Social networking for romance readers
The winners of this year's Festival of Romance Awards were announced yesterday evening at a gala occasion in Bedford to open the weekend-long Festival of Romance. The winners were:
Best Romantic Read:
Dearest Rose by Rowan Coleman
Best Historical Read:
The Silent Touch of Shadows by Christina Courtenay
Best Short Romance:
Dancing with Danger by Fiona Harper
Miranda's Mount by Philipa…Continue
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Bedford looks set to be taken over by a tsunami of love and romance on the weekend of 16th to 18th November 2012 as it hosts the UK's only literary festival dedicated to romantic fiction.
Forty five authors are taking part in the Festival of Romance including bestselling stars Carole Matthews, Trisha…
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A market research company is looking for women who are active romance readers (6+ books per year) and who own an eReader (Kindle, iPad etc) to take part in some research about enjoyment of the genre. The focus group is being organised by SCB Partners and participants will discuss what they love about reading romantic fiction.The focus group takes place this Tuesday evening, 30 October, in Hammersmith, London and those taking part will…Continue
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I had a wonderful birthday at Warners hotel near Chester, very friendly atmosphere -wonderful entertainment etc.
And a brilliant way to advertise your books -I was dishing out cards right and left. Hope people put my website on facebook for their friends to discover.
Can't wait for festival sounds exciting. And the way to go with books is obviously racy.
With dozens of authors, a bumper weekend full of fun and a new town centre venue, the 2012 Festival of Romance looks to be bigger and better this year. Taking place from the 16th to 18th November in a variety of venues all within the historic county town of Bedford, the …Continue
The Festival of Romance has opened the doors for authors to sign up to take part in the Festival in its second year. Following a successful debut last autumn in Hertfordshire, the Festival is moving a few miles north and to a town centre location in Bedford. "We want to take advantage of a variety of…Continue
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An American blogger has landed her first book deal with erotic fiction publisher Xcite Books after winning a competition to find new talent. Xcite Books launched its first ever writing contest at the Festival of Romance in the UK last October in the hope of finding a writer and book that embodied the spirit of erotic…Continue
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Author Jonathan Frazen has got me thinking today after a talk he gave at a literary festival that has been widely reported in the broadsheets. He says that ebooks are a bad thing for society because of their "impermanence". He argues that text - i.e. on paper - is permanent and that authors and readers need the security of knowing that.
The inaugural Romance Reader Awards were presented at a gala ball on 22 October attended by authors and publishing executives in the romantic surroundings of Hunton Park in Hertfordshire.
The Romance Reader Awards winners were presented with trophies from sponsors Total-E-Bound and Choc Lit. The winners were:
Hi there, everyone! I'm looking for some friends and readers over in the UK! I'd love to send my angels on over to ya. The Brethren are the perfect group to head your way. They are enjoying a robust following here in the US, but would like to extend their reach.
I'd like to share blurbs for my first book in the Brethren Series,…Continue
My to be read pile is always on the brink of toppling over. Actually, make that piles. I have an almost entire shelf of books waiting to be read on the small bookshelf in the bedroom. They are on the shelf in the bedroom to be handy. Not that I get them read any quicker but when you live in a house of so many books like me, I'd lose them otherwise. Downstairs there is a small and growing pile of books I'm lining up especially to take on holiday to read. In the study are books net yet…Continue