Category: Conferences

Learning from Bella Andre – 10 top tips!

Learning from Bella Andre – 10 top tips!

We were so fortunate to have Bella Andre come to Auckland for the Romance Writers conference of New Zealand. Her talks were inspiring, and she was so gracious in sharing her knowledge. Here are 10 top tips, from her – Stick to writing and don’t get distracted with what’s going on around me Don’t chase …

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Learning from Bella Andre, romance author extraordinaire!

Learning from Bella Andre, romance author extraordinaire!

I’ve recently returned from Auckland, New Zealand where I attended the brilliant Romance Writers of NZ conference. The highlight for me was not only meeting Bella Andre but also learning from her. For someone who has achieved so much, Bella is extremely candid, sincere and generous in sharing her knowledge, and helping others. She’s extremely …

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Chatting with Melinda Hammond, Writer on the Road

Chatting with Melinda Hammond, Writer on the Road

I’ve chatted many times with Melinda over my 2.5 year career as a self published author. In this interview, we focussed on the business side of being a self published writer and some of the difficulties I’ve managed. I also talk about marketing and brand awareness as an author. Writers interested in self publishing and/or …

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Self Publishing 101

Self Publishing 101

I met Jamie Sands last year at Rotorua whilst at the Romance Writers of New Zealand (RWNZ) conference. Although we write different sub-genres, I really liked the fabulous ideas Jamie created. And it was fun chatting about Jamie’s writing, and brainstorming. Jamie asked me to write an article on self publishing. Hope it helps writers …

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Welcoming Darcy Delany

Welcoming Darcy Delany

Thanks to social media, I get to hang out with awesome writers, both here in Australia and from overseas! I met Darcy Delany through Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) and caught up with her in person at ARRC. We just clicked (can you tell? We’re being pretty silly in the pic above) and I’m really …

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#RWNZ17

#RWNZ17

Romance Writers of New Zealand conference in Rotorua Every year I attend the Australian Romance Writers conference but this year I decided to head over to New Zealand. The conference size is smaller but is well run by an enthusiastic committee and the sessions were excellent. I loved hanging out with author friends (and meeting …

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