Category Archives: RWA Nationals

Saturday Special: C.J. Chase Sold!

A six-time Golden Heart® finalist, C.J. Chase headed to Orlando this past July to attend the Romance Writers of America® national conference, where she was named the winner in the inspirational category. She sold her winning story to Love Inspired … 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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FF: RWA® Nationals 2010 Recap

It’s Friday! But not just any Friday. This is the day I introduce my new feature: Frabjous Friday! OK, I suspect you might be wondering where I got that title. I borrowed it, part of it anyway, from a famous … 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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Helpful Hints for RWA® Nationals Florida-style

Like several of you, I’m counting down the days until I board that plane headed to Orlando. I invited 2010 Golden Heart® finalist, Abigail Sharpe, a Florida resident, to give us a few pointers about what to expect. And, wow! … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Mary Strand

Award-winning novelist and Golden Heart® winner Mary Strand practiced law for sixteen years, but eight years ago she set aside her pointy-toed shoes (well, most of them) and escaped the land of mergers and acquisitions to write novels. Her women’s … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Lizbeth Selvig

Award-winning novelist Lizbeth Selvig is a 2010 Golden Heart® finalist. Her story, Songbird, finaled in the Contemporary Single Title Romance category. She writes “contemporary romance that nudges over the line past sweet,” and has completed four and a half manuscripts … Continue reading

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