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September 2014

COMPETITION FIERCE AS readers judge Australia’s best romance

Winners of RWA Ruby and Ella Awards Announced

Winners of the prestigious Ruby (The Romantic Book of the Year Award) and Ella awards were announced at this year’s annual RWA Conference “Romance Rocks” held at the Novotel in Sydney’s Olympic Park. Read more…

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18/8/2013

Readers reveal top romance stories at RWA awards night

The award winners of the Romantic Book of the Year (‘RUBY’) and ‘ELLA’ awards were announced last night during a gala awards evening at Romance Writers of Australia’s (RWA) annual conference in Fremantle. Read more…

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10/7/13

AWARDS SEASON FOR TOP ROMANCE WRITERS AT RWA

Some of Australia’s favourite established and emerging romance writers have been shortlisted for Romance Writers of Australia’s (RWA) premier award for the Romantic Book of the Year (‘RUBY’) and the inaugural ‘ELLA’ award for published novellas. Read more…

More about the short-listed books…

6/5/13

ROMANCE WRITERS TO DESCEND ON FREMANTLE

Over 250 romance writers and readers are expected to attend Romance Writers of Australia’s (RWA) 22rd annual conference from 16–18 August at the Esplanade Hotel by Rydges, Fremantle, WA. Read more…

7/2/13

BE THE HERO AND HEROINE OF YOUR OWN ROMANCE

With 74.8 million people having read at least one romance novel in 2008 (source: Romance Writers of America Reader Survey) the pursuit of love is still as meaningful now as it was in Saint Valentine’s day.

President of Romance Writers Australia, Nikki Logan, encourages couples to take a page out of their favourite romance and share a little tenderness.
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19/8/12

WINNERS OF THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING ANNOUNCED

The winners of the Ruby Award – The Romantic Book of the Year Award – were announced this weekend at the 21st Romance Writers of Australia conference being held on the Gold Coast.
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14/2/12

AUTHORS SAY TAKE THE LEAP

SIGNWRITE your proposal, post it on social media, whisk your man to a mountaintop by helicopter or ask him over an intimate dinner cooked at home, but make this Leap Year count and be inspired by Australia’s romance authors to become the heroine in your own romance story this Valentine’s Day.
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15/8/11

WINNERS OF THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING ANNOUNCED

The winners of the RUBY Award – The Romantic Book of the Year Award – were announced this weekend at the 20th Romance Writers of Australia conference being held at the Hilton on the Park, Melbourne.
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10/5/11

CAIRNS WRITER HÉLÈNE YOUNG NOMINATED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING

The accolades just keep coming for local author Hélène Young who has today been short-listed for the RUBY Award – the Romantic Book of the Year – known in the industry as the academy awards of the Australian romance writing world.
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CANBERRA AUTHOR NOMINATED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING

Local romance author, Elisabeth Rose, has been short-listed today for the RUBY Award – the Romantic Book of the Year – known in the industry as the academy awards of the Australian romance writing world.
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HOBART AUTHOR NOMINATED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING – TWICE

The accolades just keep coming for Hobart-based author Melanie Milburne who has today been short-listed for the RUBY Award – the Romantic Book of the Year – known in the industry as the academy awards of the Australian romance writing world.
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NEWCASTLE AUTHOR NOMINATED FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS OF ROMANCE WRITING

The accolades just keep coming for local Newcastle author Michelle Douglas who has today been short-listed for the RUBY Award – the Romantic Book of the Year – known in the industry as the academy awards of the Australian romance writing world.
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Feb 2011

SUNSHINE COAST – A HOTBED OF ROMANCE

Whether it’s the sub-tropical climate, the plethora of glamorous locations or just something in the water, the Sunshine Coast is home to a number of Australia’s top romance writers and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, these authors know what’s hot in the world of love.

With millions of copies of their books sold worldwide, authors Robyn Grady, Rachel Bailey and Anna Campbell have more insight than most into what women are looking for in a modern day hero.
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