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Just a quickie

Until I started reading romance, I wasn’t familiar with anthologies of anything but poetry. Then for a long time, I avoided these collections of short(er) stories, not sure I saw the point. Publishers often put them out to promote newer authors, combining their novellas with one or two bestselling authors whose readers will automatically buy

Conference call

I spent last Monday through Saturday in Orlando at RWA’s 30th Annual National Conference rubbing elbows and sharing air with some amazing authors. (Commence namedropping.) A few highlights: Suzanne Brockmann (one of my all time faves) gave a great workshop on “Theme” and humbled me with her 80-page outlines and 7-book story arcs. Cindy Gerard