Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

State Your Purpose

Less than two weeks ago, I landed in my semi-hometown of San Antonio, Texas, to attend the 2014 RWA National conference. Though I’ve attended big trade show events in my non-writing past, it was the first time I’d been to … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Will Never Learn

I participated in a great conversation at the airport on the way home from RWA last year about how learning to be an author is not just about achieving 10,000 hours of craft mastery. I believe it was Del Dryden … Continue reading

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Because I Didn’t Do Enough – #RWA14

I learned something about myself at RWA this year. Ok, I learned many things about myself. I learned that I cannot hang with Texas salsa—my Midwesterner taste buds are pepper-challenged. I learned that, yes, it’s still just as easy as … Continue reading

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