Monthly Archives: August 2010

Other RITA category nominees

These are other RITA nominees. Have you read any of them? If so, please comment. Others would love your input. Historical Romance: Wicked All Day – Liz Carlyle With Seduction in Mind – Laura Lee Guhrke To Beguile a Beast … Continue reading

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Georgian Era Happenings: Thoroughbred Horse Racing

One of the more challenging aspects of writing historical romance is the amount of research one must do. It is not uncommon to spend 8 – 10 hours researching a fact that in less than a paragraph in the book. … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Award Finalists – Contemporary

It seems people have been asking me lately for books that they might consider reading. As I read LOTS of historical romance, I have no problem in that area, but I admit to not being as “adept” in recommending other … Continue reading

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Which of these have you read?

I was fortunate to be a finalist for the Booksellers Best Award. Those of us present for the winners’ announcements enjoyed a fabulous evening of getting to know other authors and a delicious “spread” of appetizers. Please understand. I never … Continue reading

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Are you a pantser, a plotter, or a plotser?

I just returned from the Romance Writers of America convention in Orlando. It was 4 days of intense workshops. One of my favorites was by 3 of my fellow chapter members from Heart of the Carolina chapter. Claudia Dain began … Continue reading

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