Posts Tagged ‘Diverse Romance’

Double Cover Reveal on Fresh Fiction

AH & HHR reveal now Instagram Post

 

It’s DOUBLE cover reveal time for ANCHORED HEARTS and HOLIDAY HOME RUN! Bonus…there’s an excerpt from ANCHORED HEARTS!

Yes, you can check out the beautiful work Kensington Publishing Corp.’s Art Dept did with both covers here on my website, but if you wanna read part of Anamaría & Alejandro’s reunion, head on over to Fresh Fiction!!

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“The Slow Move for Diversity in Romance”–The Sydney Morning Herald

Thanks to The Sydney Morning Herald for helping to spread awareness for the importance and value of expanding diversity in publishing by publishing Alexandra Alter’s September 2, 2018, article “The Slow Move for Diversity in Romance.” Alter’s work highlights a wide range of authors striving to help diversify our romance genre–Sonali Dev, Alisha Rai, Helen Hoang, Uzma Jalaluddin, Jeannie Lin, Ruby Lang, Courtney Milan, Nalini Singh, Jasmine Guilleroy, and me–as well as Bea and Leah Koch, owners of The Ripped Bodice, a romance-only bookstore in LA.

For the full article, click the link below:

https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/the-slow-move-for-diversity-in-romance-20180827-h14jj6.html

 

 

Cover Girl Experience

Sometimes life brings you wonderful surprises…like this one I experienced last Friday, just as I went into the writing cave to work on a looming deadline.

In January, I was contacted by an editor with Suburban Life Magazine in DuPage County outside of Chicago to see if I’d be interested in doing an interview. They had heard about the “Romance Writing” class I teach through ed2go, but were happy to find out that  my MATCHED TO PERFECTION series is set in and around Chicago. I spoke with a friendly journalist for about 45 minutes a few days later and was looking forward to a small article on the inside of the magazine (my assumption as I later realized that I didn’t specifically ask where the article would go).

Flash forward to last week when the magazine tagged me in a social media post and….WOW! I’m on the cover!

The journalist did a fabulous job with the article and I love that the tone was a friendly, professional mix. More importantly, we were able to shine a positive light on romance, especially diverse romance.

Here’s the cover, but check out this link and the one in the magazine’s name above for the full article!

Source: Suburban Life Magazine; Berwyn Suburban Life; https://issuu.com/shawmedia/docs/sl_mag_february_2018

Suburban Life Magazine Feb 2018 Cover

 

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