New Voices (Harlequin/Mills and Boon) Top Ten have their second chapters up. Read, discuss, vote. Before you do, be sure to check out Leah Ashton's (Australian contestant!!!) interview over at RWA.
Democracy is ruling the romance web at the moment. Over at RT Book Reviews you can vote for your favourite entry (first para and last line) in Writing with the Stars. Maria Zannini writes a terrific blog as well as terrific fiction and would love your vote.
Romance Bandits have an inspirational post on upgrading your author website. Such creativity--why has it passed me by?
Talking of creativity and the secrets of cover artists, Tia Nevitt decodes romance novel covers. Sweet to erotic, there's a message in them thar covers.
Clare London at Reviews by Jesse Wave (and yes, I read a lot of Carina Press author blogs and posts -- wise and witty people that they are) has a thoughtful, funny article on juggling life and writing.