Bookings are now open for my three 2020 residential writing retreats, co-tutored with RNA Chair Alison May. Details can be found here.
The A-Z of a Romantic Novelists Association Conference
A is for arrivals and greeting old friends
B is for books – that’s why we are there.
C is for chocolate – lots of it
D is for dinner – a gala event – and for the delicious desert
E is for the Elizabeth Goudge Award, won by the fabulous Kate Johnson
F is for friends old and new
G is for goodie bags stuffed with books and chocolate
H is for handbags – just because we can
I is for inspiration found here in large quantities
J is for the journey to get here – always worth our while
K is for kitchens where parties were held
L is for learning, which we all did at the workshops
M is for the men brave enough to join us
N is for newbies welcomed for the first time
O is for opportunities to meet with an agent or editor and further your career
P is for photographs taken and shared
Q is for quiz – the Sunday evening brain teaser that we all take so seriously!
R is for reading … we do that too
T is for teaching and sharing what we know with our friends and colleagues
S is for shoes of course – we ARE romantic novelists
U is for Universities where we hold these events – in this case, Sheffield
V is for veterans who come every year (don’t say old-timers… never!)
W is for wine – lots of it
X is for X-rated books and workshops on how to write erotica
Y is for YES! – the word everyone hopes to hear during an editor appointment
Z is for the ZZzzzzz when we arrive safely home againShare this page...
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