On Writing & Publishing by Robin D. Owens

Personal notes on writing techniques, writing a novel, my writing career and threading your way through publishing a book.

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RITA Award Winning Author -- that's like the Oscar, folks! Futuristic/Fantasy Romance and Fantasy with Romantic Subplots.

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Saturday, May 14, 2005

Here's the RITA

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Pretty, isn't she? Big and heavy, too, and out of reach of the CATs! But the feather pen she's holding is very delicate. I've heard of people breaking it off **shudder**


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a gorgeous trophy :) Were you totally shocked when they called your name? Wasn't this for your first book no less?

7:07 PM  
Blogger Robin D Owens said...

I was up for 2 and they didn't call my name, they give the title of the book and I was petrified. I realized I was on the wrong side of the stage and RAN to the other side.

7:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hehehehehehe That's one of those watershed moments }:)

7:31 PM  
Blogger Nicole said...

I found Robin's blog! I found Robin's Blog! I feel special now.

Congrats on the blog, Robin!

-Nicole from WS chat

7:55 PM  
Blogger Robin D Owens said...

Thanks Nicole. I hope to talk more about publishing, and only every few days.

8:08 PM  
Blogger Gena Showalter said...

Is it horrible that I want to stroke your statue? Maybe kiss it?

7:50 AM  
Blogger Robin D Owens said...

Gena, the proper good luck charm is rubbing the Rita's butt -- where she determinedly sits in the chair. Since I was home town girl at the time I won, and had two critique groups, many folks did a bit of rubbing, or patting, or stroking.


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