Sue London: Virginia Love Fest

Just wanted to drop by today and make sure you know about the Virginia Festival of the Book (,  especially our romance track “Love Fest”! We gather fabulous romance authors together in Charlottesville every March.  For 2017 the event will take place March 22-26. Below I have separate info for


I’m often asked why I write medievals. It’s because I’m fascinated by the historical events and lifestyles in general and of late medieval England in particular. My interest sparked when I was in a production of Richard III in college and wondered how much of what Shakespeare wrote was true.

Nina Mansfield: Inspired by Nancy Drew

I started writing books when I was five years old. My first book was a fantasy for children, written on old typing paper and illustrated with crayons. Alas, Cindy and Sally in Polka Dot Land has been lost to the ravages of time. I attempted to write my first play when

Unorthodox: Siera London’s path to publication

UNORTHODOX is the most appropriate word to describe my journey into romance writing. I grew up a latch key kid in a single parent home for the majority of my formative years. Needless to say, I spent a significant amount of time confined within the four walls of our 500

The Hunter’s Moon by Beth Trissel

Although The Hunter's Moon (Book 1, Secret Warrior Series) is my first venture into the young adult genre, I'm an award-winning, multi-published author in historical, paranormal, and time travel romance. I was inspired to create this new series partly by my teenage nieces and younger daughter. We've watched a lot of YA

Christine DeSmet: Writing sparked by life

Like many authors, real life sparks my fiction. And like many, I drive by places—even many times—and don’t realize the history treasures hidden there. I write the contemporary cozy Fudge Shop Mystery series, set in Door County, Wisconsin. The county is that thumb of land in Lake Michigan known as