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WFWA DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY IN WRITING SEMINAR SERIES KICKS OFF WITH AVOIDING HARMFUL DEPICTIONS IN YOUR WRITING

October 23, 2020

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MEMBER NEWS

Ruth A. Simerly’s latest novel Across the State Line has been published. The short film Free Meal, which she co-wrote, premiered in October in Boise, Idaho.

Rayna Flye (writing as Lyn Randström) was selected as a Pitch Wars 2020 mentee. Her mentors are Kellye Garrett and Mia Manansala.

The War Nurse, Tracey Enerson Wood‘s second women‘s fiction/historical novel, will be released by Sourcebooks in July 2021.

Trish Parker-Knight has signed with agent Linda Langton of Langton's International Agency to represent her novel Leaving Lucy.

Ashley E. Sweeney is pleased to announce that her newest novel Answer Creek won the 2020 Arizona Literary Award, sponsored by the Arizona Authors Association.

Lola Karns published her holiday rom-com Sidetracked in October.

Joanne Kukanza Easley is thrilled to announce that her novel Sweet Jane was named the winner in the adult fiction category in the Texas Author Project, part of the Indie Author Project.

Rachel Dacus is delighted to announce the release of her new novel The Time Gatherer from Time Fold Books.

Kelly Farmer is thrilled to announce that Carina Press will be publishing the second book in her women's hockey romance series. Look for Unexpected Goals (working title) in October, 2021.

C.B. Lyall’sThe Veil of Corruption has been published. This is the second book in the Virus of Beauty series. 

Muriel Pritchett’s fourth novel Not Myself Today was released by Black Rose Writing on September 24.

Odds on Murder, the fourth book in Brenda Gayle's Charley Hall Mystery series, was released October 23.

Suzanne Pederson is excited to announce that her latest women's fiction/contemporary romance Bend in the Circle was released October 22.

Jessica Calla’s holiday romance Snowed In was released by Champagne Books on November 9.

Kalyn Fogarty’s debut After the Storm will be published by Alcove Press in August 2021. 

J.E. Barnard is excited that, after months of COVID-related delays in the publishing world, Why the Rock Falls, the third installment in her women's wilderness suspense series, is out in the wild as of November 14.

Laura Kamoie sold her historical women's fiction novel Churchill's Spymistress to Berkley.

Heather Webb is utterly delighted to share that her new solo book The Next Ship Home sold to Sourcebooks at auction and will be released in early 2022.

Restoring What Was Lost, the seventh novel in Barbara Hinske’s Rosemont series, was published on October 26.

Kristin Contino is excited to announce her second novel A House Full of Windsor will be published by Wyatt-MacKenzie in Fall 2021. 

Betty Bolte is thrilled to share that her first audiobook Elizabeth's Hope (A More Perfect Union prequel novella) is now available.

Judith Teitelman’s debut novel Guesthouse for Ganesha was the Gold Medal Winner for Literary Fiction in the 2020 Readers’ Favorite Awards.

Leah DeCesare's piece "The Last Loop" was featured in the New York Times Tiny Love Stories column on October 13.

Anju Gattani's Winds of Fire series, published by Scarsdale Publishing, has been optioned for adaptation to film/TV series by Hollywood producer Justin Shenkarow.

Dianne Ebertt Beeaff's short story collection On Traigh Lar Beach was released on October 13.  

Stephanie Alexander is excited to announce that her cross-genre women's fiction novel Charleston Green is a 2020 Booklife Prize for Fiction Quarterfinalist. The Booklife Prize is sponsored by Publisher's Weekly.

Geeta Schrayter’s novel Reaching Riverdale was released October 27. 

Annette Glahn is thrilled to announce that her debut novel Turn Back Time (author name Annette G. Anders) was released on October 20.

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