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Ready for a Love Fest?

Can you get to Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday? If yes, please join me and a passel of fabulous romance authors for LoveFest, 10 am to 6 pm during Virginia Festival of the Book. My publisher has put An Untitled Lady on sale just for this weekend, too, so even if you can’t make it you can pick up an e-copy at a discount. [Musa Publishing, Amazon, Amazon.UK, AllRomanceebooks, Smashwords]

New.pb.AUL-300BUT if you CAN make it to Charlottesville, you’ll find the rare paperback copies for sale. Aren’t they pretty? They’re even signed by the author herself 😉

Here’s the schedule for VA LoveFest (On Twitter #VALoveFest and #VAbook):

10 am – SMALL TOWNS & SWEET TEA: The Charm of Southern Contemporary Romance. With: Mary Burton, Elaine Grant, Virginia Kantra, Nancy Naigle, Terri Osborn, Hope Ramsay. Moderator: Mollie Cox Bryan

noon – HELL ON HEELS: Bad Girls, Feminism & Rebellion in Romance Fiction. With: Gail Barrett, Sabrina Jeffries, Cathy Maxwell, Deanna Raybourn. Moderator: Laurin Wittig

2 pm – PUBLISHING ALCHEMY: How Romance Authors Master New Publishing Trends. With: Jane Friedman, Alma Katsu, Laura Kaye, Madeline Iva, Paige Wheeler. Moderator: Tina Glasneck

4 pm – TOO YOUNG TO FIGHT IT: Why We Love Y.A. Paranormal Romance With: Jennifer Armentrout, Alethea Kontis, Jodi Meadows, Wendy Higgins. Moderator: Nicky Penttila

Where: LOVE FEST is located at City Space, 100 5th St. NE, on the downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, VA.  A parking garage is located at the site.

I’ll be there most of the day–looking forward to hearing from my fellow Washington Romance Writers Cathy Maxwell, Alma Katsu, Laura Kay, Madeline Iva, and Alethea Kontis. I got a preview of the Publishing Alchemy session (Madeline gave a radio interview about it), and it especially sounds great. Plus, Madeline organized the whole event, and look at the excellent poster Kate Worth made for me!


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  1. Madeline Iva wrote:

    Nicky!!!!! Can’t wait to see you. But I have to give credit for your meme to Kate Worth. She really rocked it for us this year. 🙂

    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 5:36 pm | Permalink
  2. nickyp wrote:

    Thanks! Will fix that in the editing 😉

    Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 5:41 pm | Permalink

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