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Posts Tagged ‘Barbara O’Neal’

The Women’s National Book Association & The Franklin Park Reading Series Get Booked

franklinHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Authors Therese Walsh and Barbara O’Neal will appear for a signing event at BookCourt. See them on Monday, March 10th starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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Mediabistro Course

Nonfiction Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book ProposalStarting September 4,work with a literary agent to complete a full proposal that wins an agent and a contract! Ryan Harbage from The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc. will teach you how to convey your idea in a winning book proposal format, write your proposal letter, understand the nuts and bolts of the nonfiction book industry, and more. Register now! 

Romance Writers of America Announces RITA Winners

bon.jpgThis weekend, novelist Barbara O’Neal (pictured) won the Best Novel With Strong Romantic Elements award for for The Lost Recipe for Happiness at the Romance Writers of America’s annual convention.

The annual RITA competition celebrated a number of romantic titles. The award for Best Young Adult Romance went to Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles and Best Inspirational Romance went to The Inheritance by Tamera Alexander. All the winners are listed below.

Here’s more about the annual award: “Up to 1,200 romance novels from 12 different categories are entered in the RITA competition each year. A novel may be entered either by the author or by the book’s publisher in one of the 12 categories. After the first round of judging by published romance authors, the competition narrows to approximately 100 finalists.”

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