Category Archive: Donna Alward

Aug 09

New Magazine Series by The Red Pen Coach Team!

Cover of RWR August 2016 edition

We are so happy with Redefining Success, the first part of our series on putting the joy back in your writing, appearing in the August edition of the Romance Writers Report! In this new five-article series, authors and editors Nancy Cassidy and Donna Alward show you how to bring the joy back into your writing—and how …

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May 15

Congratulations Donna Alward!

Cover of Seducing the Sheriff by Donna Alward

Congratulations to our own Donna Alward on her newest book, Seducing the Sheriff, the latest installment in the series! Now available for pre-order! Saddle up for another go-round… When Cassidy Strong signs up for, she never expects it’ll put her in the middle of a bank robbery—or that she’ll be the key to …

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Dec 30

Character Cheat Sheet Workshop

In January, I’m giving an online workshop for the San Diego RWA chapter called “Character Cheat Sheet: Shortcuts to Writing Multi-Dimensional, Empathetic Characters”.  It’s one of my favourite workshops because I believe the strength of any story begins with characters that the reader can relate to; characters who aren’t cardboard cut-outs or stereotypes.   That’s …

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Jun 21

Welcome Donna!

Today I am happy to be officially welcoming Donna Alward to The Red Pen Coach! Donna brings a huge amount of talent to the content edit side of things and will allow us to open our doors a little wider, so we can accept more clients! To find out more about Donna, please read her bio …

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