My Other Husband

- by Rebecca York

I hope the headline got your attention. But it’s not what you think. In the late eighties, Harlequin Books had a Valentine’s Day reader party in Baltimore, and they invited me and some of their other authors. A friend from Washington Romance Writers, was among them and she introduced me to her husband, Keith. I […]

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HABITS OF THE PRODUCTIVE WRITER

- by Rebecca York

Recently I was asked to be guest author for a book-in-a-week challenge group. Of course, that got me thinking about my own writing method. I write two to four books a year, which means I have to keep working at a steady pace. Long ago, I used to write slowly, then spend a lot of […]

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Shameless Publicity

- by Rebecca York

I found out recently on Twitter that Kate Rothwell had done a column with Gene Weingarten in THE WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE. He interviewed her about romance novels and took a stab at writing one.  Then she told him why his efforts sucked. I thought, “Kate, that’s great!  What a fabulous place to get some publicity.” […]

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Writing- a Love-Hate Relationship

- by Rebecca York

One thing I know about myself, the least favorite part of writing for me are the first draft and the galleys.  I hate facing a blank page.  So I write my first draft as fast as I can.  Once I get that draft, I can edit it within an inch of its life.  Every book […]

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