Tag Archives: RWA

Today’s the Day

If you’re a member of Romance Writers of America, you know today is the day registration opens for their annual conference. This is a big deal because it’s also the first day to book a room at the conference hotel. … Continue reading

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Register Now for Romance Writers of America’s Annual Conference

In case you haven’t heard, today is THE BIG DAY. Romance Writers of America started taking registrations for its annual conference this morning. If you’ve never been before, this conference is HUGE. There will be pitch appointments with agents and … Continue reading

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Attending a Writers’ Conference? Plan Ahead

The Romance Writers of America national conference is just around the corner. I. Can’t. Wait. Whether you’re going to that particular conference or another, it’s important to plan ahead. This can be anything from bringing comfortable shoes or a snack … Continue reading

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Writing Conference Survival Guide

The countdown for the 2015 Romance Writers of America conference is on. July can’t get here fast enough. Probably just as well considering there’s still so much to do. If this is your first time attending a conference (or this … Continue reading

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Critique Group Contest Hints

Here are a few more hints for my critique group contest. In case you missed the details, I’ll add the original post below or you can go here. Hint #5: Make sure you send your entry to my Hotmail e-mail … Continue reading

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8 Things Not to Do When Pitching to Agents

The Romance Writers of America conference is just around the corner and many people are talking about pitching to agents and editors. If you’re pitching, you should know there are certain things you shouldn’t do. -Don’t show up unprepared thinking … Continue reading

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Do RWA and Indie Authors Mix?

Are you an indie author? Are you thinking about self-publishing? Do you wonder if it would make sense for you to attend the Romance Writers of America conference this year? Hey, I get it. Up until recently, indie authors weren’t … Continue reading

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8 Common Mistakes Writers Make at Conferences

I did it. I registered for Romance Writers of America’s Annual Conference. Yep. I’ll be in San Antonio, Texas in July. Whoop! Whether you’re planning on attending this conference or any other, you need to know eight common mistakes writers … Continue reading

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Editor’s First Aid: CPR for Your Dying Manuscript

Guess what! I’m teaching a new class called Editor’s First Aid: CPR for Your Dying Manuscript. Check out the details below. Maybe the horror stories about the hard road to publication are keeping you from finishing your novel. Maybe you’ve … Continue reading

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Not Another Sex Scene Part 2

Here are more great tips I picked up from the workshop Not Another Sex Scene presented by Anne Gracie and Kelly Hunter at the RWA conference in NY. When writing a sex scene, you need to decide on the stakes … Continue reading

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