20 Romance Heroes Disguised as Villains


Everyone loves a hero but what about those heroes disguised as villains? Have you ever read a romance novel where the hero of the story was clearly a villain? I have and I admit, that type of “hero” is my favorite. Give me a man who is imperfect, real, rough around the edges but soft inContinue reading “20 Romance Heroes Disguised as Villains”

Essential Books, Tools and Apps for a Successful Writing Career


First and foremost, the most important tool in my writing arsenal is Pinterest. Yes, you read that correctly. Pinterest is where I have a stash of writing articles I click on when I’m not sure I’m doing something correctly. It’s a place where I find inspiration for when I’m just starting out and worksheets thatContinue reading “Essential Books, Tools and Apps for a Successful Writing Career”

Authors Worthy of Admiration


Every writer has an author that: Never fails to inspire. Awakens the writing muse within us. Whom we look up to, hoping to emulate their success.   For me, I have three such authors. The Author Who Awoke The Writing Muse Within Me Karen Marie Moning It was midway through reading her Fever series that I realized IContinue reading “Authors Worthy of Admiration”

8 Plus Size & Body Positive Projects To Sink Your Teeth Into


Reading about body positivity and joining online groups that support loving yourself for who you are today is great but sometimes you want more. Instead of reading about a great event, product or movement you can help fund them and be in the know from the very beginning. Listed below are just a few projects thatContinue reading “8 Plus Size & Body Positive Projects To Sink Your Teeth Into”

Bring on the Romantic Suspense!


Today I wanted to share just a few books in my “To Be Read” wish list of romantic suspense books coming out this year. All of the books below have romance tangled up with mystery and suspense. Some are christian novels, some are historical, some are down right dirty. What can I say, I have eclecticContinue reading “Bring on the Romantic Suspense!”

What are Character Aesthetic Boards?


Character aesthetic boards are the Pinterest version of character aesthetic posts on Tumblr. They can also be known as character inspiration boards. (Come check out my Destiny Be Damned Inspiration board to see what I mean.) To put in basic terms, character aesthetic boards are made up of a group of pictures that speak to the aestheticContinue reading “What are Character Aesthetic Boards?”

2016 Plus Size & Body Positive Events


It’s good to say “I’m me. I love myself whether I’m plus size, skinny or somewhere in between. ” It’s good to know deep down that you are enough and that the best thing you could for yourself and your body is to love it unconditionally. However, sometimes saying and believing it just aren’t enough.Continue reading “2016 Plus Size & Body Positive Events”

Romance Reader Conventions, Book Fairs and Author Signing 2016


Remember, back when you were young and in elementary school, waiting for that wonderful time of the year to roll around? That time of the year where a mobile store filled with all your favorite things sets up shop at your school… Book Fair Week! The time of year where you saved all your extraContinue reading “Romance Reader Conventions, Book Fairs and Author Signing 2016”

Romance Contest, Conferences, Conventions & Workshops 2016


As an unpublished writer one of the best things you could ever do for your manuscript is to run it through a few contests before pitching it to literary agents and publisher. Why? Because, depending on how far your MS goes it will have been seen by a professional’s eyes and hopefully given feedback ifContinue reading “Romance Contest, Conferences, Conventions & Workshops 2016”

Depression & The People That Love You


  Depression is real and it is not something to joke about. You can’t turn it off just because you want to or because someone insists you have nothing to be depressed about. Depression never goes away BUT with the help of therapy, friends and family it IS something you learn to live and dealContinue reading “Depression & The People That Love You”