Hindsight is 20:20 by Karina Coldrick When I decided I wanted to shift careers and become a writer, I made a big mistake. One single assumption that cost me years of thrashing around with grammar and punctuation and throttling my creativity. If I had a time-turner and could change one thing, it’d be this: become a storyteller.
February is truly a month of love with a double helping of Kiss and Tell!
Welcome to our 2019 RuBY winners spotlight – this month I’m pleased to introduce – Maddison Michaels! Maddison won the RuBy in the historical category. The story follows Devlin Markham, the notorious ‘Devil Duke’ of Hungtington, who who’s looking to secure his fortune with a marriage to Lady Sophie Wolcott. However, Sophie is a blue stocking heroine unimpressed with the Duke’s rakish and rougish ways. When Devlin’s dark past threatens to place not only him, but Sophie in danger too, they’ll find that not just their lives are in jeopardy, but their hearts too.
Another two weeks and summer will definitely be over. Those who love the sun will mourn its loss, but just in time we have two more hot summer reads to keep us sizzling until the very end of the season! Today we feature Karen Turner and Georgia Tingley, their books, and their favourite place for summer reading.
Category novels were my first foray into romance, and I take great joy in pressing pause on my normal life and slipping back into a world of princesses and billionaires, playboys and rogues.
It’s more important than ever for writers to think about building an online author profile – even before they’ve been published. Join literary-sector leader and social media evangelist Kate Larsen’s OWL to find out what options are available to you online, how to use them to your best advantage, and how to balance your writing time alongside the time you need to spend building your brand.
It won’t be long and summer will be gone for 2020, so before it does, pull out the sun lounge, grab a refreshing drink in a long tall glass and one of these hot summer reads! Today we feature JL Peridot and Michelle Prak, their books, and their favourite place for summer reading.
Now 2020 is upon us – holidays are over, kids are back in school and we’re ready for a head down bottoms up back start to the year. But it’s still summer and the living is easy! Welcome to blog contributor Janet Gover! Janet is an award winning novelist who loves writing books about the Australian outback and joins us here today to tell us about three things she learned while writing ‘The Lawson Sisters’.
The Write Backstory with Confidence workshop is for fiction writers who want to avoid information dumps and use backstory to provide character motivation that resonates with readers!
The RWA OWL: ‘The Rhythm Method’ will guide you through different techniques to tighten your text, improve your pacing and find the rhythm in your writing.