Plotting Bootcamp, that is. Last January, the Diamonds were invited to attend a Plotting Bootcamp Weekend at Stacey’s house. Our willing and able hostesses were the girls from Rose’s Colored Glasses. We converged on Stacey’s house for two days with a basic premise for a story, suitcases for our stay, and food (aka chocolate). But… Continue reading This One Time at Bootcamp…
Great post, Shada. I thought I’d upload a few pictures I took at the September Meeting. Elle James Displays a couple of her Harlequin Intrigues. Elle brought a selection of her books for us to look through. This is Gina Wilkins – author of 94 Harlequin and Silhuette books. If anyone can talk about building… Continue reading More Pictures from DSRA Meeting
This months DSRA meeting was a great success. The meeting began as usual with our business meeting where we handed out our member milestone pins. Here is mine: Each charm means something different. I have two ‘diamonds’ on mine (really beautiful chrystal beads) which represent my two sales, then I have an Arkansas charm, a… Continue reading September Meeting
About now you have the image of Marilyn Monroe singing the song and you’re thinking “what does this have to do with romance writing?” As a new romance writer (from here out self-proclaimed ‘newbie’), I think this song is a perfect explanation to sum up the benefits of membership in the Diamond State Romance Authors.… Continue reading DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS (OR GUYS) BEST FRIEND…
This week, one of the first, and most successful, romance authors’ blog announced they are shutting the doors. Squawk Radio is done. Over. Finished. Well, not yet but as June 2. And over at Ms Snark…she’s hanging up the whips and chains and going out while she’s still on top (her words, not mine). Who… Continue reading Is Bloging Going Out of Style?
No, I’m not talking about Whitney. Yesterday one of my favorite things came on TV. Cheerleading on ESPN. For those of you who don’t know, I cheered for six years through my high school experience. During that time, I lived to cheer. I was one of the smallest on my squad and I was THE… Continue reading Wanna Dance with Somebody?
Found a new place for me and are checking it out. Seeing who’s and what’s there. http://crimespace.ning.com/profile/ArkansasCyndi You know, I’ve decided that there is a whole business in just keeping up blogs, personal webpages, crimespace page, myspace page, etc. How does everyone balance or better, how much time does a professional writer give to such… Continue reading Waving into the Void