romance

I Choose You – OakTara Anthology

I Choose You (new release anthology)

Hello everyone!!! It’s with a happy heart that I send the link to the I CHOOSE YOU anthology that one of my romance short stories has been published in with OakTara Publishing.

It has been a wonderful journey with OakTara so far, and I must say the stories in this anthology are quite heartfelt and spirit lifting. I have made it my bedtime storybook. The story lengths are perfect for a quick read and I recommend it with the highest praise.

Please head to Amazon.com or to the OakTara Publishing website for details on how to purchase this wonderful collection of romantic short stories.

I am honoured to be amongst such talented writers.

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So You Think You Can Write 2012 – Time to vote

Hello family and friends! Some of you may have already seen the link I added earlier today about the Harlequin Romance writers contest – So You Think You Can Write.
I have entered the pitch and first chapter of my romance novel “A Bid For Love”. The public gets to vote who goes to the next stage… and voting starts TODAY! So from now to Oct 11 please google so you think you can write; enter my name in the search tab under the All drop down and please vote for my story. You get to vote once PER day! So please for the next 10 days head on over to the site and vote each and every day.
The final prize is to have the winner’s manuscript published by Harlequin – a long time dream of mine. 🙂
Thank you so much everyone. Take care and happy reading!

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Emerald City Writers Conference

It has been quite a busy summer, but now it’s time to start thinking about fall writing conferences. My choices are the Surrey Writers Conference or the Emerald City Writers Conference in Seattle. I’ve been to Surrey for the past two years and I loved every minute of it. The excitement that buzzed in the air was contagious and just being with people who shared the same passion was satisfying.

But this year, I’ve decided to check out the Emerald City Writers Conference in Bellevue, Washington from October 28-30. New workshops, new editors and agents, but mostly new exposure and a chance to make new friends and contacts.

Well, whichever one I decide to go with it’ll be a weekend that will ignite the spark I need to keep writing and I can’t wait.

So go online and check both of these amazing writing conferences out and let me know what you think.

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On A Roll…

Now that things have slowed down around here I have been able to find time to write and get my revisions done. Having a deadline is quite helpful and keeps me on my toes. Of course, the more I fix the more elaborate my scenes are becoming – which is a good thing I suppose – but it seems to keep the midway point just out of reach. That point where I can just take out a word here or a sentence there, and then give it an overall polish before sending it off to agents.

I must say I am getting quite excited as the light at the end of the tunnel gets brighter.

Next, I have to do a synopsis. I’ll save that for another day… 🙂