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Posted Feb 14 2017

LOCATION FOR ALL 2017 GENERAL MEETINGS ***TAMPA GOLDEN CORRAL*** 6942 West Hillsborough Avenue Tampa, Florida, Phone: 813-882-9805. Executive Board meeting, May 13, 3:30 pm, at Panera Bread,  3420 W Doctor M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607 _________________________________________________________________ RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP BY 11:59 PM, MARCH, 31, 2017 If you have not renewed your membership in TARA, […]

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The 2017 Book Challenge

Posted Jan 1 2017

The 2017 Book Challenge is now open for TARA members! Do you want the chance to win money for finishing your book(s) this year? TARA members may submit up to five (5) finished (they don’t have to polished!) manuscripts of Romantic Fiction in our Book Challenge between January 1st and June 30th. You must write a minimum […]

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TARA CARES!

Posted Dec 20 2016

TARA CARES for its community! On December 19, 2016, TARA members donated one hundred sixty-three books to the Tampa General Hospital library. The books consisted of adult fiction and non-fiction, teens and young adults, and children’s coloring books and literature. At the TARA Holiday Party, the table overflowed with books brought to the party by […]

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2016 TARA Contest Winners

Posted Oct 9 2016 in , ,

Congratulations to the 2016 TARA Contest winners and finalists!   Historical: Brenda Chin, Editor Entangled Publishing WINNER Rocky Mountain Runaway Kathryn Crawford 2nd Place Salvation Suzanne Hoos 3rd Place Edge of No Return J’nell Ciesielski       Inspirational: Raela Schoeherr, Editor Bethany House WINNER On Wings of Love  Davalynn Spencer 2nd Place Dawns Left […]

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The Art of Judging and Critiquing

Posted Apr 24 2016 in

Scarlett ran this article a year ago, but feels compelled to post it again. The examples are a little outdated, but nonetheless, pertinent to judging entries in TARA’s Contest or critiquing someone’s work. This article, Bleeecchh…Critiquing, by Kristan Higgins, first appeared in CONNECTIONS, April 2007 edition, Connecticut RWA.    The Art of Critiquing Party time! […]

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