The Australian Romance Readers Convention

Anne here, just back from the Australian Romance Readers Convention in Melbourne, my home town. PP-Colin-Firth-200

It was a lovely convention — nowhere near as big as RT in the USA — more like 200 avid romance readers and a large group of romance authors flying in from all corners of Australia, and a few from other countries.

There were three keynote speakers, Courtney Milan and Kristen Callihan from the USA and Kylie Scott, from Queensland, who each delivered speeches on their journey to publication, and gave their view on why romance matters. It was interesting, as they each came up with the topic independently, and the three very different speeches had much in common.

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