Copyright © 2011 Jacquie Rogers
With just a few weeks to prepare and thanks to the dozen or so authors who stepped up to the plate, Romancing The West is packed, hitched and on the trail! We'll hear from traditional western authors, historical and contemporary romance authors, and others. We now have western steampunk and western paranormal books, too, so maybe a few of those authors will also stop by.
RTW is a little gift from me and all the talented contributors to you. Read, enjoy, share, and send in your own articles. I'd love to hear from you. And no, you don't have to be an author. Articles on Old West topics of interest are always welcome.
Here's the format we'll follow most weeks:
- Saturdays, a little bit of everything as long as it has to do with the Old West
- Sundays, contest winner announcements
Lots of authors will be offering prizes--not all, but most--so check back often if you want to win some truly outstanding books.
Here's the tentative line-up (I say tentative because you never know what will happen)
July 1: Grand Opening $25 Amazon Gift Certificate and some free books to one lucky commenter! (See deets below)
July 4: Kat Martin and L.J Martin talk about their book Tin Angel
July 7: L.J Martin cooks up some fun in Cooking Wild & Wonderful
Week of July 11: Paty Jager tells us about Spirit of the Lake
July 18 to 22: Blog Tour de Force--Menage a Blog (lots of prizes and free books!)
Week of July 25: Anna Kathryn Lanier
Week of Aug. 1: Cheryl Pierson
Week of Aug. 8: Debra Holland
Week of Aug. 15: Jacquie Rogers
Week of Aug. 22: Karen M. Nutt
Week of Aug. 29: Anne Carole
Authors are scheduled throughout July and many are running contests, so check back every Monday and Thursday. :)
RTW has a great line-up and is scheduling in October. Authors, if you want your western novel to be featured and would like to contribute an article on the Old West, check out the guidelines.
The Old West has always intrigued me, so it's only natural that I'd love the western historical romances of Kat Martin. In fact, I wasn't all that sold on the romance genre until I read a book by Kat and another by Kathleen Eagle. And then, of course, I became obsessed. :)
I've written several western historical romances, the first of which debuts today, Much Ado About Marshals. It will be released in print August 15.
Here's the book video:
Now, for our Grand Opening Contests:
- one follower will win a $25 Amazon gift certificate!!!
Winner announced July 31, midnight Pacific Time. I'll be contacting the winner by clicking on the follower's picture, so make sure you check whatever email is associated with it.
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What's your favorite western?
- one commenter will win a $25 Amazon gift certificate, a signed paperback of Down Home Ever Lovin' Mule Blues (USA mailing addresses only)
- another commenter will win a $10 Amazon gift certificate and a ebook of Much Ado About Marshals (any format on Smashwords, or Kindle)
Winner will be announced July 3rd at 10pm Pacific Time, and any comment left on this blog on any post up until the time of the drawing will qualify you. Be sure to leave your email address or some way to contact you in case you're one of the winners.
Thanks to all of you who stopped by. Grab a cup of coffee--it's time to relax a spell and chew the fat a while. RTW has lots of good stuff parked in the back forty just waiting for you! :)