Boxed In, but Nicely

- by Rebecca York

As an author, sometimes I feel like I’m caught in a time warp. I remember when my first novel, LOVE IS ELECTED, came out from Silhouette Romance (now Harlequin Romance) in 1982. Back when there were only a few romance lines competing for readers’ attention, LOVE IS ELECTED sold 260,000 copies. Today that would be […]

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Winter

- by Rebecca York

I am just coming to grips with winter. Every year I hope it’s not going to actually happen. We go along for days with cooler weather. Then it gets a little colder. Then suddenly–zap. It’s full-on freezing, and I want to wrap myself in blankets, close the shades and stay in my nice cozy house […]

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Piles of Dirt

- by Rebecca York

I tweeted about what I was doing yesterday–moving piles of dirt around the yard. A tweet came winging back to me–Any writer who is moving piles of dirt around the yard is procrastinating. Go write. In a way, I guess that’s true. But I can’t write all the time. I’ve got to refill the well. […]

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Conferences of the Month

- by Rebecca York

Sometimes I ask myself, “Am I crazy?” There are a lot reasons why I might make that inquiry. This week, as I sit in a NY hotel room writing a blog entry, I’m wondering why I’m going to two conferences in July. The simple answer is that both International Thriller Writers and Romance Writers of […]

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