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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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, a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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