Friday, February 13, 2009

It's taken me a while but I've finally managed to get into Blogger today.

But my real blog is over on I Heart Presents. With the fact that Valentine's Day is just around the corner, I've been musing on the topic of What is Romance. I hope you'll join me and let me know about the most romantic thing that has ever happened to you.

Tomorrow I'll be back here with news of a special Valentine that's on offer from EHarlequin. More about that on the 14th

One other thing if like me you've been horrified and saddened by the appalling devastation caused by the terrible fires in Australia, and you've been wishing you could do something to help, well here's a couple of ways:

There's a Red Cross appeal that has been launched

And if you're a writer then maybe this will be something you'd want to join in on:

Here's a message from Australian Author and member of the Romance Writers of Australia.

Romance Writers of Australia are launching a book appeal. We know that for many affected families, books will not be high ontheir listof necessities for some time to come.But...We also know how valuable books can be in providing time out when reality gets tough.

So…With the aid of some wonderful volunteers, we've put together a Romance Writers of Australia Bushfire Book Appeal.

What we need?FICTION BOOKS! Romance books, children's books, genre books, whatever– either new or in sparkling condition.

Please send them to:

RWA Bushfire Book Appeal

c/- 89 Rennie St


Vic 3071


When to send them? Now! And any time over the next few months.

The books will be boxedand delivered to the appropriate neighbourhood centres/communitycentres/libraries in batches as soon as practicable.Feel free to pop a note inside, or if you're the author, sign the book.

With thanksAnne GracieForwarding this message on behalf of Romance Writers of Australia Inc.

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