40 Lists To Soothe The Soul


40 Lists to make to help ease your anxiety and stress.

5 Spooky Stories To Keep You Up At Night


Looking for a ghostly read this Halloween? Come check out these 5 ghost stories listed.

54 Publishers Accepting Romance and Erotica Submissions


If you’ve got a Romance or Erotica manuscript ready to be published then check out this list of 54 Publishers open for submission.

What Romance Readers Want to See in Chapter One


To further the discussion from The Right Way To Start Your Romance Novel I decided to create a reader poll to hear what’s in demand straight from the source. The following Facebook Reader Groups took part: Erotica Readers and Authors with 10,107 members Interracial Romance Readers with 1,852 members Romance & Thrillers with 13,507 members Without further ado hereContinue reading “What Romance Readers Want to See in Chapter One”

The Right Way To Start Your Romance Novel


Spoiler Alert: There is no right way to begin a story. There are just too many variables that come into play for there to be one right way. In the end it’s up to you to decide what works best with the story you’ve created in the genre you think it fits best under. BelowContinue reading “The Right Way To Start Your Romance Novel”

I Want To Hear From You


I’m back! Some of you know that I took time off from writing to help my husband through a very difficult time. However, I think it’s time to jump back into the thick of things. The itch to write is becoming too great to ignore. I’ve got some ideas floating around on what to talkContinue reading “I Want To Hear From You”

The 2016 RITA Finalist Reading Challenge


The RITA is a contest put on by the Romance Writers of America that is basically the Oscars of the Romantic Fiction world. If you write romance this is the award you want listed in your bio.  “The RITA is the highest award of distinction in romance fiction. It recognizes excellence in published romance novels andContinue reading “The 2016 RITA Finalist Reading Challenge”

The 2016 Golden Heart Finalists


Ever since I heard about Romance Writers of America I knew it was where I needed to be if I wanted to be serious about my writing career and so I joined as soon as I could. When I learned about the Golden Heart contest I felt that if I won a Golden Heart awardContinue reading “The 2016 Golden Heart Finalists”

Plus Size Actors & The Characters They Portray


Raise your hand if you’ve ever seen a movie, watched a TV show or read a book that had a “fat” character in it who was used solely for comic relief. Now, raise your hand if you’ve seen a movie or watched a TV show where a plus size actor played a character and theirContinue reading “Plus Size Actors & The Characters They Portray”

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”