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(York) Tea for Two – and a Whole Host of RNA Writers

Last weekend members of the Romantic Novelists’ Association had an afternoon tea event in a hotel in York. I wasn’t able to make it this year, so it was great to read this lovely write-up by author Sharon Booth, and see some familiar romance author friends in her photos. It looked like a fab day – and the tea and cakes looked amazing!

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Official tickets! Exciting. Or scary!

So there we were, Julie Heslington and me, standing outside The Royal York Hotel, all ready to go inside and brave our first “proper” Romantic Novelists’ Association event. Julie had been to a couple of conferences before but, for me, it was my first RNA event, full stop. The York Tea. A gathering of well-known, well-established romance writers, who would wonder who on earth we were, and how we dared to darken the doorstep of this place and rub shoulders with the elite of romantic fiction.

Well, that’s what we thought, anyway, in our darkest moments. “On the other hand,” we decided brightly, “they might be nice. We have to try, at least.”

Squaring our shoulders, we marched purposefully forward. Julie sailed into the hotel. I got tangled up in the revolving door and it took me slightly longer. Typical. Then, heads held high, we…

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