January 2018 News & Events

Book Birthdays

San Antonio Romance Authors are celebrating the release of three books in January:

  • Jolene Navarro: The Texan’s Twins (Lone Star Legacy (Love Inspired)
  • Sasha Summers: Cowboy Lullaby (The Boones of Texas)
  • Laurie LeClair: Princess in Hiding (Once Upon A Romance)

Kharities 4 January
On-line critique group. Instructions are on SARA BIZ Facebook page

1st Saturday Write In 6 January
9:00 AM at Local Coffee Shavano Park 1604 and NW Military

SARA Face to Face 7 January
In person critique/plot discussion group, hosted at Willa Blair highland keep. Details on SARA BIZ Facebook page

Kharities 18 January
On-line critique group. Instructions are on SARA BIZ Facebook page

SARA MEETING: 20 January
10:30 AM at the John Igo Library. After a quick business meeting we’ll have synopsis training by NYT Bestselling author Tracy Wolff presents How to Write a Synopsis that Sells. New York Times bestselling author Tracy Wolff shares her expertise with writing the dreaded synopsis. No writers enjoys boiling down their beautiful, poignant, touching manuscript into three pages, but Tracy will teach us how to do it with flair.

PROPulsion 27 January
2:00 PM at Revoluccion Coffee (Sunset and Broadway) for PROs, those working towards PRO, and PANs who miss being PRO.

Contest
SARA Synopsis Slayer
We can help you slay that synopsis! Get feedback from three fellow writers and the chance to get in front of Meghan Farrell, Managing Editor at Tule Publishing Group!

RWA Golden Heart: Go to www.rwa.com
Golden Heart is still open, but entries must be in by Jan 11, 2018. Each entry must be an original work of Romance Fiction, which means the work must contain a central love story, and the resolution of the romance must be emotionally satisfying and optimistic. The work must be at least 40,000 words, determined by computer word count.

Coming in February
All Day Workshop with Damon Suede
The Damon Suede will be leading an all-day workshop. We will provide more details to come but he is an excellent instructor for all writers. This is the place to be.

Extra Events
Igo Library hosts the Romance Readers Book Club. 13 January
2:00 PM If you want to know what readers are thinking-we have it. January’s book is Straight Up by Diedre Martin. Come discuss books and there will be chocolate.

Congratulations to all those who wrote a book!