Monthly Archives: July 2013

Golden Heart Recap…

Here we all are – Romance Writers of America’s® 2013 Golden Heart® nominees in the Contemporary Single Title category! From the left: Nan Dixon, Jacqueline Floyd, Sheila Athens, Leslie Lynch, Jane O’Hanlon, Talia Quinn Daniels, Katie Graykowski, and Sonali Dev. … Continue reading

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Whoops! WHOOPEE!!!!

I missed yesterday’s post – partly because I was busy (ya think?!), and partly because my daughter and her friend came to be with me at the ceremony. I took a much-needed break from conference activities to go hang out … Continue reading

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1 more day! The countdown is nearly done…

Tomorrow the winners of the Golden Heart® and Rita® awards for excellence in romance fiction will be announced. This has been an amazing, exciting, fun, and exhausting journey – and I am honored to have been part of this year’s … Continue reading

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2 days until the Golden Heart/Rita awards!

What a wonderful (and full) pre-conference day yesterday! I met the rest of my Contemporary Single Title Golden Heart group – minus Katie Graykowski, who didn’t come to the conference. What a wonderful group of women! (We miss Katie; wish … Continue reading

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3 Days!

And too busy to post! What can I say? The conference hasn’t officially begun, and the Golden Heart/Rita ceremony is the furthest thing from my mind. The experience is overwhelming – and fun – and I’m late for my volunteer … Continue reading

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4 days!

A four-leaf clover seems appropriate for celebrating the four day mark until Golden Heart® and Rita® winners are announced! That might be the touch of Irish in me, too. 😉 Today is ROAD TRIP! Packed, ready to roll, and the excitement … Continue reading

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5 days until 2013 Golden Heart and Rita winners are revealed!

Today is packing day. Not that there’s a whole lot left to do. Am I excited? Yes, I am! But now that the anticipation of conference is at an end, I’m feeling suddenly calm. Boy, am I glad! I feel … Continue reading

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6 days…

What a fun image of Irish luck! Shamrocks, four leaf clovers, and a golden horseshoe – upright, to hold the luck inside. Six hearts per die, although they aren’t golden… Whose name will be called next Saturday night? Katie? Sheila? Nan? … Continue reading

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7 (Yes, SEVEN!) days. The countdown speeds up…

It’s closing in fast. One week until the Golden Heart® and Rita® award ceremony. Yikes! I have so much to do, and so little time all of a sudden! Today’s agenda is full of little errands necessary for the packing … Continue reading

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8 days until the Golden Heart and Rita awards!

Just over a week until the award ceremony! I’m excited – and I know a lot of other people who are, too. But more than anticipation of hearing whose name will be called on July 20th, I’m excited for the … Continue reading

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