Upcoming Cruises: Calling Hockey Fans and Romance Readers

Do you have your cruise booked? Hockey fans, how will you be spending February 2014’s Olympic break? Hopefully you’ll be joining us and other hockey fans for the Hat Trick Cruise! We’ll be sailing the Western Caribbean on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas, visiting Grorge Town, Grand Cayman;  Falmouth, Jamaica; and Labadee, Haiti, while […]

Great Weekend with Amazing Authors!

I’ve had one of the best weekends in a while, spending it with 200 plus romance authors at the SoCal RWA Conference in sunny Santa Ana, California! You might wonder what happens when you get this many women (and a few brave men) together for a weekend conference. We have fun! Oh, there are the […]

Wrap-up from New Orleans and Authors After Dark

The Authors After Dark convention in New Orleans was absolutely AMAZING and I am so looking forward to next year’s convention! The Royal Sonesta Hotel, this year’s venue, was the perfect location for the urban fantasy and paranormal con. We were right on Bourbon Street and in the center of all the action. This was […]

Romance Writers of America Conference Follow-up

The Romance Writers of America conference was AMAZING! Not only did I get to sit in on and moderate incredible panels, I got to meet some of my favorite authors, too! And the literacy fundraiser was a complete success raising over $50,000 for three Orange County charities:  ProLiteracy Worldwide, Read OC, and Literacy Volunteers – […]

Romance Writers Sign in Anaheim

As I’m getting ready to head off to Anaheim for the annual Romance Writers of America conference I’m thinking, how lucky am I! Four days of fun with some of my favorite authors and introductions to many new ones. (Well, not new necessarily, but new to me.) This is both a blessing and a curse! […]

Comic-Con has something for everyone!

Comic-Con, what is it? Think of it as a giant trade show and people watching extravaganza housing everything hot in pop culture today. A Little History This convention (con) started 43 years ago as a one day event showcasing comic books, science fiction/fantasy, film/television, and related popular arts. Over the years it has morphed into […]

Romance Writers of America Annual Conference Tips

The Romance Writers of America Annual Conference is taking place in Anaheim, CA in just three weeks! Being a newbie attendee, and not knowing what to expect, I got onto twitter and asked. I was amazed and overwhelmed by the number of responses. Here are 10 great tips I received from veteran writers: Introduce yourself […]

Check it out—Heather Graham’s Miami

Do you have a favorite author whose stories are set in a specific locale?  What could be more fun than to plan a trip down to the area where your favorite author uses as a base for their books? Heather Graham, author of such books as The Killing Edge and Unhallowed Ground has based a […]