All About jamiemichele

Jamie Michele is a 2009 Golden Heart winner who lives in Maryland with her husband, three cats, and varying numbers and species of foster animals. She's a member of the Romance Writers of America and is the Hospitality Director of the Maryland Romance Writers. With the support of her husband, Jamie writes romance novels full time.

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Jamie's Fun Facts

Ruby Nickname:
Ruby Chameleon


GH Year(s)

Completed Manuscript(s)
Romance or Retribution; Loving Abandon

Romantic Suspense

Started Writing:

Day Job:

For Fun:
Volunteer at zoo; foster for SPCA; play volleyball

Blog Posts from Jamie

Harlequin Presents: A Master Class in Internal Conflict

Billionaire heroes so domineering, hard-headed, and Alpha that they dismiss all women as silly, dangerous distractions that must be avoided. Ugly duckling heroines so sweet, shy, and virginal that they are actually virgins. You guessed it: I’m talking about Harlequin Presents novels.

Golden Heart Survey Results Revealed!

Last Friday, I posted a link to a survey to gauge reader intentions for the upcoming Golden Heart contest for unpublished romance manuscripts. Today, I reveal the results!

2012 Golden Heart Survey: What are your plans?

What are your plans for the 2012 Golden Heart contest for unpublished romance manuscripts? Many members of our Ruby-Slippered Sister community are ineligible this year (congratulations to you — and you can still take the survey), but I know I’m not the only one still hunting for that book deal. So spill the beans! Click […]

Ruby Release Spotlight: In the Presence of Evil by Autumn Jordon

Today we celebrate Autumn Jordon’s third release, IN THE PRESENCE OF EVIL, a thrilling romantic suspense in which the Russian mafia infiltrates the heart of a small Pennsylvania town and forces an independent young banker to accept the help of the strong-willed rogue she loved — and lost — as a teen. In handcuffs for […]

Live Blogging the 2011 Rita and Golden Heart Finalist Announcements

NEWSFLASH! 2011 Golden Heart Finalists, join your new friends at your private Yahoo Group. Visit to request an invitation (I think). Group email: Put on your big-girl (or big-boy) panties and stick by the phone, because today’s the day you might be getting the call that launches your career! In case you didn’t know, every […]

Nine Steps to Understanding Twitter

Tamara Hogan once described Twitter as a worldwide cocktail party (albeit a virtual one in which everyone is limited to writing messages no longer than 140 characters). Millions of people are registered users, so the trick is in filtering what you want out of all that nonsense. Here are the nine basic steps you need […]

Harlequin Category Decision Tree

If you’ve been wondering if your romance novel might fit into Harlequin’s super awesome universe of series romance, then you’ve come to the right place. Sure, sure; reading the the books themselves is the best way to get a feeling for what line might suit your style. But everyone could use a hand now and […]

Free For All Friday

The deadline for entering the 2011 Golden Heart has passed, but the deadline for getting entries in still looms. I’d like to open the floor to any and all questions anyone might have about the final stages of putting an entry together. Yes, RWA posts the official rules, but sometimes you wonder about things that […]

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