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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
I'm thrilled to have made it on to the short list of the best author published read with Mysterious Master by Isabella Rose
what a wonderful day. it would be such an honour to win but competition is strong from other goold writers so its all fingers and toes crossed on the award ceremony night.
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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The Festival of Romance taking place in Bedford next month is providing a unique chance for writers to pitch their novels live to a panel of publishers. On the panel listening to and giving live feedback to the pitches will be editors from Mills and Boon who publish across many genres and romantic fiction…Continue
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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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We only took one and that was at Watford library then of course the official one. .
I couldn't find my phone, which takes pictures. thanks in advance if anyone can load one on.
Well, Kate said we should be blogging, so I'm having a go. Now, I've got to admit this is the 3rd time I've tried to post, so will be very glad if it finally appears anywhere! Just thought I'd share what it was like to attend the festival in Watford over the weekend. The fun started for me the moment I collected Lynne Connolly - we drove down together on the Thursday- nattering all the way. And then on the Thursday evening, we went to…Continue
We're delighted to be welcoming Xcite Books to the Festival of Romance who will be launching an Xciting competition to win a publishing contract! The Festival of Romance interviewed Antonia Adams who is an editor at Xcite Books.…
Added by Kate Allan on October 19, 2011 at 9:48 — No Comments
In August the Festival of Romance polled 58 UK romantic novelists about the attributes they thought made the perfect man. Over the last month, UK women were invited to take the same poll and here are the results.
The poll asked whether a long list of different attributes were "essential", "desirable" or "not important". Romantic…Continue
Added by Kate Allan on September 25, 2011 at 9:57 — No Comments
August 2nd 2011. A hot, humid day in Hertfordshire. I arrived at Hunton Park delighted to leave the close confines of the car for an assignation with romantic hero (aka event organiser) Jeremy Guy. We crunched across the gravel and into the newer portion of the building. The waft of cool air conditioning hit.
Won't need that in October, I thought, but, looking out onto the terraced gardens I still hoped the weather would be nice enough.
We sat down on a comfortable…Continue
The flyers for the Festival of Romance look lovely! They are on card and have a little map on the back as well as a list of the authors taking part. The front has the Festival of Romance logo and highlights of what is happening over the two days:
* Celebrity author interviews…Continue
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