Category Archives: Sacramento Valley Rose

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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Saturday Special: Caroline Fyffe Sold!

I’m excited to have Caroline Fyffe return as my guest. When she appeared on September 21st, she was a not-yet-published writer without an agent. She’s now a debut author with a contract offer from Dorchester who landed her “dream agent,” … Continue reading

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Meet Writer Marlene Urso w/a Paisley Kirkpatrick

Marlene Urso, who writes under the name Paisley Kirkpatrick, possesses a ready smile and great sense of humor. Despite having endured some heart-wrenching losses, she faces life with zest. Nothing keeps Marlene down for long, not even the broken arm … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Author Loucinda McGary

Blessed with the gift of “Irish Blarney,” Loucinda McGary (everyone calls her Cindy) became a storyteller shortly after she learned to read. If she didn’t like the way a story ended, she made up her own ending. In high school, … Continue reading

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Meet Writer Caroline Fyffe

Caroline Fyffe is a full-time artist. By day she is a renown equine photographer whose work has graced the cover of many a magazine. By night she writes award-winning romances in a variety of categories. A two-time Golden Heart® finalist, … Continue reading

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Meet Writer Theresa Ragan

So far the road to publication has been a long one, but Theresa Ragan can honestly say she wouldn’t have it any other way. She believes in fate and destiny, and she knows the day will come when she’ll make … Continue reading

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RWA National Conference Highlights

On March 25, 2008 I got a phone call that changed my life. No. It wasn’t the Publishers Clearing House telling me I’d won millions, or even the California lottery board informing me of a lesser prize. It was far … Continue reading

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