wine on the keyboard

RWA Notes-last one

by Kay~Kacey on 9/26/2007

from RWA National 2007 Harlequin Silhouette Spotlight

60,000 words
6 books a month
3 new authors in last 6 months
sexiest series, racier now (Blaze Extreme-sensuality as high as it gets)
next year doing a Blaze historical
can use secondary POV
sexy hook, classic romantic hooks
characterization is the key, identify with heroine, reader fall in love with hero
1 Hero, 1 heroine, committed relationship at end

Harlequin Historical
6 books a month
12 new authors in last 2 years
richly textured, wide range of settings
one western, one regency a month, plus others
bring period to life, believable for your time period
historical detail add color, not take over
variety of sexuality
Hero-strong, dependable
Heroine- spirited, willful, sympathetic

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