Category Archives: RWA

RWA issues apology for infamous “one man, one woman” romance definition poll

Today Romance Writers of America issued a long overdue and welcome apology for a poll in 2005 in which it considered defining romance as “a story in which a predominant part of the story line focuses on the romantic relationship … Continue reading

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RWA Update

Some months ago, I made a bit of noise about some of the frustrations I was having with RWA. Doing that helped me connect more with other RWA members. It also ticked some people off. Most importantly, it put me … Continue reading

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Panels! Readings! Giveaways! – RWA NYC Romance Festival

Tomorrow, I’ll be taking part in RWA-NYC’s annual Romance Festival at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in upper Manhattan. The day will include readings, panels, giveaways, and music.  The event is free, although tours of the historic house are $5, and the … Continue reading

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Interview with Starling’s hero, Paul Marion Keane

RWA-NYC‘s heroes and heroines of summer blog series continues.  Last month, they included an interview with the star of Starling, J. Alex Cook.  This month, the interview is with with the book’s hero, Paul Marion Keane. Choosing to call Paul … Continue reading

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Class announcement: Collaborative Writing

As we’ve mentioned before, Erin and I get a lot of questions about how this co-writing thing works. If you’re interested in the logistical and creative process of doing the co-author thing in the romance novel space, we’ll be teaching … Continue reading

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Writing without Shame: WRWDC

As mentioned in the Do the Thing! post on Monday, while I do organization, because Racheline can’t, she does a lot of our marketing, because it’s still weird for me and talking to people is scary. Of course, that lovely … Continue reading

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Do the (Hard for You) Thing!

At the WRWDC meeting in Bethesda this past Saturday, Mindy Klasky spoke at length about her current project — self-publishing 9 books in 8 months (I’ll be giving a full writeup of this meeting on Wednesday, it’s a full blog … Continue reading

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