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an effort at a festival in Peru.
I’ll be in
as you read this blog, attending
Romance Writers of America’s national conference. It attracts some 2,000
delegates and I try and attend every three years. It’s a chance to catch up
with other writers, attend some amazing workshops, meet with my editor and
agent and generally get social after another year of working in PJ’s and
Given the solitary nature of a writer’s life it’s a lot of fun to suddenly care about clothes, shoes and make-up again though usually there’s a sudden, desperate foray to stores to buy something ‘good.’
I have a friend who only wears good clothes and I admire her immensely. I seem to be forever saving my good clothes for those increasingly rare occasions where I might need to look smart, only to find out that outfit either no longer fits or has gone out of fashion.
I love the idea of looking fabulous all the time but the effort to do so…not so much. And the moment the weather turns cold out come the Ugg boots, the jeans, the men’s sweaters and if need be, a woollen beanie. And then I write about romance…
But it’s out of the batcave this week. One of the highlights for me is the opportunity to
stalk play fangirl
over authors who inspire me with their work.
Joanna Bourne, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Robyn Carr, Nalini Singh, Julie Ann Long…these and more will be selling and autographing at the
tonight between and , all
proceeds going to literacy. I’ll be signing too as will the following
Superromance authors: Anaheim Convention
Kathy Altman, Beth Andrews, Rogenna Brewer, Molly O’Keefe, Cathryn Parry, Tara Taylor Quinn, Liz Talley, Kimberly Van Meter, Jeannie Watt, Abby Gaines, Stephanie Doyle, Tracey Deebs (aka Tracy Wolff) and Lenora Worth
Here’s a link with all the details
If you’re local come join the party! You don’t even have to wear something ‘good.’