Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, June 12. We will have a brief business meeting to be held virtually, followed by a chance to view an RWAU webinar on Research for Beginners with Piper Huguley. Check the loop and Facebook group for details and links to attend the business meeting and register for the webinar
June 12, 2021: RWAU Webinar: Research for Beginners with Piper Huguley
Research is necessary step for all writers who decide to write a story. This webinar will cover how to research your settings and characters for both contemporary and historical romance novels. It will also discuss how to use that information in your stories to entice readers and make them keep turning the pages of your story.
Presenter Bio: Piper G Huguley, a two-time Golden Heart ®finalist and Maggie Winner, is the author of “Migrations of the Heart,” a three-book series of historical romances set in the early 20th century featuring African American characters. Book #1 in the series, A Virtuous Ruby, won Best Historical of 2015 in the Swirl Awards. Book #3 in the series, A Treasure of Gold, was named by Romance Novels in Color as a Best Book of 2015, received 4 ½ stars from RT Magazine, and won an Emma Award for best historical romance in 2017. Huguley is also the author of the “Home to Milford College” series. The series follows the building of a college from its founding in 1866. Book #1 in the series, The Preacher’s Promise was named a top ten Historical Romance in Publisher’s Weekly by the esteemed historical romance author, Beverly Jenkins and received Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest Contest of Self-Published e-books in 2015. She blogs about the history behind her novels at http://piperhuguley.com.