Barbara Raffin

New Release Tuesday – October 2018

Congratulations to the following WisRWA members on their new releases this month.                 Forgetting the Scot by Jennifer Trethewey                   Salt & Venom by Amy McNulty                   The Dance Hall Wife by

Promotion Thursday – October 2018

It's Promotion Thursday for October. Check out where you can find our WisRWA authors this month. Melonie Johnson's exclusive cover reveals for Smitten by the Brit and Dared by the Bad Boy, books 2 and 3 in her Sometimes in Love series will take place on October 24th on the USA Today's Happily Ever After page.

Fleshing Out Characters: Using an Unusual Resource

I generally have a good handle on my characters before I begin their stories. But there comes a point during my writing and/or plotting that I'm looking for details about the character, something to help me focus their personalities or flesh them out. That's when I turn to  Linda Goodman’s Sun Signs and Love Signs.

Promotion Thursday – April 2018

It's Promotion Thursday for March. Check out where you can find our WisRWA authors this month. Barbara Raffin will present a writing workshop on Using the Underused Senses and be signing books at Kress Family Library, De Pere, WI on April 14th at 10:30 AM-11:45. Lois Greiman will be signing her books at the Minnesota Horse Expo April

Fabulous Five Contest Author Critique: Barbara Raffin

The 27th Annual Fabulous Five contest for unpublished authors and authors not published in book length fiction in the last five years is open for entries. WisRWA is pleased to be able to offer entrants of the 2018 Fabulous Five contest a chance to win one of eight detailed critiques from a published WisRWA author. We

Promotion Thursday – November Edition

It's Promotion Thursday for November. Check out where you can find our WisRWA authors this month.   Lois Greiman will be signing her books at the Canterbury Arts and Crafts Fair in Shakopee, MN from November 9 to November 12. Barbara Raffin will be signing her books at the Holiday Craft Fair at Holy Spirit Catholic School,

What Lengths a Writer Goes to for Research

Highlights from the Writers' Police Academy The Writers' Police Academy conference (held in Green Bay, Wisconsin, August 11-14) started with a bang on Thursday afternoon. The attendees explored armored, S.W.A.T, and bomb squad vehicles. Lesson: my characters will need a lot more agility than I have to get inside those vehicles, especially the armored one.

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