Category Archives: submissions

That slippery rug!

Geez, every time I think I’ve got my balance… FKOG finaled – AGAIN! This time in the 2005 unpublished Laurie. Y’all, I’m just… I don’t know. Overwhelmed, I think. WOW. I’ve posted all the finalists below. Special Congratulations also go … Continue reading

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Heads up, people. Good news here.

Here’s the rug that got pulled out from under me. Gulp! Carol Burnside’s Forever Kind of Guy finalled in the Long Contemporary category of the Great Expectations contest offered by the North Texas RWA. In two days, her entry will … Continue reading

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Lightbulb moment

You know how sometimes you can look at something over and over and never see anything new, but one day -BAM!- you see it with a totally different view. A clarity of thought, if you will. That happened to me … Continue reading

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Sending out my babies

Last week I shot off an e-mail submitting “Mr. Dependable” to A Hint of Seduction e-zine. (Ever notice I’m not too hot at coming up with titles?) Gina was nice enough to let me know it will be a few … Continue reading

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Unexpected Inspiration

Out of the blue, I received an invitation to a wedding. My brothers wedding. I’m a romance writer. See where I’m going? It wasn’t an ordinary, run-of-the-mill invitation and the wedding will be just as different which I thought was … Continue reading

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Inattentive, much?

Okay, so I wasn’t firing on all cylinders while the house was full of people. I never sent TRG off because I discovered that, while the deadline to receive my submission was 1/4, the postmarked date had to be 12/28 … Continue reading

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Happy 2005, everyone

The new year is here. It’s 3 hours into 2005 and I’m still awake – but not for long. I managed to finish up my TRG entry and query letter today. Tomorrow I’ll print out and get ready to mail. … Continue reading

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Another contest

What the hell. I’ve already sent Forever Kind of Guy in to the Great Expectations contest. May as well send The Reluctant Groom, too (especially since they extended the deadline to 1/4). I entered it last year, and would just … Continue reading

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More news

So here’s how the last round of submissions is going… “Marinara Magic” to Woman’s World on 9/8/04 – form Rejection, & a bad copy at that. “Home for Christmas” to Arabella on 9/8/04 – no response yet. “Homecoming” to Adam’s … Continue reading

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Getting started

Yesterday was my DH’s birthday and I got a gift. Weird, huh? Late in the day, an e-mail arrived from Kathryn Struck of HeatWaveRomance (a division of Awe-Struck E-Books Inc.). She said their editor “said a resounding ‘yes’ ” to … Continue reading

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