Coming March 19th… Mining Your Past

RWchat 3-19-17The first time you sit down to write, and every time thereafter, you’re not showing up to the page empty handed. You bring all your past experiences, jobs, relationships, and skills with you. Sometimes they work their way onto the page, but other times, they help your career in more subtle ways.

Opera singer. Photographer. Sales superstar. Butterfly pinner. And that’s just us over here at RWchat HQ! In the next chat, we’re going to talk about using the skills you’ve picked up in the past to help you in your present and future as authors.

Come join us Sunday 4pm PST / 7pm EST!

~Alexis Daria

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Coming March 12th… Writing A Series

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Graphic by Alexis Daria

There’s nothing worse than a great book ending and finding out there isn’t another one! Readers crave a series. Publishers like to sign a series. And who doesn’t want to make more money with a series? But writing a series takes a lot more planning and world building. How do you do it?

Come share with us Sunday 4pm PST / 7pm EST!

~Robin Lovett

Coming March 5th… Book Covers!

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Picking a cover for a romance novel can be a lot of fun. But it can also be a headache of enormous proportions. The number of factors to take into account is endless, and since it’s the number one marketing tool for our books… the pressure is on to get it right!

Come chat with us about your experience and to learn about the experience of others! Sunday 4pm PST / 7pm EST!

~Robin Lovett

Coming Feb. 26th… Losing the Magic

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We all love to write romance. But what about the days when you’re not feeling the HEA (Happily-Ever-After)? Once in a while, the things going on in life make writing romance the last thing you want to do. How do you write through those times? And what do you do when you feel disconnected from your work, but still have to write for a deadline?

Join us to chat about it. Sunday 4 pm PST / 7pm EST.

~Robin Lovett

Coming Feb. 12th… Contests

rwchat-2-12-17We hear we should do contests, the challenge is knowing when you’re ready and which ones to choose. There are many kinds of contests: ones for published and unpublished writers. There are many reasons to do them: feedback, recognition, marketing. Targeting which contests are for your writing and at what point in your career is something to talk about.

Come share, come learn, see you Sunday 4pm PST/ 7pm EST on #rwchat!

~Robin Lovett

Graphic by Alexis Daria 

Coming Jan. 8th… Titles

rwchat-1-8-17The title, the name we give a book, is perhaps its number one marketing tool. Getting it just right makes or breaks a book. But finding the right title can be an exhausting process of lists and options and polling and hair pulling and… Ah!

Making sure the title captures the subgenre, heat level, time period, and tropes, all while being witty and original – the factors to consider are endless.

Come share your ideas and learn how others pick their titles on our next #rwchat. Sunday 4pm PST/ 7pm EST.

~Robin Lovett

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Coming Jan. 1st… 2017 Goals

RWchat 1-1-17 (1).pngIt’s a brand new year! Let’s welcome 2017 by setting some goals for our writing, and let’s see how S.M.A.R.T. we can make them. Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Timely goals can help keep us accountable to our goals.

Come join us and discuss our goals for the year together. See you at 7pm EST / 4pm PST.

~Robin Lovett

Graphic by Alexis Daria