Join us Saturday, February 11, 2017 for our monthly chapter meeting. For the program, our own Autumn Jones Lake will present a workshop onFinding and Engaging Your Reader Tribe Using Social Media. We hope to see you there!
Our meeting this month will be held on Saturday, October 10, at 1pm.
Important Note: The meeting will not be held at our usual location. It will be at the Schenectady Public Library, 99 Clinton St, Schenectady, NY 12305-2047, in the McChesney Room on the second floor, above the children’s room.
Our business meeting at one p.m. will include important information on our upcoming elections.
At two p.m., we’ll have a self-publishing panel. CR-RWA members and successful indie authors Autumn Jones Lake, K.A. Mitchell and Jenna Kendrick will be here to answer your questions about the ins and outs of self-publishing and the Indie road to publication. Please come prepared with questions!
Congratulations to our members for their accomplishments this month:
Anna Bowling was featured on a Buzz Feed post on caregiving.
Autumn Jones Lake has a cover reveal for Tattered on My Sleeve on June 25th. The book’s release will be on July 28th.
Jean Gordon had two requests for a historical romance that she pitched at a conference she attended in May of this year.
Kari Cole finished 2nd in the Chicago Fire and Ice contest and 2nd in the Cleveland Rocks contest and has received multiple requests from agents and editors.
KA Mitchell received two contract offers on two separate submissions. Getting Him Back will a February release. Risk Everything on It will be released with Dreamspinner.
Jeanette Grey’s cover reveal for Seven Nights To Surrender and When The Stars Align was featured on Dear Author. Both books release from Grand Central Publishing this fall.
Rebecca Grace Allen signed her fourth contract with Samhain Publishing for the third book in her Portland Rebels series, The Theory of Deviance. She also completed revisions on the first book in her Legally Bound series, His Contract. Cover reveal coming soon!
Our authors have been incredibly productive this year! We’re pleased to share some of their accomplishments.
Jeanette Grey’s new erotic futuristic romance Through the Static was released by Samhain 1/20/15
Cara Connelly’s new “Save the Date” novel, The Wedding Band was released by Avon 2/10/15
K.A. Mitchell signed a contract for Put a Ring on It, the first in a new series called Ready or Knot. It will be released with Dreamspinner Press in September. The print release for her novel Bad Influence received a 4 star review in RT.
Debby Nolan received a request from an agent for a full manuscript.
Glen Ebishch’s Stormy Weather was accepted for publication by Five Star.
Anna Bowling’s essay on creativity appeared in Eryka Perkin’s 31 Days to Jump Start Your Life.
Virginia Frost received a request for a full manuscript.
Jean Gordon’s Winning the Teacher’s Heart will be in stores in May.
Jenna Kendrick’s first novel Relocated will be out April 7, to be followed shortly by Reconnected.
Julie Lomoe’s new novel Hope Dawns Eternal will come out this month.
Autumn Jones Lake’s new release Strength from Loyalty (Lost Kings MC#3) released March 17, 2015.
Rebecca Grace Allen revealed the cover of the 2nd book in her Portland Rebels series, The Hierarchy of Needs, out July 7, 2015 from Samhain.
Congratulations to our members on their continued success in pursuing their careers as romance writers.