Where Does RWA Go From Here?
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Articles / January 10, 2020

As of today, January 10, 2020, here’s where we are with the implosion of RWA: Damon Suede has (finally) resigned… after the recall petition filed by C. Chilove, the President of CIMRWA, Laurel Cremant, President-Elect, and Diana Neal, Treasurer, was certified and after every major publisher pulled out of RWA Nationals Executive Director Carol Ritter also resigned, except according to RWA’s January 9 statement, she’s staying on to assist with transition to new leadership. Overall, to some extent, it seems a growing pressure has finally released a bit. That pressure didn’t need to build as much as it did. All of this, from the ethics censure of Courtney Milan to every instance of discrimination and occlusion could have been addressed two weeks ago. So things are sort of resolved: we got the first thing we asked for (repeatedly) which was that Suede step down and the leadership take some responsibility for the mess. They sort of did, and I think that is part of what makes this semi-resolution so unsatisfying for me. There’s a lot of “sort of” in the RWA statement, too. There’s the continued presence of many of the people who contributed to the mess in the first…

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Articles / January 10, 2020

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385. Finding Art, And No Damn Bubble Baths: A Conversation with Tasha L. Harrison
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Articles / January 10, 2020

If you need a podcast episode to crack you up, here you go. Today I’m talking with author Tasha L. Harrison about writing in multiple genres, the power of supportive groups of friends and of being one yourself, and about finding the art and creative people around you. If you’re looking for a challenge for your writerly self, we also talk about the genesis of her 20k in 5 Days Challenge, and how she looks back on her own writing process to learn from it.  Plus, she goes off about self care advice and what we can really do to look after ourselves. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com You can subscribe to Smart Podcast, Trashy Books at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you catch your favorite shows! Listen to the podcast → Read the transcript → Here are the books we discuss in this podcast: You can find Tasha L. Harrison: On her website, Tasha L Harrison.com Check out her 20k in 5 Days program Sign up for her mailing list Subscriber to the Ladybooks Podcast Follow her on Twitter @TashaLHarrison We also discussed during this episode: She Podcasts – Atlanta Being Boss Club Vacations  At Home Magazine – Greenville, SC First Fridays,…