Tag: Conferences

See you in Denver!

I am absolutely thrilled to be the emcee of the 2018 RITA awards, hosted by Romance Writers of America! I credit RWA with being the single most valuable discovery tool on my journey from aspiring writer to published author, and am delighted and honored to emcee such a prestigious ceremony. More details on the Romance…

Join me at the Historical Romance Retreat! @HistRomRetreat

I am thrilled to be attending the 2017 Historical Romance Retreat this September! See you there! Spokane, Washington Historic Davenport Hotel September 27-October 1, 2017 Twitter: HistRomRetreat #HRR2017 Facebook: HistoricalRomanceRetreat Website: www.historicalromanceretreat.com

Conference Series: Networking

Before I begin, thanks to everyone who congratulated me on my triple-final. Also, check out Carrie Ryan’s post on the Manuscript Maven’s blog and win some free autographed Diana Peterfreund books. Last but not least, today is my first ever Romantic Inks post. Check it out, and please leave a comment to let me know…

Conference Series: Workshops & Extras

I’m going to start the morning with a quick squee, just in case you missed last night’s bonus post where I found out I’m a triple-finalist in the TARA contest. OMG! Can you believe it?! squeeeeeeeeee Okay. Now that that’s out of my system (it’s totally not, but whatever) we can continue with our regularly…

Conference Series: Pitching & Promotion

Welcome to the Conference Series Workblog, Day 2. (Link to Day 1) Self-promotion is one of the many possible reasons for attending a writing conference. Although the possibilities are endless, I’m going to discuss three primary tactics to achieve this goal: Pitching, Freebies, and Volunteering. Pitching The first thing I’d like to do is debunk…

Writing Conferences and Good Karma Tuesday

As promised, today is Day One in the workblog series on Writing Conferences. But since it’s Good Karma Tuesday, the first thing I want to do is award some prizes! Good Karma Tuesday winner: Aurora St JamesReciprocal Pimp award: Vicki Lane Speaking of Good Karma, check out my pal Carrie’s blog. She’s giving away free…

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