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.

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 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”

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”

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 boardĀ to see what I mean.) To put in basic terms, character aesthetic boards are made up of a groupĀ of pictures that speak to the aestheticContinue reading “What are Character Aesthetic Boards?”

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As an unpublished writer one of the best things you could ever do for your manuscript is to run it through a few contests before pitching it to literary agents and publisher.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”

The How and Why of Book Playlists


I don’t know about you, but when it comes to my favorite authors and the stories they have written, I am up for anything that tells me more about who the characters and stories are to the writer. As a fan, I want to know more than what is written between the pages of theContinue reading “The How and Why of Book Playlists”

44 Publishers Seeking Romance


** For an updated list check out 54 Publishers Accepting Romance and Erotica Submissions** Breaking out into the romance writing scene can be intimidating to say the least. You don’t just write a great love story, you also need to: Decide whether you are going to self publish or try the traditional route. If youContinue reading “44 Publishers Seeking Romance”

Audio Books: Are They Worth The Fuss?


I’m not a big audio book reader and by that I mean I have only bought one audio book and rented three others from the library in the course of my life. I don’t find listening to a story as entertaining as reading one. Even though audio books are not my preferred format I acknowledgeContinue reading “Audio Books: Are They Worth The Fuss?”