Okay guys, I’m heading off to Big Texas! I’m so excited for this year’s nationals in San Antonio, TX. This will be my second conference. I remember being so nervous last year. It’s hard when you arrive and you know absolutely no one yet there is this boiling sense of possibility and awareness that … More 2014 ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA CONFERENCE
Welcome to the first Book Java blog where each Tuesday I discuss all things…Books! A while ago I read a novel entitled, “Reconstructing Amelia,” written by Kimberly McCreight. It is the story of a 15 year old girl who tragically died by falling off the roof of her high school. Her mother, workaholic lawyer Kate, … More ~BOOK JAVA~
Yesterday, I had one of the best writing days in a long time. Part of that is because of the motivation and cheerleading I receive from my writer buddies at #JulyWritingChallenge on Twitter. We’re a small group so far, each pledging to write 500 words or more every day in the month of July. All … More Writer Camaraderie
It’s July, it’s hot and most of us want to sit poolside reading a steamy romance novel while sipping a cool drink, right? Well, if you’re a writer you know that the summer months kind of wear down the writing process. That’s why @kristyace has come up with the best remedy for that summertime lull. … More #JulyWritingChallenge
I’m a city girl by nature, a suburban girl at heart. I grew up in New Jersey, moved to Northern Virginia in my early teens. I had the best of both worlds. Although I have a day job that I am grateful for, especially in these hard economic times, my dream job is to be … More Welcome to Nina Lake Writes!