Guest Author Monday

Today I'm going to stray from the norm and post the winners of the 2014 Laurie Contest. I'm the founder of the Smoky Mountain Romance Writers and I want to make sure everyone who entered or may be curious about the winners gets the opportunity to see this final list. Congratulations to the 2014 Laurie… Continue reading Guest Author Monday

Play Date Saturday

Today was an exciting day! It was the Laurie banquet where my RWA Chapter, Smoky Mountain Romance Writers, announced the winners of the 2014 Laurie contest.  We had Harlequin Love Inspired author and former Laurie Winner Missy Tippens as our Keynote speaker. It was a lovely day, small and intimate, which I personally enjoyed because… Continue reading Play Date Saturday

Rumor Has It Wednesdays

I hear the Smoky Mountain Romance Writers are holding a writing contest. Here are the guidelines. - - - - - *** Permission to forward granted and appreciated *** The 2013 SMRW Laurie Contest Is Officially Open for Entries   Sponsor: Smoky Mountain Romance Writers, Knoxville, TN Web Page: Entry forms, rules, guidelines, etc                  http://www.smrw.org/contest… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesdays

Play Date Saturdays

Today I am going to the Memorial Service for an author who was a member of the Smoky Mountain Romance Writers when we first organized in 1997. Jane Bierce passed away at the end of April after an illness that she was unable to recover from. It is hard to believe that Jane is gone… Continue reading Play Date Saturdays