books · joan hessayon award · novels · romance · romantic novelists' association · writers

The RNA’s Summer Party and the JHA Award for New Writers

So, on Thursday 22nd May the Romantic Novelists’ Association Joan Hessayon Award for New Writers was presented at their Summer Party in London. You may remember I’ve interviewed some of the contenders for the award over the past few weeks – and that I’m a contender myself, too, through my first novel, The Silk Romance…… Continue reading The RNA’s Summer Party and the JHA Award for New Writers

author interview · authors · books · novels · romance · romantic novelists' association · writers

Good to meet you…author Susan Willis

I live in Yorkshire, in the north of England, and often make proud boast of my northernness (as we northerners do!), forgetting that there are folk who live even further north in England than I do, such as my guest today, Susan Willis, who really does hail from The Actual North. (But as far as…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Susan Willis

authors · books · new writers' scheme · novels · romance · romance novels · romantic novelists' association · Uncategorized

Good to meet you…author Kathryn Freeman

Over the past few weeks I’ve been interviewing fellow graduates from the Romantic Novelists’ Association New Writers’ Scheme. This year there are a record seventeen of us graduates – that is, writers who passed through the RNA’s mentoring scheme and subsequently had their manuscripts published. As RNA chairman Pia Fenton says, the number shows “the…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Kathryn Freeman