Romance

Write Touch Conference Registration is now OPEN!

Registration for WisRWA’s Write Touch Conference opened on the 1st of October. Our biennial event promises to offer something for every genre fiction writer. No matter if you’re starting your 1st book or finishing your 25th book, we’ve planned a conference to meet all your wordsmithing needs. #WisRWA19 will be in downtown Milwaukee at the

A Thinking Writer’s Love

Many years ago, when I had published just one book, I attended an RWA conference for the first time. Of course I was awed by the many writers with long lists of books and awards, with the appropriate fame to go along. You know, the fan girl persona so many of us get at RWA

New Release Tuesday – August 2018

Congratulations to the following WisRWA members on their new releases this month.                     When the Dead People Brought a Dish-to-Pass by Christine DeSmet   Red River Crossing by Maxine Douglas      

Fuzzy Genre: Figuring Out a Market for my Story

Write what you know, right? Then it’s only natural I’d choose psychic phenomena to weave into a plot line. I’m fascinated by weird stuff—those who foresee the future, life after death, reincarnation. I’ve savored several psychic reading appointments in my lifetime. I’ve experienced the ‘awe’ of Long Island Medium Theresa Caputto up close at Treasure

New Release Tuesday: July 2018

Congratulations to the following WisRWA members on their new releases this month.                   In the Assassin’s Arms by Katherine Hastings                  DEBUT!                          Missing Innocence by Tina Susedik

Rewriting is a gift, not a chore

Two years ago I got a great gift from a friend. Robyn Peterman had struck it big with a series of wacky supernatural romances and had her own Amazon Kindle World—Magic and Mayhem—and invited me to write a series of spinoff novellas “in” that world. It was a privilege to be associated with the authors

Creating a Hero or Heroine that Captivates Readers

I don’t know about you, but I read fiction for the characters and the adventure those characters go through. Like most readers, I want vivid heroes who draw me into their situations and, often when I don’t get into the main character, I put the book aside. But how do writers create those attention-grabbing heroes?

Promotion Thursday – July 2018

It's Promotion Thursday for March. Check out where you can find our WisRWA authors this month.   Molly Maka will be presenting The World of the 20th Century: The First 50 Years at the RWA National Conference in Denver, CO on July 19 at 10:40 AM.

Five Spins on Traditional Conference Advice

www.rwa.org My neighbors are blowing stuff up in the cul-de-sac while my dog cowers under a chair, so that can only mean one thing: it’s July, and conference time is almost here. As the fireworks settle down and the picnic leftovers run out, romance writers everywhere are preparing (aka getting mani/pedis) to head