Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Update from the Romance Writers conference

Romance writers apparently get no respect. Blogger Ron Charles discusses the situation in depth.

RC: Last week I received an uncomfortable honor, the kind I'm not sure I should include on my résumé. At their annual conference in Washington, the Romance Writers of America presented me with the Veritas Award. It's "given annually for the article that appears in print or in another medium that best depicts the romance genre in a positive light." Not surprisingly, there are years in which the Veritas award is not given. Positive light, it would seem, falls fairly rarely on this genre. More...

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