Monthly Archives: July 2010

2010 RITA Nominee-Author Irene Hannon

Lyn:What does it mean to you to have a book nominated for a RITA? Author Irene Hannon: It means I’m absolutely thrilled! Even though I’ve won the RITA once and this is my fourth nomination, the thrill never diminishes. For … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Julie Klassen

Lyn: What does it mean to you to be a finalist for a RITA award? Julie Klassen: “I have never been a RITA finalist before, so when I learned my book, The Silent Governess, was among this year’s finalists, I … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Carla Capshaw

Here’s today’s RITA nominee, Carla Capshaw: Lyn: What does it mean to you to be a RITA finalist? Carla: “Being a Rita finalist is a blessing…and it’s fun! 🙂 Whether you win or lose, just knowing the judges really enjoyed … Continue reading

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First Page-The Vanishing Sculptor by Author Donita K Paul

A View from a Tree Beccaroon cocked his head, ruffled his neck feathers, and spread his wings, not to fly, but to test the air. He stretched, allowing his crimson wings to spread. The branch beneath him sank and rose … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Tamera Alexander

Today’s guest nominee Author Tamera Alexander has offered a free copy of her nominated book, The Inheritance. The giveaway will continue for the rest of the week through Saturday. If you’d like a chance to win it, please leave a … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Judy Duarte

Ever since attending my first RWA national conference in 1997 and watching the awesome award ceremony in Orlando, I’ve dreamed of being a Rita finalist. A year later, I had an opportunity to touch a Rita statuette. As I did … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee -Author DiAnn Mills

Lyn:What does it mean to you to be a RITA finalist? DiAnn Mills: Years ago, I met Rita Gallagher and her daughter Rita Clay Estrada. (These two women a mother and daughter were some of the founders of Romance Writers … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Kathleen Y’Barbo

Lyn: What does being a RITA nominee mean to you? Kathleen Y’Barbo: Having a book nominated for a RITA is beyond my wildest dreams! I was thrilled when my editor Shannon Marchese told me Waterbrook would entering THE CONFIDENTIAL LIFE … Continue reading

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2010 RITA Nominee-Author Margaret Brownley

Here’s Author Margaret Brownley’s reply to the question: What does it mean to me to final in the RITA?Here’s Margaret:I’m a RITA finalist? Wow! I thought I was dreaming. Seriously, the day I received “the call” that A Lady Like … Continue reading

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The 8 Finalists for the Inspirational Category in RWA’s RITA Award

Trumpets Sound-Announcing with pleasure the— 2010 RITA for Inspirational Romance Finalists The Inheritance by Tamera AlexanderThomas Nelson, Inc., Women of Faith FictionEditors: Ami McConnell and Natalie HanemannISBN: 978-1-59554-632-6 A Lady Like Sarah by Margaret BrownleyThomas Nelson, Inc.Editor: Natalie HanemannISBN: 978-0-59554-809-2The … Continue reading

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