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Urban Fantasy…So Is That Like Lord of the Rings?

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 by Lisa Ricard Claro   14 Comments | Posted in author · Romance Writers of America · RWA

Greetings, Buttercup! I have a special treat for you today. While I’m off attending the RWA (Romance Writers of America) national conference in New York, author Jami Gray has graciously agreed to handle the telling of the Naked Truth here at Writing in the Buff. As Jami’s website says, she writes Urban Fantasy and Paranormal [Read more…]

RWA 2013: A Fool’s Paradise

Posted on Jul 24, 2013 by Lisa Ricard Claro   No Comments Yet | Posted in Bell Bridge Books · BelleBooks · Cherry Adair · conference · Deborah Smith · facebook · Nora Roberts · Romance Writers of America · RWA · The Conjuring

Admit it. You’ve waited with baited breath to hear how I (mostly) didn’t make a (babbling) fool of myself during last week’s RWA national conference.  All I can say to that is, “Oh, but I did, buttercup. I did.” Twice that I will admit to, and probably ten times more to which I am oblivious [Read more…]

RWA Annual Conference: Romancing Excitement and Terror

Posted on Jul 17, 2013 by Lisa Ricard Claro   No Comments Yet | Posted in conference · Romance Writers of America · RWA · workshop · Writing

  As the RWA (Romance Writers of America) annual conference gets underway (today through Saturday) here in Atlanta those cohabbing twins, Excitement and Terror, have landed on my doorstep, suitcases in hand, prepared for an extended stay. “Excitement I can understand,” you say. “But Terror? What’s so terrifying about spending a few days with a [Read more…]

Ah, Romance! What’s Not to Love?

Today’s post is for my writing pals. I’m sharing information gleaned from a recent day-long workshop hosted by GRW (Georgia Romance Writers), a chapter of RWA (Romance Writers of America).  I’m proud to belong to both of these organizations, and just to round it out I’m also a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book [Read more…]

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