Love Gone Wild – Dance as an expression of love.

Ever wanted to capture the essence of dance into your scenes? Come and experience this amazing session at this year’s conference.

In this DANCE AS AN EXPRESSION OF LOVE workshop, come and explore how the medium of dance can add impact to your writing, stories and characters.

Presented by Diane Demetre, this workshop will have live dancers, Pauline Thompson and Ian Watt (National and State Ballroom Champions), illustrate the triggers of love, show you how to escalate attraction, highlight the importance of breathing, and how you can turn up the heat with touch. The dancers will demonstrate the synchronicity needed to dance, and love, as one. This workshop will deliver a rare glimpse into one of storytelling’s oldest forms of communication…the dance.



Cover love: The Results of the Book Cover Contest (2013)

Happy Valentine’s Day!

And what a way we have to celebrate with you today – announcing the winners of the Cover Contest.  

It was a great turnout with close to 1500 votes over 17 categories. 

So without further ado, here are the results.

By genre-

Best Contemporary Romance Novella Cover


Best Contemporary Romance (Sexy)  Novel Cover


Best Contemporary Romance (Sweet)  Novel Cover


Best Erotic Romance Cover


Best Fantasy Romance Cover


Best Historical Romance Novella Cover


Best Historical Romance Novel Cover


Best New Adult / Young Adult Cover


Best Paranormal/ Magical /Fantasy Elements Cover


Best Paranormal Romance Cover


Best Romantic Comedy Cover


Best Romantic Suspense Cover


Best Rural Romance Cover


 Best Sci-Fi Romance Cover


Best Other Cover


By length-

Best Shorter Fiction Cover

We have a tie!



and last but not least,

Best Novel Cover

Again we have a tie!



Congratulations to you all!

I hope you had fun voting for your favourite covers.

I think every single entrant is a winner – their stories are out there in the world for all to enjoy. Great going RWA members!

Keep an eye out late in the year for the details for the 2014 Book Cover Contest!

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