Sydney-sider Emily Madden’s newest release, Heart of the Cross, is stealing hearts across Australia, with rich, relatable characters and well-woven plots. The dual timeline tale opens in Ireland before moving to the bustling Kings Cross district in Sydney, where lead character Rosie Hart finds herself in strife. Neither her husband or her new life in Australia match her expectations, and she soon discovers her flamboyant neighbours care for her more than the man she married.
The years end is coming up fast and we’ve entered prime competition time. Our October competition is the Selling Submission! What is it? Writing a submission package to an editor or agent is an important skill to master for any upcoming writer. Even for seasoned writers it’s necessary! You definitely want to impress if you want those in the industry to sit up and take notice of you and your work. This contest asks you to submit a query letter, synopsis and blurb. For the blurb think about the best back copy from books, the teaser that entices you to …
In light of my upcoming RWA OWL and last month’s RWA and RWNZ conference workshops, I thought it would be good to do a short blog on CHARACTERISATION THROUGH NARRATION.
There are highlights in the Australian romance writing community, including festivals and workshops, but one of the unmissable events, is the Romance Writers of Australia’s annual conference. This year was one of the best I’ve been to, and I want to take a moment to congratulate the committee for an incredible and memorable event.
Guest blog by Anna Hackett Most indie authors know that regular releases help with visibility, finding readers and building your author career. There can be a lot of pressure to write faster and you need to find what works for you and your life.
Do you have a fantastic workshop idea for RWA’s 2020 conference in Fremantle? Submissions are now open so whether it focus on craft, business, research or the industry, we want to hear from you!
The Trouble With ChristmasAmy AndrewsEntangled/MacmillanDigital, PrintLearn More The Landowner’s SecretSonya HeaneyEscape (Harlequin/HarperCollins)DigitalLearn More Two of a KindSasha CottmanCottman Data ServicesDigital, Print, AudioLearn More Winter’s WalkMel A RoweR&R Ramblings HouseDigitalLearn More His Billionaire BrideMadeline AshTule PublishingDigitalLearn More Falling for the Secret PrincessKandy ShepherdHarlequin Mills & BoonDigital, PrintLearn More Meet Me in the MiddleJacquie UnderdownEscape PublishingDigitalLearn More When You Least Expect ItHelen LaceyHarlequin Special EditionDigital, PrintLearn More Autumn at Blaxland FallsEliza BennettsIndieDigital, PrintLearn More Eddie and the Show QueenCathryn HeinIndie PublishedDigital, PrintLearn More
Bestselling author, Karly Lane is a front runner in the rural romance genre, with her latest novel Mr Right Now bringing readers another much-anticipated serve of country living. Picking up where the first book left off, Mr Right Now focusses on Griff Callahan and Olivia Dawson as they navigate the city/country divide and deal with the romantic flame that keeps flickering to life when they least expect it.
Bad publicity, usually in the form of a one-star review, is most authors’ worst nightmare. I have good news. Repeat after me: ‘There is no such thing as bad publicity.’
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