Category Archives: Romance Writers of America

Meet Debut Novelist Adrienne Giordano

Adrienne Giordano writes romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction. After spending seventeen years working in and around the newspaper and advertising industry, she chose to work part-time as a marketing consultant to allow more writing time. Although she’s a … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Walt Mussell

Novelist Walt Mussell is a current finalist in the Inspirational category for both the Heart of the Rockies and Lone Star contests. His stories are set in late 16th century Japan, during Japan’s Christian century and the reign of Toyotomi … Continue reading

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Saturday Special: Sandra Leesmith Sold!

Sandra Leesmith, an award-winning novelist who writes inspiration, humor, and romance, signed her first contract for a romance novel with Avalon Books, Inc. Price of Victory will debut as a hardcover book in June 2011. Sandra officially lives in Arizona … Continue reading

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Meet Novelists Lisa Clark and Lisa Davis-Craig

Lisa Clark and Lisa Davis-Craig are serious writers of humorous women’s fiction in all its various forms. They are actively seeking competitions to win, agents to woo, and editors to wow. The Lisas are native Michiganders who met in a … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Debra Key Newhouse

Debra Key Newhouse, who writes under the name Debra McGill, creates paranormal romantic suspense stories with psychic elements. She’s a member of the Washington Romance Writers chapter of Romance Writers of America® and serves the group as their newsletter editor. … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Rochelle Staab

Rochelle Staab did what many writers only dream of: she sold the first book she wrote. Hollywood Hoodoo, a current Golden Heart® finalist, will be released by Berkley Prime Crime in November 2011. Rochelle lives in Studio City, California, where … Continue reading

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Burning Down the Barriers: Earning an MFA Writing Romance

I was privileged to interview debut novelist Laura Navarre earlier this month. She’s sold two books in rapid succession. Her debut novel, The Devil’s Mistress, a dark Tudor romance, was released by Samhain on June 1. Dorchester purchased The Devil’s … Continue reading

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