â€œUnsympathetic Heroines and the Real Women We Loveâ€
Sheâ€™ll be speaking about how boring our lives would be if we demanded goodness and perfection from our actual friends, and sheâ€™ll question why itâ€™s hard to find acceptance for romance heroines who are as flawed as our well-loved difficult heroes.
Please go to the Birthday Bash page http://occrwa.org/birthday-bash.htmland make your reservations now. There are three lunch options. Lunch will be served at as part of your reservation for the day. After lunch there will be a book signing and then Wendy Crutcher, Orange County Head Librarian & Book Buyers Best Top Pick Judge announces the winners of the 2013 Book Buyers Best Contest for Publishes Authors, and winners will be announced for the 2013 Orange Rose Contest for Unpublished Writers including OCCâ€™s first â€œCharlotteâ€ Award.
Heather Bennett of Decadent Publishing
â€œAnatomy of a Successful Romanceâ€
How you find the market for your romance and the promotions that work.
Then in the evening, you can partake in our famous â€œPajama Partiesâ€. These are fun and fabulous workshops that begin later that evening at the hotel. The room assignments will be available that day at the Birthday Bash. If you want to know who is teaching what, please go to this page http://www.occrwa.org/pdfs/PajamasPartiesPage.pdf
OCC-RWAâ€™s next Online Class begins the Monday after the meeting.