Essay on the romance of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Essay on how the writers of Angel ruined a perfectly good character by writing her into a coma, which was probably the only way she could get away from them.
Setting achievable goals.
Finding and submitting material to an editor.
Coping strategy for a publishing career.
Finding an agent.
Basic publishing questions.
Dealing with the media.
Romance fiction as a revision of patriarchal fairy tales.
Defence of category romance fiction.
Power of romantic comedy for women.
Romance fiction is not unrealistic.
Romance fiction as an anti-toxin to patriarchal literature.
Definition of romance genre.
Defense of romance fiction.
Explanation of modern romance fiction.
Analysis of anti-romance bias.
Role of chapter PAN rep.
I’m Unpublished, You’re Published, I Don’t Care How Many Books She Has Out, She’s a Twit: Labeling RWA
Divisions within RWA.
Proposed changes in RWA bylaws in 1998.
Brainstorming with collage.
Writing love stories.
Mistakes beginning writers make.
When I was first thinking about running for PAN Liaison, I talked to a friend of mine, a very smart, very successful, very succinct romance novelist whose opinion I value highly. “It’s only for a year,” I told her. “What do you think?” She shook her head and said, “Protect the work.” I told her [...]
Column on dealing with evaluation and criticism.
Dealing with Jealousy.