Upcoming Writers Contests for Fall 2014!

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You could win the Ultimate Author’s Publishing Prize!

We’re looking for the Next Big Thing in Romance. Enter the Harlequin/Mills & Boon SYTYCW writing contest. First Prize? A publishing contract!

So You Think You Can Write! Harlequin, the world’s leader in romance fiction, is searching globally to find new authors for all our category series. Always wanted to write a romance novel? Be sure to enter our 2014 SYTYCW Writing Contest.

New for 2014! One lucky writer will win the Ultimate Author’s Publishing Prize from Harlequin. The grand prize winner will be offered a two-book series contract with the first book to be published digitally on or around Valentine’s Day 2015—print edition to follow. The winner will also celebrate success in style with a complimentary champagne dinner for two ($150 USD value).

Beginning September 22 at 10am…

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My Top 10 Favorite Books

One of my favorite posts from the early days of the blog. I made some edits and now I’m sharing it again! Enjoy!

I Picked Up a Pen One Day...

*edited September 8, 2014*

This was a HARD list for me to make.  I love to read.  I’ve always loved to read and my taste in books is broad.  I only had one requirement for a book to make my top ten list: I had to have read it more than once.  To me, that’s an automatic way to determine if a book is good.  Do I want to read it a second time?  A third time?  Otherwise, I just went with my gut.

1.) Pride and Prejudiceby Jane Austen.  I know, no big surprise here if you’ve read other blog entries.  I’ve read this book more times than I can count.  I cry every time Darcy says, “You are too generous to trifle with me…”  I used to have “I love Mr. Darcy” as the screen saver on my phone.  I’m such a dork, but I don’t…

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