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 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”

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?…”

The Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts About Writing


It’s 2015! Let’s kick it off with The Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts About Writing in 2014. 2014 was Musings from a Curvy Romance Writer’s first full year in operation and it was a wildly exciting ride! I’m so happy I took the leap and started blogging. Thank you all for being a partContinue reading “The Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts About Writing”

How To Make an Infographic


I love infographics! They are an extremely visual way of presenting facts that could otherwise be boring. Not to mention they are a great marketing tool. So, I decided now was the time to learn how to make one on my own and what better way to talk about it then in an infographic! OK,Continue reading “How To Make an Infographic”

40 Succe$$ful Ideas To Market Your Book Online


Below is a list of 40 Successful Online Book Marketing Ideas. Whether you go the route of a traditional publisher or you self publish you will need to promote and market your book on your own. Rarely does a publishing company spend the time and money to do it for you unless you are celebrityContinue reading “40 Succe$$ful Ideas To Market Your Book Online”

5 Easy Steps to Creating a Social Media Posting Schedule For Writers


Social Media Posting Schedules are the key to getting 100% out of your time and efforts in marketing. You know this already! So why haven’t you done it yet? Probably for the same reason I hadn’t. The idea of creating a successful posting schedule for one social media platform sounds constrictive and time consuming, atContinue reading “5 Easy Steps to Creating a Social Media Posting Schedule For Writers”

An Infographic Guide To The Perfect Social Media Post


I stumbled onto a great infographic that breaks down what the perfect post would be for the different popular Social Media platforms out there today. So, i decided to keep today’s blog post short and sweet and just share it with you all. I hope you find it as useful as I did. My onlyContinue reading “An Infographic Guide To The Perfect Social Media Post”

A Weekly Writer’s Schedule


I previously talked about “How To Be a More Productive Writer”. In that article I listed 6 basic steps that help you attain the productivity needed to make your writing career a success. I briefly touched on the wonders of making lists and schedules. Today I want to talk more about… A Weekly Writer’s ScheduleContinue reading “A Weekly Writer’s Schedule”

2013 RITA Winners


After reading through countless articles and books on how to be a successful writer, I noticed that many had the same tip: Read everything you can get your hands on. Read books in your genre, read books outside of your genre. Read bestsellers and emerging authors. Read the classics. Read ANYTHING that talks about orContinue reading “2013 RITA Winners”