Category Archives: Writing Tips

2013 Golden Heart® Finalists: Where Are They Now?

It’s been nearly a year since eight of us embarked on a wonderful journey: The Contemporary Single Title Finalists in the 2013 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® Contest. We’ve grown individually and professionally, and thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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The countdown continues! Four days…

Look closely – some of the angel’s clovers are four-leaf clovers! Nice juxtaposition of faith and hope! My mind is churning with new ideas. There are not enough hours in the day or days in the year to write all … Continue reading

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Welcome, Sheila Athens, 2013 Golden Heart finalist!

Today’s interview is with Sheila Athens, author of Climb to Freedom, which is a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for … Continue reading

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Welcome, Talia Quinn Daniels, Golden Heart Finalist!

Today’s interview is with Talia Quinn Daniels, author of What’s Yours is Mine, a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for … Continue reading

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Welcome, Jane O’Hanlon, Golden Heart Finalist!

Today’s interview is with J.K. O’Hanlon, author of Objection Overruled, a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for writers of the … Continue reading

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Meet Jacqueline Floyd, 2013 Golden Heart Finalist!

Today’s interview is with Jacqueline Floyd, author of Everybody Knows…, a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of Romance Writers of America’s 2013 Golden Heart contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for writers of the … Continue reading

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Welcome, Nan Dixon, 2013 Golden Heart Double-Finalist!

Today’s interview is with Nan Dixon, a rare double-finalist in Romance Writers of America’s 2013 Golden Heart® contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for writers of the romance genre. Clean Sweep a finalist in the Contemporary … Continue reading

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Introducing Katie Graykowski, 2013 Golden Heart Finalist!

Today’s interview is with Katie Graykowski, author of Place Your Betts, a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® contest for unpublished manuscripts. This is the premier contest (worldwide) for writers of … Continue reading

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March Monkey Madness

March Monkey Business. Say what? My writing group, Louisville Romance Writers, has established a tradition of celebrating March Madness (which is elevated to near-religious status around here) with a Writing Challenge. Yup. Sort of like NaNoWriMo, which for the uninitiated, … Continue reading

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