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.

Critique Partners vs Beta Readers and Where To Find Them


Many people believe critique partners and beta readers are one in the same. I admit, they can be, if you choose to use them that way. However, if you want your book to be the best it can be then you not only need to know the difference but you also need to know whereContinue reading “Critique Partners vs Beta Readers and Where To Find Them”

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 leave 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”

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”

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”

What Do Romance Readers Really Want?


What do romance readers really want? That is the million dollar question and as a writer it’s the one thing I’m always dying to know. What do my readers really want to see in the romance books they pick up? Of course there has been thousands of articles and books that have covered this topic fromContinue reading “What Do Romance Readers Really Want?”

You’ve Finished Your First Draft! Now What?…


So, you’ve finished your first draft? Congratulations! Go out and celebrate because not many people get to this point. However, don’t think for a minute that you are done. Oh no. You are far from done. Writing the 1st draft is actually the easiest part of the whole process. But it’s OK. We’ll walk through the nextContinue reading “You’ve Finished Your First Draft! Now What?…”