If you're not a romance writer, you probably have no clue what a career-launching event this day can be. But if you are, you probably know exactly what it's all about, and what it means. (You can read more about the awards on the RWA web site.)
If you're one of the giddy new finalists who just happened upon this post, we offer you MANY CONGRATS! on your extreme good fortune and invite you to post your fantabulous news in comments below so we can squee along with you.
Please feel free to ask any questions about the whole head-spinning Golden Heart process. We've had our shot at tripping down the light-fantastic road and we'd love to share the wealth with anyone who's been struck by the powerful, career-bending force of nature that is the RWA Golden Heart Awards.
Here at Spacefreighters Lounge, we have a Golden Heart record we're very proud of. Pippa Jay, who is already a successful author, has never entered, but as a group we can proudly claim multiple nominations. Let me recap:
Golden Heart Final by Sharon Lynn Fisher for GHOST PLANET
Golden Heart Final by Sharon Lynn Fisher for SHADOWED (aka GHOST PLANET)
Golden Heart Final by Sharon Lynn Fisher for ECHO 8
Golden Heart Final by Laurie A. Green for P2PC
Golden Heart Final by Laurie A. Green for THE OUTER PLANETS
(Sharon Lynn Fisher became ineligible to enter due to the sale of GHOST PLANET)
Golden Heart Final by Donna S. Frelick for UNCHAINED MEMORY
Golden Heart Final by Donna S. Frelick for TROUBLE IN MIND
Golden Heart Final by Laurie A. Green for DRAXIS
So please join us in celebrating all the shiny new tiaras being handed out today, and if you're fortunate enough to be wearing one, be proud! Trust us, for an aspiring romance writer there's no experience on the planet that compares.
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