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Diana Gabaldon Interview

Diana Gabaldon on Inspiration, Conferences & What She’s Learned Through Writing

In 1994, Diana Cranstoun of the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association (ARWA) sent Diana Gabaldon a list of questions via traditional mail. Diana was in the midst of writing her fourth book. It’s been over twenty years and ARWA were curious what had changed, particularly given the recent success of the STARZ Outlander series based on Diana’s books. Diana […]

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Writing Tools

Sage Advice from the Alberta Romance Writers

I’m biased, I get that, but I attended a fabulous workshop by the Alberta Romance Writers Association in August. There were four speakers: Jessica Jackson, Diana Cranstoun, Sarah Kades and Mahrie Glab Reid. Rather than try and sum up a three hour session, I thought I’d just share my key a-ha moments. Ladies – forgive me! I can’t remember who said what, but […]

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Novel Marketing by Kate Larking

Novel Marketing – Why I Write What I Write

I’ve definitely mentioned my fabulous writers group before, the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association, and that’s because it’s made up of a hell of a lot of smart women (and the token male or two). As an ARWA member, I had the absolute pleasure to take part in a workshop by Kate Larking, an ARWA member […]

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Interview with an Author: Lorraine Paton

As a member of the Alberta Romance Writers’ Association, I’ve had the honour to meet some incredible authors. Lorraine Paton is one of them. In the two years or so that I’ve known Lorraine, I am continually impressed by her complete devotion to all aspects of the craft. She writes (obviously), critiques, teaches workshops, runs […]

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A snapshot of my chick lit bookshelf - many more on my Kobo

Is Chick Lit Dead?

Hi, my name is Victoria and I write chick lit. (This is where you say “Hi Victoria”…) Being a fairly new writer, you come across many challenges. Just admitting to your friends and family that you’re putting a significant amount of energy into writing is daunting. You’re committed at that point, or it feels that […]

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