Fan Girl Friday – July 3

Welcome to Fan Girl Friday! We have lots of great books here! New This Week On Tuesday, July 7th, we will celebrate the release of Kate Parker’s ROYAL ASSASSIN When the Duke of Blackford enters her bookstore, Georgia knows the Archivist Society is in need of her services. The Tsar of Russia and his family […]

Ruby Reprise: Pitching 101

Nationals is coming up, so I’m reprising one of my more popular posts from years past on pitching. Let us know any tips or pitching stories you have!   Don’t despair if you couldn’t snag a pitch appointment with the editor or agent of your choice. Plenty of opportunities exist for pitching outside of the […]

How to Eat in NYC Without Breaking the Bank

This year the Romance Writers of America National Conference is in Manhattan and we all know New York City is notoriously expensive.  If you want to eat there without paying $25 bucks a plate or taking a chance on street meat, it can be a challenge.  Luckily, I have some insider tips to keep your […]

Meet 2015 Golden Heart Finalist Julie Glover!

Today we’re welcoming Julie Glover, 2015 Golden Heart finalist in the Young Adult category with her contemporary novel manuscript SHARING HUNTER. Julie Glover grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder, Judy Blume, and every Nancy Drew book she could get her hands on. Although she’d always dreamed of writing a novel, she didn’t write her first […]

Meet 2015 Golden Heart Finalist Brynn Kelly!

Today we have the pleasure of welcoming another Dragonfly guest blogger: 2015 Golden Heart Finalist Brynn Kelly, whose book DECEPTION ISLAND is nominated for best Romantic Suspense. Brynn Kelly is an award-winning novelist and journalist, and bestselling non-fiction author from New Zealand. She could well be setting a RWA15 record for the longest non-stop journey […]

Fan Girl Friday – June 26

 This is a big week of Ruby launches and sales! New This Week BARED TO THE VISCOUNT, by Lara Archer Poor, plain spinster Mary Wilkins has no business falling in love with Viscount Parkhurst. They may have been best friends in childhood, but he’s the wealthy, powerful lord of the manor now, and everybody knows […]

Meet 2015 Golden Heart Finalist Jen Gilroy!

Today we’re welcoming another Dragonfly, Jen Gilroy, 2015 Golden Heart nominee in Contemporary Romance for PORT FAIRLIGHT SUMMER. Jen Gilroy lives in a village in Berkshire, England with her husband and tween daughter, but she grew up in Canada, which is still her heart’s home and writing inspiration. She loves cats and dogs (which find […]

Show and Tell Wednesday: Marnee Blake on Regency Adventures

Today we have a special Show and Tell feature from Marnee Blake, a 2015 Golden Heart historical romance finalist. Now, if finaling wasn’t commendable enough, you should know that this blog was made in the midst of a power outage. Neither snow nor rain nor big bad storms shall keep this Firefly down. So without […]

Release Party: Bared to the Viscount by Lara Archer

Break out the champagne, it’s Lara Archer’s release party. Happy book birthday, Lara! Wait, who is this Lara character, you may ask? She’s a long-time friend and incognito Ruby who also writes under a different pen name. And today I’m happy to announce is her historical erotic romance debut with Bared to the Viscount. Let’s […]

Meet Golden Heart Finalist Priscilla Kissinger!

We’re thrilled to welcome back Priscilla Kissinger, four-time Golden Heart finalist and newly-minted Dragonfly, whose book HIS PERFECT PARTNER has been nominated for the 2015 Golden Heart in Contemporary Romance! Priscilla writes romance with a Latino flavor. In addition to being the President of FCRW, she works full-time in marketing & publicity and, since earning […]

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