On Monday, 4/27, Nicola Cornick will be the guest of Anne Gracie. Nicola is a very popular, prolific and well respected English writer of historical romance. She's written twenty-three historical romances for Harlequin Mills and Boon (Harlequin Historicals) and seven for HQN Books. As well as being popular with readers all over the world, she's finalled for such prestigious awards as the RWA RITA, the UK Romantic Novelists’ Association's Romance Prize and for Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards. She's a passionate historian, she gained an honors degree in Medieval History from London University, and went on later to study for a Masters degree at Ruskin College at Oxford University. Her dissertation was on heroes.
Then on Wednesday, 4/29, PATI NAGLE will be Mary Jo Putney's guest. Pati lives in the mountains of New Mexico, and like many writers, she is easily distracted from the throes of creativity by her numerous pastimes, which include gardening, going to tea, making music, cooking, digital photography, role-playing games her writer buddies, and all sorts of card games, from bridge to poker. She's been writing science fiction and fantasy since the 1980s, and her stories have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Cricket, and several anthologies. She has also written historical novels as P.G. Nagle. Her fantasy novel The Betrayal debuted this year.
And hold onto your hats, because on 5/1 our NEW WENCH makes her curtsy! We're keeping it a mystery until Friday, but here's hint: she's been a guest before, and is an Honorary Word Wench who just won a Romantic Times award. She'll be joining us on a regular basis starting Friday.
Mark your calendars and bring your buddies. Let the festivities begin!