Best short historical RITA: the book of true desires by bettina krahnread more »
Bitchin' Blog Posts : RWA National - Dallas 2007
There’s a video of anne stuarts secrets of success and they’re a hoot. Get a good work habit - of the nunny variety.
Best first book RITA: the husband trap by tracy anne warren.
Stef feagan is announcing - she kicks ass.read more »
Candy totally went to the ladies when the best inspie was announced.
I hear that RWAs site crashed. Oh, noes!
Best romantic novella RITA: tis the season from a nascar holiday, by Roxanne St Claireread more »
Best inspirational romance RITA: revealed by tamara alexanderread more »
Best paranormal romance RITA: a hunger like no other by kresley coleread more »
JR Ward is wearing sunglasses on stage. Huh?
Best long contemporary RITA: the mommy quest by lori handelandread more »
Why are they playing shawn colvin’s Sunny Came Home as transition music?
Best short contemporary romance RITA: from the first by jessica bird aka JR Ward.read more »
Best contemporary single GH: romeo romeo by robin kawczynski
I totally had that spelling read to me by candy so it is right - according to the program.
Another video thing that doesn’t make any sense. Something about a floozy? Did I miss something that explains this?
Best role: a writer. Susan elizabeth phillips.
Blizzard of 1979. That’s Nora. No question
These stories of success are very strange.
Carly Phillips, the hostess, is very very stiff. I want to rub her shoulders and give her a drink. Stage fright?
Best traditional romance RITA: claiming his family by barbara hannayread more »
Three cheers for short sweet and sincere speeches.
Best YA GH: coven by trish milburn
I admit - I totally tear up when people get choked up talking about their husbands and parents. Don’t tell anyone.
Best novel with strong rom. Elements GH: According to Jane by marilyn weigel
Jane and Marilyn are getting much hollering. Marilyn says: don’t trip, don’t cry and don’t babble. Now that’s a mantra I can get behind.
Best romantic suspense GH: falling into darkness by bronwyn clarke:
That is our bronwyn? Our commenter bronwyn? YES!!!!!!!! All the way from Australia, a bitch for the win!read more »
Best short historical GH: the lost jewel by debra bess.
Part of the ceremony is a full screen animated transition between each category with a huge announcer voice and a drumroll.
The music was totally riverdance just now and I toooootally danced.
Linda howard had a video intro and neither of us got it. It was bizarre. Something about voices in her head, and escaped cattle.
Another video - robin lee hatcher and a mantitty cover. I still do not know what is going on.
Now someone is reading quotes fromFlaubert and Springsteen. And now - lifetime achievement award.
No wait. It wasn’t an award. It was some words.
Best long historical GH: sager’s passion by elaine levineread more »
Party on Wayne, Party on Garth!
Best paranormal GH: black jack by jennifer starkm
Seriously - I am horrified by the lack of capital letters announcing the winners of the awards for writing. So I am sorry but I am thumb typing as fast as I can.
Also - candy is keeping count of how many people thank God.
Best inspirational GH: the heart beckons by carla hughesread more »
Greetings from the awards!
Short summary: Smart Bitches at Nora’s cocktail party - much fun omg awesome whoa bowl of shrimp on the floor!
Best short contemp GH: Weekend agreement - barbara tanner wallace.
Best long contemp GH: all or nothing by beth burgoon.read more »
So in the middle of the Nora Q and A, someone asked a question about Heather Locklear being cast in Angel’s Fall, and what she thought of that.
Nora answered what she’s said before - that she thought Locklear was a talented actor, and was very pleased by the way it came out.
The person asking the question replied, “Well, you’re wrong.”
That sound was my jaw hitting the floor.read more »
There are Bitches in the bar. We’re very loud. Come on over!read more »
The RWA literacy signing raised $56-plus Thousand Dollars.
The literacy council member accepting the check said, “We better keep working, because if this many people are writing books, we better make sure there are readers.”
$56 plus thousand dollars should help a lot. Way to go,y’all.read more »