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Nine Tips for Getting More Done in Limited Time

By Colleen Trombley-VanHoogstraat We are a busy bunch in this culture of ours, wouldn’t you say? Personally speaking, I liken it to having many plates spinning and wearing several different […]

Ready to Meet and Greet?

Ready to Meet and Greet? Words of Wisdom from Barbara Vey By Madeline Iva Hi, friends! Barbara Vey spoke to Virginia Romance Writers last December and had some great wisdom […]

WRW Speaks with Kimberly Kincaid, Author of Love On The Line

By Miguelina Perez Washington Romance Writers member Kimberly Kincaid writes contemporary romance novels with a foodie twist. She believes in fiery yet flawed characters destined for a crash-course in falling […]

Learning From the Great Novels – One Hundred Years of Solitude

By Joan Verlezza Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ writing has the depth and force of childhood memories, your own. His endlessly captivating novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude shines with prose so […]

How to Open a Novel

By Arnold Snyder In working my way through the fiction slush pile at Vegas Lit (an imprint of Huntington Press), I began to notice that I was seeing essentially the […]

What’s In a Name?

By Miguelina Perez   A pen name, also known as a pseudonym, is often used by an author for numerous reasons all related to their writing career. Asking members of […]

Top 10 Reasons to Get Jazzed for this Year’s WRW Retreat

By Kerri Carpenter Boy, a year can certainly fly by fast. Seems like we were just at the 2012 WRW Retreat, discovering our new home at the Best Western Westminster […]

Why Book Editors Reject Fiction Proposals

By Adrienne DeWolfe   As a book writing coach, I answer that question a lot when folks want to know how to become an author. As strange as it may […]

Nine Quick Tips for Being a Guest Blogger

  By Karen Cioffi If you’ve written a book, you know that marketing the book is more important and more difficult than actually writing it. And, an effective book and […]

A New Romance Writer’s Novel Checklist

  By Dawn Arkin Most new writers think writing a romance novel is the easiest way to break into the publishing world. All they have to do is write about […]