How to Write a Villain That Readers Will Love to Hate


Every story has a villain. While most stories have villains that are generic and somewhat boring others have villains that are creepy and┬áleave you feeling freaked out. The best type of villain, in my opinion, are the ones where you aren’t quite sure if the character is truly a villain or just misunderstood or theContinue reading “How to Write a Villain That Readers Will Love to Hate”

Do Men Who Prefer Plus Size Women Actually Exist?


If you’ve been around my blog then you know I’m all about body confidence no matter what your size is. I’m also all about embracing your body and learning to appreciate what you have right now, not what you hope to obtain in the future. This includes believing when someone else says “Damn woman youContinue reading “Do Men Who Prefer Plus Size Women Actually Exist?”

How To Write The Perfect Curve Loving Hero


The perfect curve loving hero is not a unicorn. He actually exists, to a certain degree, in real life. (I say to a certain degree because no one is truly perfect.) If this is true why is it so hard to write one? Because writing is just plain hard. Well, it is. It’s not easy,Continue reading “How To Write The Perfect Curve Loving Hero”

A List of Plus Sized Heroines and the Heroes That Love Them


We’ve all got our favorite couples in romance. Why they are our favorite is as varied as the reader. However, when someone sees a fictional couple as a favorite then you can guaranteed that the writer did their job. In order for there to be a favorite there has to be a connection between notContinue reading “A List of Plus Sized Heroines and the Heroes That Love Them”

How To Create The Perfect Plus Sized Heroine


First things first… There is no such thing as perfect. Back when romances began, readers could only find heroines who had the perfect “barbie” body. Blonde, white, tall, young and skinny. Over the decades the romance community has slowly created a somewhat wide variety of heroines to choose from. You can now find, heroines ofContinue reading “How To Create The Perfect Plus Sized Heroine”

Does Your Appearance Really Make a Difference?


Yes. Appearance really does matter. I know it sucks to say that and it shouldn’t be that way but it does. If you think that you are the only person on earth who isn’t affected by appearance think again. Think back to the last homeless person you saw. What if that “homeless person” wasn’t reallyContinue reading “Does Your Appearance Really Make a Difference?”

What Are The Most Popular Sub Genres in Romance & How Do They Compare?


Most people who have not been lucky enough to read a romance book think that all romance books are the same. Of course, those of us who actually read and enjoy romance know that this genre is vast and varied. Romance is a literary genre that has many sub genres. Even some of the subContinue reading “What Are The Most Popular Sub Genres in Romance & How Do They Compare?”

Your Formatting, Word Counts and Page Length Questions Answered


If you’re new to the submitting process you might be racking your brain right about now on how to properly format your fiction manuscript. No doubt you’ve done a quick Google search and found a few examples or read a few books that talked about it and found that they all have slightly different thingsContinue reading “Your Formatting, Word Counts and Page Length Questions Answered”