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Ruby Reboot – Launching September 2nd!

Hear ye! Hear ye!  The Rubies have something new up our sleeve!  For the last few weeks we’ve been putting our heads together to consider what this blog has been in the last ten years and what we would like it to be in the future – and we’ve come up with a plan!   Introducing: […]

Watch This Space!

We’re adapting!  The Rubies have our heads together cooking up a plan for the blog as the publishing landscape continues to change.  Watch for exciting news about our plans for the future – launching in September!  

The Rubies Take Manhattan!!

We’re all home and rested (sort of) after the whirlwind of the Romance Writers of America’s National Conference in New York City. We learned a lot, hugged a lot of far-flung friends, talked a lot about the industry and the future of our organization, ate a lot of awesome food, navigated lots of crowded city […]

A Historic Night for the RITAs!!

This year’s RITA ceremony began with a distinct sense of unease: since the origin of RWA’s highest award in 1982, it had never been been won by an African-American writer. This was true despite the fact that the organization was co-founded by an African-American woman, romance editor Vivian Stevens, and despite the legendary careers of […]

Congratulations, Omegas!

Today’s the day!  The end of an era.  The final Golden Heart Awards ceremony will be held today at 12:15pm Eastern and if you want to follow along at home, you can stream the ceremony at!  Congratulations to all the Omegas!  Enjoy this moment!  You earned it!  And here’s wishing you an incredible conference […]

Meet 2019 Golden Heart Finalist Alexis De Girolami!!

We’ve got another Omega on the blog today: 2019 Golden Heart Finalist Alexis De Girolami, whose manuscript PAGE SIX is nominated for Best Contemporary Romance! Alexis De Girolami is a video game developer by day and a romance writer by… later in the day. At night, she sleeps. She’s penned romance since writing some impressively […]

Welcome 2019 Golden Heart Finalist Valen Cox!

I hope you’re all counting down to RWA like we are! And I hope you’re ready to welcome another of our Omega’s – the delightful Valen Cox. Valen is a 2019 Golden Heart Finalist for Best Paranormal Romance with her book TOUCH 3.3. Valen Cox is an Army Brat whose vagabond life took her from exotic locales […]

2019 Golden Heart Finalist Sheri Taylor-Emery on The Surprises That Come Along the Way

Hard to believe that RWA Nationals starts one week from today!! We’ve still got a few Omega guests left to introduce before we all gather in New York, and today we’ve got the lovely Sheri Taylor-Emery, a 2019 Golden Heart Finalist for Best Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance with her book THE SODA FOUNTAIN […]

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