Rosemary Clements-Moore

Here’s to Absolutely Thrilling News! Last week, Rosemary Clements-Moore won the most prestigious award, a RITA, given by romance writers from around the world. Romanace Writers of America (RWA to those who belong) selected HELL WEEK as a top finalist for the Young Adult category. This contest is judged by fellow romance writers and authors, a tough group to impress. Rosemary carried home the gold statue in honor of the accolades for her book, HELL WEEK. This is Rosemary’s 2nd book in the series. Truly top honors for a great author. Icing on the cake is that Rosemary’s 3rd book, when released, wasn’t even shelved by the big B & N. Yep, that’s right. They, […]

What you know and how to write it in an article . . .

Article writing 101 . . . actually, it’s more like pre-101, however, it’s been tremendous fun sharing a number of the writing lessons I’ve learned. Good writing is important for everyone — a point I’m constantly making to my kids. Whatever the career, whatever the emphasis, everyone needs to know how to communicate, and communicating through written word is crucial. Apparently, EZine magazine thinks it’s important, too, because they’ve accepted several of my articles regarding writing. They sent this link: ezinearticles for my Clear and Concise Writing. For those of you who don’t think you could write an article, consider all the things that you know how to do — there will be a lot! […]

Friends . . .

Many of you are working fast and furious for the upcoming RWA convention — to all of you, I say ‘Hats off and may this be a wonderfully successful conference.’ To my lovely critique partner, L.A. Mitchell, who is up for her second Golden Heart, may this year be truly golden and you walk away with the trophy (and more importantly, a publishing contract). To critique partners Sherry A. Davis, (RWA National PRO Liaison and author of romantic comedy), Here Comes The Bribe, and Mary Karlik, fantasy and YA writer, may the publishing doors swing wide open for you at this conference. Fellow critique partner, Delores, and I will be sitting this one out. However, […]