Category Archives: RWA Nationals

Meet Debut Author Pamela Fryer

Four times was a charm for Pamela Fryer. That’s the number of finals she earned in the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® contest. Her fourth final led to a win. In addition, she landed a contract for her GH … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Author Jeannie Lin

The year 2009 is likely to be one of Jeannie Lin’s most memorable. In the span of eleven weeks she accepted representation from her agent, Gail Fortune of the Talbot Fortune Agency, sold her Golden Heart® finaling manuscript, Butterfly Swords, … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Author Kit Donner

Kit Donner writes Regency romance and can’t imagine setting her stories in any other period. A Brit Lit major who spent her senior year studying in Wales, Kit is an anglophile who admits to having a love affair with all … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the 2009 RWA Nationals D.C. Site

Are you busy packing for Nationals? Do you wonder what the conference site will be like? If so, I have a treat for you. My awesome CP, Anne Barton, math teacher by day and writer of great Regency romance by … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Author Kristina McMorris

Award-winning author Kristina McMorris sold her 2007 Golden Heart® finaling manuscript to Kensington in a two-book deal. Letters from Home (formerly Between the Lines) is a love story set against the emotionally charged backdrop of WWII, which has already begun … Continue reading

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Meet Writer Cara Slaughter w/a Cara Lynn James

Award-winning writer Cara Slaughter, who writes under the name Cara Lynn James, is a current Golden Heart® finalist in the Inspirational category. Finaling and placing in contests is not new to her, however. She has finaled in twelve contests and … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Author Kris Kennedy

Kris Kennedy writes “passionate medieval sagas set in the wild beauty of Ireland and England.” Her debut novel, The Conqueror, released by Kensington May 5, has received excellent reviews. Before Kris landed her initial two-book contract, she’d taken top honors … Continue reading

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