June 2014 RWASD Good News


–          Dawn Boese (guest) has started writing again after a very long hiatus. She is working on a YA. Way to go, Dawn!

–          Susan Burns has finaled in the Celtic Hearts Chapter contest with her contemporary, A Perfect Match. And while at the RT’s Pitch-a-palooza, Susan received requests for her tennis contemporary, an erotic romance, and a steampunk novel. Awesome news, Susan. Good luck!

–          Teresa Carpenter and Jill Limber will have a July release with Project:Dream Girl. Congrats Teresa and Jill!

–          Jeanne M. Dickson won 1st place in the Inspiration category of the Central Florida RWA’s contest Touch of Magic with her fantastically named Bring Yer Wellies to the Wedding. Congratulations, Jeanne!

–     Judy Duarte sold 3 books to Harlequin Special Edition. Wow. Great job, Judy!

–     Lisa Kessler’s Moonlight is doing all kinds of crazy. It won the Holt Medallion Paranormal Award of Merit, and is a finalist in the Reader’s Crown as well as the San Diego Book Awards. *News Flash* Just hours before this went to press, Moonlight won the San Diego Book Award in the Romance category. Woohoo!!! Way to go, Lisa!

–          Toni Noel recently found out that every single one of her Desert Breeze e-books is going to print. That’s amazing. Congratulations, Toni!

–          Indy Quillen finished her third book and is now in edit mode. Great job, Indy!

–         Cassi Carver’s newest book, “If You Want Me” hit the shelves June 24, 2014! Congratulations, Cassi!

June Atta Girl Demi Hungerford (also June Atta Girl given to Tami Vahalik- no photo yet) And Member of the month Laura Connor- both with President-elect Janet Tait!

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We love bragging about your good news and can’t wait for August’s Edition. Between Nationals, the planned writing retreats and a month with no meeting, let’s hope August’s Good News list is at least two pages long. Our chapter rocks!


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2 thoughts on “June 2014 RWASD Good News

  1. Thanks for the good wishes everyone!!! 🙂 And Go Moonlight!!! LOL I love this wolf pack! 🙂

    Congratulations to all the RWASD members!!! It’s so inspiring to see so much good news!!! 🙂


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