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The third novel in the Hands of Destin series launches in just six weeks!!! I’m so excited to share Ulric and Ophelia’s story with the world. This novel was a long time in the making, and a real struggle to … Continue reading

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Over the past two weeks I have received news that my novel, Z-Bot, is a finalist for the NERFA and PRISM awards. Oh joy, rapture!!! Back in 2014 my first novel, Son of Thunder came in 2nd in the WisRWA … Continue reading

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Book Competitions: The Skinny on Contests

Disclaimer: the subject of this blog refers to contests for published books—not partial manuscripts, like the ones held by many RWA chapters. These chapter contests not only help support our network, but also provide invaluable feedback, education, and exposure for … Continue reading

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Romance Writers Gone Wild – A Recap by Rebecca Heflin

It all started with insomnia. Usually my insomnia-induced middle of the night ideas are as crazy as my dreams, but even in the light of day this seemed like a good idea: a Facebook event called “Romance Writers Gone Wild.” … Continue reading

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Winning a RONE Award & the 2015 InD’Scribe Con by Beth Carter

This fall I attended the 2015 InD’Scribe Reader & Author Con in Palm Springs. This was a jam-packed three-day event for authors and readers. It was an amazing conference and also where the coveted RONE awards were held. I can’t … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek: Paris Means Love Plus Contests By Susan Hanniford Crowley

In my second book in the Arnhem Knights of New York series, my characters go to Paris.  Noblesse Vander Meer, King Max’s daughter is originally from France. He calls her a French patriot, as she was struck down in life … Continue reading

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Paranormal Romance Contests/Events by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Let’s talk about online Halloween parties and contests.  I’m having a blast and will be in a couple of places at the same time.  Here is my dizzying schedule.  Come on over and join the fun. Friday, Oct. 24-31: I … Continue reading

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Contest Takeaways

I’m so glad a fellow author encouraged me to enter my work in contests sponsored by romance writing groups. I’ve yet to win—or even final—but I’ve grown so much as a writer through the judges’ feedback. And now that I … Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Enter Writing Contests

I’m on my way to Atlanta, Georgia for the Georgia Romance Writers Maggie Awards Presentation on Saturday night. My second novel, Rescuing Lacey, is up for a published Maggie in the Single Title category. Woohoo! But the competition is fierce. … Continue reading

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