Category Archives: Romance Writers of America

Celebrating with Candis Lynn Terry: Her First Sale!

A winner of several prestigious awards, Candis Lynn Terry began her romance-writing journey 22 years ago. She creates contemporary single title romances set in small towns with a dusting of the paranormal. In March 2011 she finally received The Call, … Continue reading

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Celebrating With My 2011 Golden Heart and RITA Finalist Friends

At long last March 25th is here! Like many of you, I spent hours glued to my computer screen hitting refresh every few seconds as I waited to see which of my many talented friends got The Call from a … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Florence fOIS

Florence fOIS has been writing in different ways all her life. Like many others, her early stories center around the family, “that unit of people in their varied combinations who mold and shape our thinking.” She began with poetry and odd short … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Susanne Dietze

Susanne Dietze writes inspirational historical romance and is quite good at it, as her contest finals testify. She lives on the West Coast with her golf-loving pastor husband and two kids, who could win significant money if there was a … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Novelist Stacy Monson

Stacy Monson writes contemporary inspirational romance, and she has BIG news. First a little about her, and then she’ll tell you why she’s been happy dancing this past week. Home for Stacy is Plymouth, Minnesota, a northwestern suburb of Minneapolis, … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Debra E. Marvin

Historical novelist Debra E. Marvin credits good critique partners for the much-needed “fresh eyes” that have helped her place in six fiction contests. She hopes to complete final edits soon and get her requested manuscript where it needs to be—in … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist LoRee Peery

LoRee Peery writes stories of “redeeming grace with a sense of place.” Her debut novel, Moselle’s Insurance, is available from White Rose Publishing. Moselle’s story is the first in LoRee’s Frivolities series. A life-long Nebraska country girl, LoRee lives on … Continue reading

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