, and the contest manager Trysh Nickles.


Book Promo for the 21st Century

Writing the book is one thing: promoting it is another. In our video-crazy age, a good book trailer can be a great help. Learn how to make your own in our April OWL!


Spielberg Eat Your Heart Out!
Whether you’re a novice or more seasoned writer (mmm, seasoned), most authors face a major challenge: ‘How to successfully promote hundreds of pages of written text into one effective cover image, blurb, post, tweet…’. The answer is simple: You create a highly shareable, HD Book Trailer of Epic Awesomeness! Join our short course by clicking the link below on creating your very own Book Trailer so you can begin to get your books noticed! …Awesome Book Trailers: more details and booking here

April OWLs

Hoot, hoot, hoot, its the April OWLs (with apologies to ‘Little April Showers).

Once again, we had two fantastic OWLs for the month, one for before you’ve finished your book and one for after, with two fantastic presenters.  Details are below, so check them out!

Please note: our booking system doesn’t allow us to take bookings after the courses start, which, in both cases, is the 3rd of April – so don’t delay!


You’ve written a manuscript – how to get it to the next stage? Self-editing bootcamp for writers will show you how to be objective about your own work. Structure is your friend! Edit your own manuscript: More details and booking here


Spielberg Eat Your Heart Out!
Whether you’re a novice or more seasoned writer (mmm, seasoned), most authors face a major challenge: ‘How to successfully promote hundreds of pages of written text into one effective cover image, blurb, post, tweet…’. The answer is simple: You create a highly shareable, HD Book Trailer of Epic Awesomeness! Join our short course by clicking the link below on creating your very own Book Trailer so you can begin to get your books noticed! …Awesome Book Trailers: more details and booking here

OWL 2 for November. Have you heard about Miss Jones? Understanding character-driven plotting through analysing Bridget Jones’s Diary.


Have You Heard About Miss Jones? Understanding Character Driven Plotting Through Analysing Bridget Jones’ Diary with Samantha Bond.

You’re probably familiar with the phrase: “the plot thickens”. But exactly what is plot and how, as a writer, do you come up with your own original, compelling plots?

Let’s hand over to the amazing Samantha Bond so she can tell us…

Do you love writing but find that you either:

  1. a) have trouble coming up with ideas for stories, or
  2. b) start stories only to run out of steam part-way through?

I had both of those issues once too.

In fact, the main thing that scared the bejesus out of me when I started my first novel was knowing just what to write. I had the kernel of an idea and a few characters, but how was I going to spin this into 300-400 pages of novel? “Outline it”, I was told. Plot it out so you don’t have to face the terror of the blank page.

Great advice, if you know how to do it.

At that point in my writing career, I didn’t know how to plot or outline, so I invested many hours in learning how plot works. I read and I did courses and I hassled people far more learned than me, and I discovered that there’s so much information on plot that it can be overwhelming and therefore not very useful. But the good news for any of you considering doing my Bridget Jones inspired OWL on plotting, is that I’ve filtered through lots of that information for you. The result is what I believe to be a simple and workable model for understanding and using plot.

Because she’s awesome, I’ve drawn inspiration from iconic chic lit character, Bridget Jones, to demonstrate ideas and explain the concept of character-led plotting. And to demonstrate that character-led plotting works for just about every type of story, not just Rom Com’s, I’ve also used 80s action hunk, Bruce Willis, and his equally iconic character from Die Hard, John McLane, to show it in, ahem, action in action stories.

If you were lucky enough to see Michael Hauge at the RWA convention in August, then some of the theory in this course will be familiar. That’s because this isn’t new information. Information about plotting and how story works has been around forever. But what is different about my course is its practical application. I’m an action gal — I want to know how to USE information, not just read it. And so the focus for this OWL is on getting you to put character-led plotting theories into action to generate your own original plots. All the theory in the world is great, but if you can’t easily apply it, it’s really not that much good to you. So while I’m certainly not claiming to be any Micheal Hauge, I do think this is a good adjunct to his wonderful workshop because it shows you the nuts and bolts of things and how you can get that theory working for you in a practical sense.

Basically, by the end of this OWL, I want you to have an understanding of what plot is, how it functions in fiction, and how you can generate your own plots in your writing. I want you to never fear the blank page again because, once you’ve done this when someone wisely advises you to “outline it”, you’ll know exactly how.

Hope to see you over at my November OWL, Have you heard about Miss Jones? Understanding character-driven plotting through analysing Bridget Jones’s Diary. It’s gonna be a blast with big knickers!


Course Dates: 01/11/2016 – 28/11/2016

Cost: RWA Member – $30. Non-RWA Member – $40.

Register at:  http://www.romanceaustralia.com/owl/26

The trick is to understand the difference between ‘story’ and ‘plot’. In this workshop, Samantha will demonstrate how plot works through an analysis of arguably the greatest chick-lit novel of all time, Bridget Jones’ Diary. But more than simply analyse, this workshop will arm participants with tools to create their own plots through an understanding of how characters reacting to challenge results in plot. While this course will examine theory, it is a hands-on practical course designed to get you writing.

Samantha Bond is a reformed corporate lawyer, now writer and public servant. Her creative work has been published in numerous national literary journals, anthologies and magazines. She has an Advanced Diploma of Professional Writing winning the award for Highest Overall Achievement for her graduating class, and now teaches in that course. Samantha also writes reviews for the Indaily and Glam Adelaide and between these two publications, has had over 200 reviews published. Samantha does freelance corporate writing work as well as creative writing mentoring and if you’d like her services, she’s contactable through her website www.samanthastaceybond.com). Finally, Samantha is a busy mum of two littlies, is an unapologetic chocolate addict, believes that Buffy would so slay Edward (which perhaps shows her age) and is a writers’ festival groupie.

Hoot, Hoot! We have two OWLs in November 2016

Self-Publishing for Beginners with Cathleen Ross  and Plotting(character driven) with Samantha Bond

Two vital OWLs by two amazing women – not to be missed.

More information to follow.



Make Facebook Your Friend: Ask me how!

Actually, don’t ask me, ask Sara Hood.  Better still, sign up for her October OWL and learn it from her!  Social media is a fact of life for writers these days, but it can be mystifying and frustrating for the uninitiated.  So an online workshop with this title has to be a good idea!

Make Facebook your friend: six ways to make Facebook work for you as a writer, without mortgaging your home

Registration is now open and you can sign up here: http://www.romanceaustralia.com/new/showowls.asp

But now, over to Sara!


Of all the articies I’ve written for Hearts Talk*, by far the one that generated the most response was earlier this year where I busted some of the most commonly believed Facebook myths.

Frequently (and sadly) those myths are based on a misunderstanding of what Facebook is and how it works. Or even a misunderstanding about why Facebook is there in the first place. (Clue: it’s not out to force you to advertise by wilfully restricting who gets to see your posts, but it’s also not a charity.)

When people ask me ‘is it worth being on Facebook?’ my reply is always ‘with 1.6 billion accounts what’s not to like?’.

Let’s get this straight: it is very easy to get Facebook wrong.  It doesn’t help that Facebook itself doesn’t communicate that well and there is a tsunami of ‘experts’ who fill the void, some of whom are little more than snakeoil salesmen, and directly contradict each other. Or have a ‘guaranteed’ strategy that costs a mere $50 per lead. All that does is confuse and bewilder and frustrate.

So the most critical challenge for a writer when trying to make Facebook work for you is working out who to listen to and how to succeed without wasting money and driving yourself nuts.

That’s where this OWL comes in. Six ways to make Facebook your friend. They’re not hard. They won’t require you to first complete a PhD in rocket science. Nor will they cost gargantuan amounts of money to implement.

The OWL also won’t suck up your precious time. It’s a series of PDFs, released each week from 3 October, which you can work through in your own time. There’s then a Facebook group where you can ask questions (and I promise to be there at least once a day) and at the end an online live webinar for you to ask the questions that couldn’t be answered in the Facebook group. We can share screens and look at the back end of Facebook, live.

I won’t over promise: Facebook is harder now that before because there are so many more people competing for screen time, it takes time and it takes commitment.  This OWL will also show you how to track if you’re making a difference.

It starts on 3 October and runs all month, with the webinar scheduled for the last week. It will be recorded and if you can’t make it you are invited send your questions in and I’ll answer them in the session.

If you’re an aspiring writer this is a great way to start to get your marketing foundations in place. For emerging and established writers it’s a great way to make sure you’re hitting all the right buttons.

As I said a few paragraphs ago, with 1.6 billion accounts what’s not to love about Facebook? You just have to learn how to make friends with it first.

So, if any of this sounds like you, see you next month for the October OWL.

It’s going to be fun!
Registration is now open.  http://www.romanceaustralia.com/new/owlrego.asp?id=23

$30 for RWA members and $40 for those who aren’t.

* In case you haven’t noticed, I write a book marketing article in each issue of Hearts Talk! Feel free to send in a question and I’ll do my best to answer it. (And for those who don’t know, Hearts Talk is the member journal for RWA.  You can join RWA here.)

Sara Hood has been a member of RWA for 8 years, is still thoroughly unpublished and knows all too well that finishing a manuscript might be a good idea. She’s also a longstanding member of the Melbourne Romance Writers Guild, and RWA-auspiced writing group, the Saturday Ladies Bridge Club.  She’s worked in marketing for more than thirty years and runs a consultancy providing marketing services for organisations in the wider music sector.  She spent half of July this year in Glasgow running the social media for an international conference of music educators.

Keep Writing – by Anne Gracie

Today we have a guest blogger, the lovely Anne Gracie, with a post on getting yourself going – just in time for 50k in 30 days!
If you like this, and want more Anne, she is involved in a Winter Writing Workshop this June in Melbourne.  Details at the bottom of this post.

Hi all, Anne Gracie here. I’ve spoken in a few places about the importance of writing regularly — I firmly believe that writing is like a muscle, and the more you do the better you get. The trouble is, it’s sometimes hard to find the time to write.

Or is it?

How much time do you really need to write?

I take quite a lot of writing classes, and in almost all of them I ask participants to do at least one writing exercise. To start with, we talk about some idea, toss around a few possibilities to get the mind spinning, and then I say, “Write.” (Oh, the power <g>)

And for 10—15 minutes, people write. Sometimes it takes them a few minutes to get going, sometimes there’s a false start or two, but usually after a few minutes everyone is writing. And by the time I say “Stop.” most people aren’t ready to stop — they could go on for quite a bit longer. But in that 10—15 minutes most people write around a page — some do more, others less, but for most people, it’s around 250 words.

If you wrote 250 words a day every day for a year, you’d have a novel.

Or, to put it another way, if you wrote for 15 minutes a day, every day for a year, you’d have a novel.

Ok, you’d probably need to put in some longer stints, and do some rewriting, but the hardest thing about starting writing is . . . starting.

I know. I’m a champion procrastinator. I tend to put off starting, knowing I’m going to be chained to the computer for the rest of the day — or thinking it. It’s not actually true. But even if I’m seated at my computer, all ready to work, I still come up with all sorts of reasons why I’m not going to start writing just yet — I need to check my email and see if my editor or agent has written, I should just pop into facebook or twitter for a moment, after all, social networking is important, etc. — the excuses could go on for hours.

So for me, the way to start is to do a writing exercise of some kind. Just for fifteen minutes.

One of my favorite writing routines is what I call “doing Dorothea.” It’s explained more fully here ( http://www.annegracie.com/writing/DorotheaBrande.html ) but basically it involves doing two planned stints of writing every day. The first is first thing in the morning, and the second is when you make an appointment to write — you look at your schedule for the day and work out a time when you’ll have 15 minutes free to write. And then you keep that appointment religiously.

Once you start doing that for a week or so — the morning writing and the appointment to write — you’ll find that your resistance to starting is slowly disappearing. And your writing muscle is getting stronger.

So most mornings, whether I’m doing Dorothea or not, I’ll sit down at the table, set the alarm for 15 minutes, and write. I’m not a great typist — I’m fast but the typos fly —and for me, handwriting is the easiest because the typos invite in the internal editor, and for this exercise, I don’t want that internal editor anywhere near me. But there’s no right way to do it — go with whatever suits you best.

And by the time the timer goes off, I’m well into the writing zone.

There’s also a secret to making your fifteen minutes really productive.

Remember when I said that in my writing classes, we talk about the scene we’re going to write, and toss around some ideas before we start. It really helps if you can think a bit about your scene before you try to write it. Once you get into the habit of this, you’ll find you can plot while you’re going all sorts of other things, and then, when you come to write, the scene will just flow out of you.

Start by writing a list of “what-ifs” — brainstorming possibilities for the scene.

If you find yourself unable to decide whose point of view, or whether to have the scene on a bus or in the bedroom, or make them fight or make love, just toss a coin and go with the flow. You can always rewrite, and it’ll be stronger for the rewriting.

And if you don’t have a scene in mind, try the “classic” kind of writing exercises:

* mood pieces inspired by scents or sounds or places:

eg the smell of a bakery early in the morning

eg sound of rain on the roof at night, a feeling of safety, a time to dream…

* write an ‘in-the-moment’ piece from your character’s point of view.

Where are they? What are they seeing, smelling , hearing, touching, etc.

* recreate an important memory from your character’s childhood:

– have them tell someone.

* write a conversation between two characters where one of them is trying to conceal something

* a piece of sexy flirting – just hurl the dialogue down. It might sound stiff at first, but soon it’ll flow.

* your character comes into a room unexpectedly and finds. . .

* think about a situation a character would hate and put them into it. Then write the scene.

Start a file of possible exercises. I have a box of little cards with idea and writing exercises on them. There are times when I just want to write something different, and so I pull one out at random and write in response.

It doesn’t matter if you never use any of these scenes — it’s only 15 minutes of your day, and you’ve strengthened your writing muscles anyway and added to your toolbox of writing techniques. But I bet you’ll find that you use a lot.

So start exercising those writing muscles and get into a routine of writing. There’s only one way to write a novel — word by word, page by page, fifteen minutes by fifteen minutes.

Winter Writing Workshop

Anne Gracie is taking writing workshops in Melbourne on the weekend of June 15th—17th, along with Crime writer Shane Maloney and Kate Forsyth.

It sounds like a wonderful weekend of workshops and Melbourne Uni is a lovely venue (Ed.)

More information here:


First published by Harlequin, Anne Gracie is now with Berkley USA/Penguin Australia. She’s a three-time RITA finalist, has twice won the Romantic Book of the Year (Australia) and the National Reader’s Choice Award in the USA, and was listed in Library Journal (USA) best books of the year. Five of her books have received DIK (Desert Island Keepers) status on All About Romance, and she’s been translated into sixteen different languages. Anne is proud to be a Lifetime Member of Romance Writers of Australia.


Bundaberg Writefest

From time to time, our members, being the fabulous writers, presenters and cool types that they are, are invited to be involved in non-RWA writing events (yes, we share them, we’re generous like that).  One such event is the Bundaberg Writefest, the annual festival of the Bundaberg Writers Club, which is on NEXT WEEKEND at CQ University, University Drive, Bundaberg (Queensland, for non-locals!)  RWA Member Kerri Lane (aka Kaz Delaney) is presenting and provided us with this write-up to whet your appetite.  Places are going fast, so if you are interested, you might want to pop over here and check out the booking details.

Writefest or Droolfest?

Bundaberg Writefest   19th-20th May, 2012.

It’s going to be a hot time in old Bundaberg next week and I can hardly wait!

What’s going down?

The famous Writefest!! I was absolutely stoked when organiser Sandy Curtis invited me to share the stage (figuratively speaking) with some amazing people.

Honestly! When I read the names of the other speakers I immediately went into drool mode and started plotting some bizarre sci-fi manipulation that would allow me to be in two or three places at the same time! Holograms anyone?

Yeah, well – considering that my technological proficiency leaves a lot to be desired, maybe that’s not going to happen. I mean – hello? I’ve had my new Smart Phone for a week now and so far I can work the torch and give minute by minute weather reports! You want to shed light on your immediate surrounds or know if it’s going to rain tomorrow? I’m your girl…   Holograms? Cloning? Deep sigh…

I think it’s safe to say that See-Thru, Mini-Me won’t be out front offering writing insights – but thinking, breathing me – will be.

And so what will ‘Thinking-Breathing Me’ be talking about? Well I’m quite excited as I’m going to be offering my thoughts on how to get published in the Education Market – which has been a huge part of my life for sixteen years or more and has resulted in over 60 books – and also in an unrelated session, my alter-ego Kaz Delaney will be offering thoughts on what it takes to be a YA author – which just happens to be my other passion and has resulted in 11 books so far!

I’m also stoked that my amazing editor Rachael Donovan from  Allen & Unwin will be taking pitches as well. It’s kind of our first public date and I’m pretty pumped. What to wear… What to wear…

Just as exciting is that the lovely Lindy Cameron, founder and publisher of Australia’s own Clan Destine Press will also be conducting author/publisher interviews.

And if that doesn’t make you weak at the knees, 😉  – there might just be a couple of other people who’ll do it for you.

  • Marianne de Pierres who writes sci fi and fantasy
  • Dr John Clarke who’ll get inside the criminal mind.
  • Meg Vann manager of the Australian Writers Marketplace – on digital publishing.
  • Marianne Delacourt Humorous-crime writer
  • Lisa Blainey-Lewin Twine Marketing Publicist  – marketer

For more information on all of the presenters, click here.

This year’s WriteFest also includes a a full day Master Class on Sunday with RWAust member and respected workshop presenter Louise Cusack!

Here’s the blurb:

International Award winning fantasy author and RWA member Louise Cusack will be teaching the Sunday Masterclass (sadly, now fully booked – Ed.) on From character to plot: creating page-turning novels from the characters up, a prelude to her workshop at the RWA conference in August.  As well as writing novels, Louise is also a professional manuscript assessor and writing mentor, with four of her clients published by major print publishing houses and many more finaling in competitions and development programs.  Louise will be in attendance on the Saturday of Writefest to speak to writers individually about their manuscript assessment and mentoring needs during the day.

There’s not much time and not many places left – but I truly urge  you to run – not walk (surely you can run in stilettos?) to the Writefest website and check it out.  You won’t be disappointed.



Online Seminar Five weeks with Dr Debra Holland

Course commences Mon 2 May 2011 and finishes Fri 3 June 2011
Debra Holland, Ph.D is a popular psychotherapist, consultant, and speaker on the topics of communication skills, relationships, stress and trauma, and dealing with difficult people. She is currently writing, The Essential Guide to Grief and Grieving for Alpha Books, which will be out in November. In this class, Dr. Debra will considerably expand on the workshop she has given at the 2001 National Romance Writers of America Conference and around the country to various Romance Writers of America chapters and conferences. (She will give the workshop again, at the Romance Writers of America conference in 2011.) Although this class is geared to writers, non-writers will also find the class helpful in improving their relationships with men.
Registration opens Sat 12 March 2011 and closes Fri 22 April 2011

Do you wish you had a better understanding of men?

Now is your chance to improve your real-life relationships with men and enhance your male characters all through taking the same course.
Sign up for Romance Writers of Australia’s online class taught by Debra Holland, Ph.D.
In the five-week online class, you will learn how the male brain and hormones makes a man think, feel, and behave, especially in relationships. We will also discuss how men are portrayed in romance novels versus how men are in real life.
Dr. Holland has also added a segment covering the anatomy and physiology of male sexuality, as well as male sexual responses, attitudes, and behavior.
Costs— RWA Members US$25, Non-members US$35
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn from one of the best!

This month we talk to Dr Debra Holland, who will be presenting the RWA online workshop UNDERSTANDING MEN in May 2011. Debra is a popular psychotherapist who works in Beverley Hills. She has written many publications and is currently writing, The Essential Guide to Grief and Grieving, for Alpha Books, which will be coming out in November 2011.  

Welcome Debra! Can you tell us a little about yourself and what made you develop this course?

I’m a psychotherapist who does a lot of work with men and with relationships. I’ve found that when I teach men and women to understand each other, their relationships improve. Part of that involves learning about the biology of men and of women. It takes a lot of the negative charge out of someone’s words or behaviour when you can say, “Oh, that’s why he/she does/says (fill in the blank.) It’s because that’s how his/her brain is wired. It’s not something he/she is doing to me personally to hurt or annoy me.”

In romance, we walk a fine line in portraying men who are realistic, yet who also appeal to the feminine ideal. The more you can understand how men think and why they behave the way they do, the more you can create a compelling hero and interesting male secondary characters. You can also twist this to create antagonists.

I developed this course because I wanted to help more people understand the other gender and become better writers. I’ve had people tell me that taking this course has improved their relationships AND helped them with their writing. A two in one deal!

You can find out more about Dr Debra Holland by visiting her website.

Michael Hauge ~ The Story Mastery Seminar

Posted on behalf of Dana Fletcher-Scully

Are you looking for that one seminar or workshop that will put it all together for you and get your writing noticed?  Well 2011 is your lucky year and March is the month it will happen for you!

On Saturday, 12 March (9:00am-5:00pm), renowned Hollywood script and story consultant Michael Hauge, best-selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read, will present The Story Mastery Seminar.  This is his unique approach to creating compelling fiction and to eliciting emotion in readers. Using clips from recent blockbuster love stories and romantic comedies, along with hands on exercises, Michael will help you strengthen yo

ur story concepts, plot structure, love stories, character development and themes.

Workshop alumni Barbara Hannay and Marion Lennox had this to say about Michael’s unique brand of romance writing teaching…

“The Michael Hauge workshop I attended in Melbourne last year was inspirational! I don’t think I’ve ever encountered a clearer analysis of the romance genre.

In many ways Michael tells us what we already know, that eliciting emotion is key, that characters must grow and change, that we must be brave enough to tackle REALLY STRONG conflict.

However, Michael’s precise explanations and his extremely helpful examples turn on light bulb after light bulb. Romance writers at every level of experience will be excited by his insights.” Barbara Hannay is a multi-published, award-winning, bestselling author of thirty-seven novels published in over twenty-five languages worldwide.  Her new release Molly Cooper’s Dream Date (Mills & Boon) is in stores NOW—February 2011.

“After more than eighty published novels, you’d think I know stuff.  Sadly for me, I simply write stuff and hope.  Some of it works.  A whole lot ends up as trash.   One value packed seminar with Michael, however,  and I finally have insight into why my writing’s hit and miss.   Michael’s discussion of identity and essence, his guidance through steps in developing story, his reassurance that formula is my friend, these were all eye-openers.  Light bulbs exploded, left and centre.  His workshop left me feeling like I’m about to waste a whole lot less time, and I can’t recommend his teaching highly enough.” Double RITA and RUBY winner, Marion Lennox, is a best-selling author with over 80 romances published with Harlequin Mills & Boon!  Watch out for her upcoming releases–Abby and the Bachelor Cop (Mills & Boon April 2011) and Misty and the Single Dad (Mills & Boon April 2011).

In addition to The Story Mastery seminar on Saturday, Michael will also be presenting The Story Mastery Workshop especially for RWA members!  Each of the twelve participants in this unique event will submit a 1-2 page outline of a novel or screenplay, which will be read in advance by Michael and all the other participants*. During the workshop Michael will provide individual guidance to each member of the group, followed by some group discussion of each of the projects. Particular attention will be paid to applying Michael’s principles for story concept, plot structure, character arc, love stories, underlying theme and commercial potential, and to helping each writer realize his or her personal vision for the story.

*This event may run overtime in order to cover all individual works.  Participants email addresses will be provided to the entire group, and outlines must be submitted no later than 10 days prior to the event. It is understood that participants agree to read everyone else’s work prior to commencement of the day.

WhereAspire Hotel Ultimo Sydney http://www.aspirehotel.com/

Costs—Saturday only:  RWA Members $150; Non-members  $200

Sunday only:  $250 (RWA Members only)

Saturday and Sunday: $375

Hurry enrolment is limited!

If you only attend one writing seminar this year, make it this one!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn

from one of the industry’s best!

Book online at: http://www.romanceaustralia.com/seminars.html

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