Francesca looks at more competition rules and why it’s important to follow them
To reiterate what I wrote last month, it’s amazing how often competition rules are ignored. Is it because people don’t bother to
Today we welcome Caroline James to the blog. Caroline’s novel, The Best Boomerville Hotel is released this week with Ruby Fiction and has been described by early reviews as ‘Think The Best Exotic Marigold Hot
This month, it’s my pleasure to welcome Jessie Cahalin from Books in my Handbag to the RNA blog. We had a very interesting interview in which I found out all about Jessie’s new initiatives on her blog.
1. Can you
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 RoNAs. The RNA’s highest accolade, the Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year Award was won by Dani Atkins for her emotionally captivating novel This L
We are pleased to announce Jilly Cooper as the winner of our Outstanding Achievement Award 2018. Jilly is one of the best-loved and most influential novelists of recent years and her books have been cited as an
When I signed my first publishing contract in November 2013 I made a pact with myself. I decided I would never say ‘no’. Like many writers I am, at heart, a bit shy: happy to be on my own, work on my own
Today we welcome Jane Godman to the blog, talking about writing with a life-altering condition. Jane is a multi-published author living with a brain tumour. Here she talks about this and we also discuss her
Today Lisa Hill welcomes Eleanor Harkstead and her writing partner, Catherine Curzon, to the blog to talk about writing for the Gay Romance market and their forthcoming publications coming up in 2018…
When it c
This month I’m looking at ‘Competitions 101’ – in other words, one of the most basic elements of competition participation – following the rules.
Having helped judge several national competitions myself, I kno
A new year, a new start. Francesca hopes you’ll find something familiar, or even better, something outside your comfort zone in this latest selection of competitions.
When I first attended Adult Education
When I joined the RNA as a new writer, (after ‘practising’
on and off for donkey’s years), I knew nobody. The famous names were daunting.
I had no clue about how to format a ms – not knowing it meant manuscr
It’s a pleasure
to welcome literary agent Kate Burke to the RNA blog today for an interview with Helena Fairfax. Kate is with Diane
Banks Associates and worked previously at Headline, Penguin,
many regular blog readers will know, we have a great team of members who
organise the fantastic content you read on the blog every week. As we go into
the New Year, we thought it was time to give them a