Love in Isolation 2020 – Registrations Open! Registrations for RWA’s 2020 Virtual Conference – Love in Isolation are now open! Taking place over five days from Wednesday 12 to Sunday 16 August, the online conference includes 31 sessions and over 40 hours of content. Tickets cost $150 (plus GST) for members and $250 (plus GST) for non-members. Covid-19 travel restrictions and border closures meant that the in-person conference, due to be held in Fremantle this year, was unlikely to go ahead so RWA made the decision to move as much of the conference online as possible. Despite restrictions, many of …
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Welcome author Rania Battany! Rania writes emotional stories to captivate and pull you in but always end with a Happily Ever After. Rania joins us today to tell us about three things she learned while writing her novel ‘Fleeting Moments’.
Award-winning author, Jayne Kingsley, writes contemporary romance that’ll make you smile. The beautiful gowns and designer couture that weave their way between the pages are almost as strong as the royal characters and the charming settings, showcasing the author’s love of fashion and textiles.
Welcome to comfort reads! We are almost at Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the year! If you have a bonfire and warm mug or a blanket and a warm hearth fire that is the place to be right now, that is unless you are S.E Welsh, who hails from our tropical north. And I am sure that is a place many of us would love to be right now! S.E Welsh is a paranormal and historical romance writer who loves to weave together heroes, history and heart. Welcome S.E Welsh!
The Importance of matching suspense to the fluctuations of plot Tension is a critical element of all stories and needs to be maintained in order to keep readers turning the pages, but how does this correspond to the fluctuations of plot? There can’t be life-threatening situations in every chapter, nor are all stories about mortal danger. So, let’s explore how you can match the fluctuations in a story’s plot to the level of tension.
Welcome to comfort reads! Winter is finally here, and just as our isolation ends we stepped outside only to realise that—brrrr—it’s cold outside! So step back inside, grab a book and a mug of something warm, and settle back! Today, we’re joind by RWA member Vikki Holstein. Viki writes romantic suspense that reflects the courage it takes to trust again, and the struggle to forgive ourselves on the journey to finding love, peace, and happiness. Welcome Vikki!
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Welcome author Leisl Leighton! Leisl is a multi-published award-winning author and former president of Romance Writers of Australia. Leisl joins us today to tell us about three things she learned while writing her new release ‘Blazing Fear’.
I don’t love the word ‘hack’—it sounds like you’re cheating. And none of the things I’m going to list below are illegal or below the belt (I know, what a shame—even though we’re writing romance).