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Congratulations, Renee!

Posted Oct 11 2018

      Renee Nelson   First Place in the NJ PYHIB Contest for Unpublished Authors   The winners of the NJ RWA Put Your Heart in a Book Contest for unpublished authors was announced at their PYHIAB Conference last weekend.   Though the editor from Carina Press didn’t ask for a submission, I received […]

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The 2018 TARA Contest Winners

Posted Oct 2 2018 in , , , , , , , , ,

TAMPA AREA ROMANCE AUTHORS CONGRATULATES THE WINNERS OF THE 2018 TARA CONTEST This year’s contest is dedicated to its strongest advocate, Anne-Marie Carroll, who will forever live in our memories and hearts. (*) Denotes TARA member. Congrats to our TARA sisters! Category Series: First Place: The Road to Hollydale by Tanya Agler Second Place: Mine […]

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Writing in trying times

Posted Jun 30 2018

One of the writers on the PRO list asked some excellent questions the other day about writing during trying times. She was referencing the current political climate, but I think the questions really applies to any trying times: How do we keep writing? How many of our problems do we bring into our books? Do […]

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Goaaaaaaaal!

Posted May 29 2018

Finishing the manuscript. It’s the big deal, right? The thing we all, every one of us, have to accomplish if we want to get published. But getting from “Once upon a . . . ” to “. . . happily ever after!” takes some work.  One school of thought is the daily goal. This daily […]

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Subtext: Microscope

Posted Apr 20 2018

We’ve discussed the big picture for subtext. Now let’s shift the focus! A microscope is a tool that lets the viewer see, in great detail, things that are too small to be apparent to the naked eye. Similarly, micro subtexts are the tiny “tells” that subtly cue the reader to understand the things that aren’t […]

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