Category Archives: Writerly Support

Starting From Scratch

Tomorrow I’ll be flying off to Atlanta to attend the Romance Writers of America annual conference.  I’d been planning to write a post that included conference tips and my chaptermates from Long Island and Connecticut gave me some great pearls of wisdom, but I procrastinated and got wrapped up in my revisions and have worried too much about what I’m going to wear and then we have the new puppy…so the post didn’t get written.

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Interview with Romance Author Jessica Lemmon

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I’m pleased to welcome debut romance author, Jessica Lemmon to the blog today to be interviewed about her hot new release, Tempting the Billionaire. *cue cheerleaders*

Here’s a tease from Amazon:


Crickitt Day needs a job . . . any job. After her husband walks out on her, she’s determined to re-build her life and establish a new career.

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The Next Big Thing!

The next big thing! This wonderful meme is allowing authors to write about their latest project in this fabulous blog hop.  I’ve been tagged by two wonderful people: Jessica Lemmon, one of my awesome critique partners, who has a new book, Tempting the Billionaire, coming out in January from Grand Central and my LIRW sister Deborah Dale, writer of romantic suspense.

Rules for The Next Big Thing Blog Hop if you’re tagged: 

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Writing Nirvana

So, as I mentioned in my Fantasy Friday post I had the opportunity to go to a writer’s retreat last weekend.  Three writer friends and I were hosted at a guest house in a small lakeside community near Seattle, Washington.  We had long flights there and back, but the total immersion in our writing was invaluable. We took one afternoon to go into Seattle to Pike Place Market and our lovely hostess for the weekend conducted a writing master class for us as well.

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RWA 2011: Reflection

I spent the last week in New York City attending the Romance Writers of America national conference. It was a whirlwind of activity for four days that should have sent me and my generally reserved self into hiding, but instead, when I left the Marriott Marquis yesterday I found myself planning for next year’s conference in Anaheim, California.

So much for being reserved.

I left New York feeling energized,

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