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Ruby Nickname:
Ruby Duchess

Hometown:
Bay Area, CA

Age:
old enough

GH Year(s)
2009

Completed Manuscript(s)
1

Genre(s):
everything

Started Writing:
as a babe

Day Job:
teacher

For Fun:
write, of course!

Blog Posts from Elisa

It’s the Week One Check-In for the 2019 Winter Writing Festival!!

The Ninth Annual Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival is fabulously under way, with the Ruby Sisters and dozens of their always-talented friends writing their hearts out! Yesterday we completed our FIRST FULL WEEK, so today it’s time to officially check in! If you’re reading this on the Festival website (the blue site), jump on […]

A Brief History of the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood!

We’ve got lots of new folks joining the Winter Writing Festival this year, some of whom may have been wondering exactly who the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood are. So here’s some quick history: The Rubies are a true sisterhood, but not by birth. We came together on March 25, 2009, when we were all named Finalists […]

Goal-Setting Advice for the 2019 Winter Writing Festival!

The Festival starts THIS THURSDAY!!!!  I hope you’re as excited as I am, and ready for some BIG PRODUCTIVITY through what could otherwise be the dreariest part of winter.  To help you get ready, I’m re-posting a blog from previous years about how to get ready and set workable goals: ****************************** One of my favorite […]

Announcing the 2019 Winter Writing Festival!!

The holidays are over, but we bet you could use a special gift for your writer self! The Rubies have one for you: THE NINTH ANNUAL RUBY SLIPPERED SISTERHOOD WINTER WRITING FESTIVAL STARTS THURSDAY JANUARY 10, 2019!!! If you’ve joined us for the Winter Writing Festival any time during the past eight years, you know […]

Prep NOW for NaNo (and the 2019 Golden Heart)!!!!

It’s October, and that means it’s time for NaNoWriMo!!! Silly Elisa, some of you may be saying right now. National Novel Writing Month is in NOVEMBER, honey. You’re jumping the gun. But nooooooo, my friends. I’ve learned through trial and error (lots and lots of error) that waiting until November 1 to get started is […]

Opening Day for the 2018 MAKE IT GOLDEN Contest!

Welcome to the NINTH Annual MAKE IT GOLDEN Contest!! The MAKE IT GOLDEN contest is designed for unpublished authors who are polishing up their entries for RWA’s Golden Heart Contest. We all know how important a strong opening is in grabbing the attention of Golden Heart judges, and this contest is a great chance to […]

Contest Rules for the 2018 MAKE IT GOLDEN Contest!

The Ruby Slippered Sisterhood will celebrate our NINTH blog birthday tomorrow, with our usual celebratory fun and fabulous prize packages!! The following Wednesday, September 26, in keeping with Ruby tradition, we’ll be opening our 9th Annual MAKE IT GOLDEN CONTEST, and giving our Golden-Heart-eligible readers a terrific chance to shine (plus have a chance to […]

We’re at RWA Nationals!!

We’re quiet on the blog this week because most of the Rubies are attending the Romance Writers of America National Convention this week! We’ll be back next week with reports on what went on and what we learned! Stay tuned!

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