Welcome to our Australian Guests

Early Bird Registrations Sold Out GenreCon has officially sold-out of early bird registrations, which means  tickets have now risen to full price. We’re also pleased to welcome aboard the Romance Writers of Australia on board as the first of our community partners, and recommend RWA keep an eye out for our advertisement in the upcoming issue of Hearts … Continue reading »

Fantastic season at the Writing Races

Last night was our last Writing Race for Season 2 (and also my last race as moderator) and I would like to take a moment to reflect on what a wonderful season it has been. Moderating the Writing Races this season has strengthened my belief that writing should not be a solitary pursuit. As writers it’s … Continue reading »

Helene Young: Giving your characters an emotional boost

Last night author Helene Young braved the stormy North Queensland weather to join us at the Writing Races. Helene gave us some great insights into how she creates characters with punch. Creating characters with emotional oomph In stories with a romance, it’s important for readers to connect emotionally with the characters. Readers know there will … Continue reading »

Romancing Crime tonight!

What’s that sound – is it the starting pistol of another year of AWMonline Writing Races? Yes! Tonight we start with a bang. Romantic suspense author Helene Young has published two books that began as NaNoWriMo projects, so she is a social writing expert, and will rock the Writing Race tonight! Come and write with … Continue reading »