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Do It Afraid

As you read this, I am at a writing conference in Austin, Texas, sucking up knowledge and stealing tacos from a whole bunch of crazy talented authors. This is my second trip to this particular conference, and I am SO excited … Continue reading

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Pick Three

Work. Sleep. Family. Friends. Fitness. Pick three. -Randi Zuckerberg Not gonna lie – I absolutely HATED this advice when it started bouncing around the interwebs a couple of years ago. Three? That’s it? If I’m a good mom, friend, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Read That

Welcome to the first installment of my new blog series called “Don’t Make Me Read That.” As I’ve told you before, I read quite a bit. But I don’t veer out of my favorite genres too often. I don’t know … Continue reading

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How To Be A Hooker

The theme of last weekend’s RWA meeting was “Creating a Strong Story Hook.” The entirely delightful Debbie Decker taught the class, and she gave a lot of great examples of stories that began with a great hook and don’t let you go. … Continue reading

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The Queen is Dead. Long Live the Queen.

If you pay attention to such things (or if you are one of my stalkers), you may have noticed that this blog name has changed from Emma Foster Romance to Julie Wrote A Book. You may be saying to yourself, why did … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Ryan Lochte

I admit I’m following Lochtegate with a toxic mixture of glee and horror. The tweets! The white male privilege! The Ugly American! Am I an intelligent observer of cultural relations, or do I just like to laugh at stupid people? What … Continue reading

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Romance Writers of America

Get ready, because this blog post is going to blow up your reading list. Last week I had the great and terrifying pleasure of attending the Romance Writers of America National Conference. There is such a wide range of romance … Continue reading

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