Top Ten From Thrillerfest

by Jo-Ann Carson ThrillerFest is the International Thriller Writers’ annual conference held in July, in mid-town Manhattan; a four day celebration of the thriller genre. Hundreds of the world’s top […]

WRW President Candy Lyons and the Why Not Me Challenge

Miguelina: Tell us about Candy Lyons, the woman and the writer. Candy: I’m originally from Shanksville, a small town in the mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania. I started writing romance when […]

WRW Members Celebrate Successes

Congratulations to all of the Washington Romance Writers who are celebrating this month. Christi Barth is a finalist in the novella category of the NJRWA Golden Leaf contest for “Ask […]

Worldbuilding for Writers

By Caridad Pineiro As an author, you do hold the world in the palm of your hands when creating your novel. This is particularly true if you are writing science […]

Women’s Fashions of the 19th Century

By Inez Calendar Women’s fashions of the 19th century can be divided into two basic categories – Regency and Victorian. The Regency era ushered in the century and is named […]

September Social Media News for Writers

By Alma Katsu Hate the new tabs in Gmail? Me, too. This article from Mashable might give you an idea of how to make them more useful and less, well, […]

Read with Washington Loves Romance – September

Say hello to fall with two great reads on Washington Loves Romance (http:/ This month we’re reading Speak of the Devil by Allison Leotta (Sept. 1-15) and Single Witch’s Survival […]

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying

By Jen Vermass You may have seen the 2009 TV series “Lie to Me” which was about a private investigation company hired to crack several criminal cases by determining who […]

Reading Body Language in Depth

By Robert Torrey Body Language can tell you a lot about what is happening in a relationship in so many ways. Is somebody feeling distant, having second thoughts, or are […]

Social Media News for Writers (August, 2013)

By Alma Katsu We’re back with more news about developments in social media specifically of interest to writers. These columns for WRW won’t contain all the links from the Friday […]