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Jax Cassidy  | The First Time 
Uncategorized / July 10, 2009

Well, this isn’t about ‘the first time’, naughty people! This is about my first time at conference.  Four years ago I attended my first Romance Writers of America conference in Reno, Nevada. I had just started writing romance not long before and I wasn’t sure what to expect. Being the new kid on the block, I was so impressed by the people I met, the professionalism of the event, and especially the friendly reception from other aspiring and published writers. There is no describing the sort of excitement that assaults you when you’re immersed in one place that holds so much creativity. I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s overwhelming yet inspiring. The energy just bounces off the walls, surging through you, and making you enjoy every second of the event. When you’re finally on the plane that takes you back home, you will feel saddened that the conference is over.  I’m certain everyone will have a different experience at her first conference but I can truly say that I felt like a writer that week. Our writing journey is a long and solitary one and when the opportunity to share our experiences with other writers comes along, we can’t…

Romantic Times — Houston, Texas
Uncategorized / April 28, 2007

Jade Lee and Sasha Lord were having a great time at the RT Booklovers Conference in Houston. It’s only Friday afternoon and Jade’s quiet — no voice! But she was able to stop by and chat with the Fresh Fiction crew for a time on Friday afternoon. She was joined by Sasha Lord who told us all about the book she’s finishing to be published in 2008! And it sounds terrific since she confessed to keeping it under her pillow at night! Sounds like a keeper to me if the author doesn’t want to let go of it! Jade’s next book will be on the shelves in June, TEMPTED TIGRESS, the sixth in the Tigress series of very sensual historicals set in China. Another winner guaranteed! We also ran across an old friend from DFW area — debut author Tracy Garrett. She was excited to show us the promo postcard for her book TOUCH OF TEXAS, on shelves October 2nd at a very special price! The cover is DE*lic*ious! Gotta love the cowboy, especially a Texan cowboy! It is tiring to be go-go-go at the RT gathering. We spotted a grouping of authors lurking, ah, resting, under the escalators. JC…