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Kiss and Tell | Sasha Wasley

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This month’s Kiss & Tell guest is West Australian writer, Sasha Wasley. The author of three rural romances in the ‘Daughters of the Outback’ series, plus two stand-alone fiction titles, Sasha is also on the cusp of releasing a children’s book for middle grade readers under a pen name Ash Harrier. Her 2021 release Spring Clean for the Peach Queen was one of my favourite reads of 2021 and I’m excited to get stuck into her newest release, A Caravan Like a Canary. RWA members heading to the 2022 conference will also have a chance to meet Sasha in person …

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Three things I learned while writing… Keeper Of My Desire, Book 3 The Immortal Keepers

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We all know writing can be hard – and especially so for writers who write series. But all that hard work pays off when we see a reader fall into the magic of a good book. RWA member and fantasy romance writer HM Hodgson knows that feeling well, and loves the fantastic places the written word can take us. Join us on the blog today to chat with her about the three things she learned writing the latest novel in ‘The Immortal Keepers’ series: ‘Keeper of my desire’. Welcome HM Hodgson!

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Three things I learned while writing… A Twist in the Tail

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Welcome to the RWAs ‘Three Things I Learned’ blog. Things are starting to chill for the upcoming winter but over in sunny Western Australia, things are heating up! Romance author, RWA aspiring ambassdor and previous RWA volunteer of the year, D.D.Line has been delighting readers with her romantic suspense novels. Today she comes to chat about the three things she learned writing her latest novel ‘A Twist in the Tail’ -the latest in her Trinket Bay series. Welcome D.D.Line!

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Kiss and Tell | Lee Christine

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Living by the ocean, far, far away from the ski fields, makes Lee Christine’s snow crime books quite the escapist treat. Dead Horse Gap is mostly from the perspective of undercover detective Nerida Sterling and Detective Mitch Flowers, a well-loved character from Lee’s previous stories. There’s a suspected murder, a long-held family feud, questionable alibis and of course the beautiful alpine backdrop. Readers will enjoy cameo appearances from Christine’s previous characters, and after the cracking finish to Dead Horse Gap, they’ll be eagerly anticipating the change in direction for characters in the next novel. The author has turned her love …

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Three things I learned while writing… A Spy for Lady Clementine

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Welcome to the RWAs first ‘Three Things I Learned’ blog for 2022. We hope you are all rested amd ready for another great year of romance fiction celebration! Romance author, mentor, and avid traveller, Susanne Bellamy is no stranger to many RWA members delighting readers with her many rural romance stories. Over the last year, Susanne decided to give another romantic sub-genre a go and is here today to tell us about her experience in writing the Regency novel ‘A Spy for Lady Clementine’, welcome Susanne!

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Kiss and Tell | Kay Kerr

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Being a YA novel, this book was ripped out of my hands the moment it arrived in my postbox, with my tween daughter devouring Social Queue and proclaiming it ‘amazing’ before I’d even got a look in! The novel follows 18-year-old writer Zoe Kelly as she embarks on an internship with an online media company. Just like I did, readers will find themselves cheering for Zoe as she writes about her search for romance. Told from a first-person perspective, the story gives a sharp and sometimes confronting insight into autism. Told with plenty of heart and humour, Social Queue was …

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Three things I learned while writing… Outback Secrets

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Welcome to the RWAs ‘Three Things I Learned’ blog. Everyone who loves romantic fiction knows the one and only Rachael Johns! Rachael is award-winning and best-selling, ABIA-winning author of romance and women’s fiction. Rachael writes about pretty normal people creating pretty amazing happy ever afters – who doesn’t love that! Rachael has joined us on the blog today to talk about three things she learned writing her novel ‘Outback Secrets’. Welcome Rachael!

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Kiss and Tell | Nicky Pellegrino

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To Italy, With Love was one of my favourite romance novels for the year. There’s so much to make you smile, from the dazzling Italian setting and plethora of food to the charming characters and the subplot to rejuvenate a dying town. Readers will fall in love with hardworking and loyal, Sarah-Jane, who plans a trip around Italy to mend her broken heart. Unlike Sarah-Jane, local lady, Assunta, has her feet and her family firmly rooted in the small village of Montenello. At least she thinks so… I liked how these two sharply contrasting characters forged a firm friendship. Nicky’s …