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Roll Out the Red Carpet for Readers–Maximizing the Author Experience at Romance Conventions

  Photo courtesy of … Convention season is upon us. It is prime time to meet readers, reviewers, and bloggers who can make (or break) your writing career.   I’ve […]

Get Ready for NaNo

What is NaNo?  It’s short for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month,) and it runs throughout November.  Each participant commits to producing a draft of a novel of at least 50,000 words […]

President’s Message – 8/18/15

Dear Washington Romance Writers, I am honored to be your new president, and am looking forward to a great year filled with camaraderie, workshops and writing! My vision for this […]

The 31st Annual Washington Romance Writers Retreat Was a Huge Success

The 31st Annual Washington Romance Writers Retreat was a huge success. Was there ever any doubt? None! Folks were excited to see old friends and meet new ones. There was […]

Nine Things I Learned Epubbing a Nine-Volume Serial

by Darlene Gardner   Take a young woman who can’t remember details of her abduction. Give her a summer job at an seaside carnival and a memory flash of an […]

Eight Reasons Why WRW’s Annual Retreat Rocks!

By Jennifer Lovett WRW Chapter Communications Director It was my first retreat, and this is why I’ll be back next year. 1.) Best. Speakers. Ever. Robin Perini’s Story Magic saved […]

Hitting a Homer

By Mindy Klasky Years ago, I received The Call – my agent told me that an editor at PenguinPutnam wanted to buy my traditional fantasy novel, The Glasswrights’ Apprentice.  In […]

Washington Romance Writers’ 2014 Annual Retreat

By Lina Perez We wait for the day of the Washington Romance Writers’ retreat to arrive with great hope, joy and excitement. We look forward to seeing old friends and […]

Tips for Selecting a Catchy Title for Your Book

By Kristi Bernard When we look at book titles online, at the library or our favorite bookstore, we may look for a title that has mystery, humor, or has a […]

43 Hot Grammar Tips for 2014

By Nikki Corbett 1. Awhile=adverb: She stopped there awhile. A while=noun phrase that follows for: He thought for a while before answering. 2. Nouns can sometimes function as an adjective […]