Hey Guys! I’m back. What a wonderful week I had in San Antonio, TX. It’s great to be home again charged and re-charged to write and create. This was my second conference and judging from the experience, it gets better and better every year. Next year the conference will be held in Times Square, New … More My Experience at the Romance Writers of America Conference 2014
This week, since I’m prepping for my travel to San Antonio, TX for the 2014 Romance Writers of America Conference, Book Java will simply state what I’ve been reading this past week. I’m jumping into my first historical novel this week with: “Seven Years to Sin,” written by Sylvia Day. A young man forced … More ~BOOK JAVA~
Okay guys, I’m heading off to Big Texas! I’m so excited for this year’s nationals in San Antonio, TX. This will be my second conference. I remember being so nervous last year. It’s hard when you arrive and you know absolutely no one yet there is this boiling sense of possibility and awareness that … More 2014 ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA CONFERENCE
Welcome to the first Book Java blog where each Tuesday I discuss all things…Books! A while ago I read a novel entitled, “Reconstructing Amelia,” written by Kimberly McCreight. It is the story of a 15 year old girl who tragically died by falling off the roof of her high school. Her mother, workaholic lawyer Kate, … More ~BOOK JAVA~
Yesterday, I had one of the best writing days in a long time. Part of that is because of the motivation and cheerleading I receive from my writer buddies at #JulyWritingChallenge on Twitter. We’re a small group so far, each pledging to write 500 words or more every day in the month of July. All … More Writer Camaraderie
It’s July, it’s hot and most of us want to sit poolside reading a steamy romance novel while sipping a cool drink, right? Well, if you’re a writer you know that the summer months kind of wear down the writing process. That’s why @kristyace has come up with the best remedy for that summertime lull. … More #JulyWritingChallenge
I’m a city girl by nature, a suburban girl at heart. I grew up in New Jersey, moved to Northern Virginia in my early teens. I had the best of both worlds. Although I have a day job that I am grateful for, especially in these hard economic times, my dream job is to be … More Welcome to Nina Lake Writes!