Category Archive: RWA

Jul
22
2015

Off to #RWA15 in NYC!!! #WriterWednesday

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I’m so excited that the day is finally here and I’m off to NYC for the Romance Writers Of America conference! I can’t wait to get together with new friends I’ve only ever met online, hang out and chat with old friends, and learn, learn, learn from all of the amazing workshops offered!! Are you …

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Jun
10
2012

RWA Conference Tips — #WriterWednesday

Hi Everyone, Every week brings you one step closer to this year’s RWA National Conference!! Are you excited? Are you nervous? Are you ready? Last year I went to the conference and it was my first. I had no idea what it would be like or what I needed or…basically, I knew nothing. I still …

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Jun
03
2012

RWA National Conference Pitching Tips! #WriterWednesday

I know there’s probably a few of you out there right now, already thinking (sweating, panicking, nail biting) about pitching at RWA National Conference this summer. I know at this time last year, I was so panicked when I thought about my upcoming pitches, that I would force it from my mind and work on …

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Feb
15
2012

Nook Book Signing Success!

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Last week I mentioned that I would be participating with some fellow romance authors in our first ever Nook Book signing this past weekend. I’ve been told it was the first of it’s kind…ever! But I have no real way to confirm that. So I’ll just say it was the first Nook Book signing that …

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Aug
16
2011

Looking Back at RWA National Conference in NYC

It’s been 6 weeks since the RWA conference in NYC and what a 6 weeks it’s been! I thought it might be a good idea to do a little wrap-up of my very first RWA conference experience for anyone interested. So here’s my thoughts, for what they’re worth. 1. If you’re debating about whether or …

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May
28
2011

RWA Conference Attire

I received such great feedback on my last conference post, I thought I’d ask another question. One of the comments that came up about the RWA National Conference in NYC is that you can’t wear jeans. YIKES! I live in jeans… So this raises the question, what is appropriate to wear to the conference? But, …

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May
18
2011

Looking Ahead to RWA National Conference in NYC!

The conference is only about 6 weeks away which means there are many authors out there getting sweaty palms—myself included. This will be my first conference ever, of any kind. Go big or go home, right? Yikes! I’m really looking forward to the experience. I’m excited about meeting fellow authors and possibly a few agents …

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Jan
12
2011

New Year and Trying New Things

So 2011 is a couple weeks in. I have a bunch of writing goals that I’ve set for myself and I’m hoping to accomplish at least a couple of them if not all of them. Easier said than done, right? To help myself along, I’ve decided to make some plans. The first is editing some …

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Jul
18
2010

Critiques and the Creative Process

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  Critiques are a mandatory part of the creative process. There’s just no two ways about it. If you want to get better at what you do, you have to learn from what you’ve done wrong. It’s simple, right? Except when that means putting yourself – or your work, as the case may be – …

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Jun
13
2010

Another First, Joining the RWA

This weekend, I had another first.  I joined the Romance Writers of America and went to my first meeting of my local chapter. (I would prefer it if my local chapter could remain a mystery, thanks!) I was nervous to go, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have to say the experience was …

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