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Joy Nash is a USA Today Bestselling Author and RITA Award Finalist applauded by Booklist for her "tart wit, superbly crafted characters, and sexy, magic-steeped plots."

» Friday, March 26, 2010

OMG, I'm a RITA finalist!

I nearly fell over when the call came in yesterday!

Which is not a good thing, since I was driving. I almost didn't answer the phone - cell phone while driving isn't banned (yet) in my town, but I don't normally mix chatting and driving anyway. Too many crazies on the road these days.

But I was coming up on a red light, so I answered anyway. When fellow author Jeannie Adams identified herself as a Romance Writers of America board member, I thought, "Why the heck is she calling me?"

And then she told me the news: A Little Light Magic is a finalist in RWA's RITA Award in the Single Title Contemporary category!!

Too cool! I'm still floating.

But I can't afford to stay on the ceiling for long, not with a BOOK DEADLINE looming next week. Yes, I'm almost finished with the first book in my upcoming paranormal WATCHERS series.

Stay tuned - once the manuscript is emailed off to my editor, I'll pop in to tell you more about the heroes of this series - a clan of half-demon/half-human warriors, modern descendants of the cursed Biblical angels known as the Watchers.

Love ya!


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Blogger Emily said...


4:30 PM  
Blogger Pam P said...

Congratulations, Joy! Very exciting for you.

10:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations. I saw this on Emily Bryans blog and the Chatelaines blog last night.
Good luck.

9:23 AM  
Blogger Carol L. said...

Congratulations Joy. It must be an awesome feeling. And it's a well deserved nomination. I absolutely loved this story. And not because I live near the Jersey shore either. lol
Carol L.

11:26 AM  
Blogger katsrus said...


2:55 PM  
Blogger Diane said...

Congratulations we're very happy for you. And hearing about a new series, double whammy!

7:24 PM  
Blogger Violet said...

wow, great news, Congratulations!!!

9:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations on the nomination. I enjoyed A LITTLE LIGHT MAGIC. Best of luck in Nashville.

1:54 AM  
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