Washington Loves HERO!

I am proud to announce that HERO has been named the October 2013 selection for Washington Loves Romance! ******************* Washington Loves Romance is an online book club for the many readers of romance fiction in all its forms with a special focus on the romance authors and readers in the metro Washington, D.C. area. Each month readers will gather…

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MoA&A Interview #25: Alma Katsu

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website. Today’s interview is with my new BFF and friendly neighborhood local writer (whom I have yet to invite for coffee…Alma, we just need to pick a date!) Alma Katsu. I had heard about Alma’s fabulous novel The Taker and its sequel The…

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MoA&A Interview #18: Joyce Lamb

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website! Today’s interview features one of the most fun women I’ve met this year: Joyce Lamb. You may know Joyce from USA Today’s “Happy Ever After” romance blog, or from her books that have garnered multiple RITA Award nominations (two this year!). I…

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MoA&A Interview #16: Morgan Keyes

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website! Today’s interview features fellow WRW member Morgan Keyes. Her beautiful coming-of-age fantasy novel, Darkbeast, releases this August from Margaret K. McElderry Books. Welcome, Morgan! **************** Author or Artist? Author Who are your professional role models? Tamora Pierce, for writing smart, strong girls…

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MoA&A Interview #7: Kimberly Kincaid

Hello, everyone! Welcome to July, and the Month of Artist and Author Interviews here on the website! Today’s interview features sexy romance writing yoga diva Kimberly Kincaid. It’s fitting that Kimberly’s interview directly follows Robin’s, as she’s the opposing side of that aforementioned Facebook Man-War Photo Bombing. Seriously–if you’re into man candy and you’re not following both of these…

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WRW Mega Book Signing

That’s right, folks — bright and early tomorrow morning, romance enthusiasts will be queuing up in Boonsboro, MD for the WRW MEGA BOOK SIGNING at Turn the Page Bookstore. Sixteen authors will be signing, including yours truly! Scheduled to attend: Robyn Carr, Elizabeth Boyle, Cathy Maxwell , Amanda Brice, Leigh Duncan, Alma Katsu, Lavinia Kent, Mindy Klasky, Alethea Kontis,…

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2012 Marlene Finalists Announced

The Washington Romance Writers congratulates the finalists in the 2012 Marlene Contest! Series Contemporary Kelley Brown, DATING MS. WRIGHT Nancy S. Evertz (Nan Dixon), SOUTHERN COMFORT Ami Weaver, THE CHRISTMAS BRIDE Single Title Kimberly Kincaid, IT‚S NOT YOU (WRW Member) Heather Nickodem, CAT ON A HOT STEEL FLIGHT DECK Lisa Slabach, ENTER STAGE LEFT Romantic Elements Susan Bickford, SYNCHRONY’S…

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Marlene Contest Now Open to Entries!

As you know, I’m a member of the infamous WRW (Washington Romance Writers) group. (Yes, that’s the one of which Nora Roberts is also a member.) Every year, we hold a writing contest called the Marlenes. And it’s time for the 2012 Marlene contest! ******************************* Polish your manuscript and submit it for a chance to win!  The 3 finalists…

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Fun with Mermaids

Looking back on my last few posts there seems to be a theme: projects I was involved in that were just a whole lot of stinking fun. And guess what — this one is too! The Waterworld Mermaids (of which I am a part) have a big Garden Party bash planned for the month of October over at our…

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Genre Chick Interview: Diana Peterfreund

May’s Month of Writers Blog Festival brings you an interview with another of my fellow WRW writers, fellow unicorn hunter Diana Peterfreund. ************************************ Mac or PC? I’ve been using a Mac since my college newspaper days. But I have a Droid phone. Her name is HALey and she’s thanks to our family plan. My husband is a PC. We…

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