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.

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”

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”

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 Karen Marie Moning It was midway through reading her Fever series that I realized IContinue reading “Authors Worthy of Admiration”

Romance Reader Conventions, Book Fairs and Author Signing 2016


Remember, back when you were young and in elementary school, waiting for that wonderful time of the year to roll around? That time of the year where a mobile store filled with all your favorite things sets up shop at your school… Book Fair Week! The time of year where you saved all your extraContinue reading “Romance Reader Conventions, Book Fairs and Author Signing 2016”

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”

What is Booktrack?


There are two types of readers. Those that need silence while reading. Those that need music to drown out distractions in order to read. Which one are you? I prefer silence while reading. Listening to music and reading a book at the same time never even occurred to me. Sure, I use music while I writeContinue reading “What is Booktrack?”

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”