On February 1st, twenty-three popular authors including NY Times and USA Today bestselling authors, unveils the ROMANCE GEMS, a wonderful new group blog where the focus is on Readers. Each of us will have an assigned day to blog. You can catch my posts on the tenth of every month. Looking for conversations about Life, Love, Books,… Continue reading Meet the Romance Gems – Enter to win a FREE Kindle Fire!
The 25th annual 2019 NECRWA Conference will be held this April in Burlington, MA and there are only two more days to register with the early-bird price. If you're a romance author, you should definitely check out this conference (especially if you're in the New England area.) Workshops specifically geared towards romance authors include: how… Continue reading 2019 NECRWA Conference – Early-bird Registration
This is what the graph of a procrastinator looks like. Use this as a cautionary tale and don't do NaNoWriMo like this, kids. Trust me. By the end my wrist hurt and my brain was absolute mush. On the last day of November, I wrote for nearly fourteen hours straight and produced 14,921 words. In… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Recap
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We may only be halfway through Summer, but this season has already been filled with some fun author events that I wanted to share. This past Saturday, I participated in the Summer Romance Author Festival at the Barnes and Noble in Framingham, MA. It was my first time signing or selling at a Barnes and… Continue reading An Eventful Summer
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the "Let Your Imagination Take Flight" conference held by the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America. It was the first conference I've ever attended, either as an author or as a reader, and it was AWESOME! I'll admit, I was nervous. Mainly because there were… Continue reading Popping My Conference Cherry
A number of authors have contacted me recently asking how I keep finding author events to attend. I'll admit, it's challenging and I'm by no means an expert. Just last month I was actively planning my calendar for the next year and noticed there were four main events that were already closed and wait listed.… Continue reading Finding Author Events
In my last two posts, I discussed what you could buy or bring for your author booth to make your event experiences more successful. The list ranges from simple and inexpensive items to more long-term investments that can be accumulated over time. However, these items are worthless if you don't do a few things while… Continue reading Author Events – Part Three
In my last post I discussed some of the less expensive items you'll need as an author attending events. That list is a great place to start and will serve you well for indoor events that provide tables and chairs for you. Unfortunately, most events won't be so accommodating. So today, I'd like to discuss… Continue reading Author Events – Part Two
As I mentioned in my previous post, I've been attending a lot of author events lately and it got me to thinking about the various things I've learned as well as tips and tricks I've found to be useful. If you're an author who is new to attending in-person events, you may not know what… Continue reading Author Events – Part One