Tag Archives: Romance

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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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As an unpublished writer one of the best things you could ever do for your manuscript is to run it through a few contests before pitching it to literary agents and publisher.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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Join The Club: Facebook Groups for Romance Readers


Have you ever wished you could find a group of people who loved the kind of romance books you do? Someone to talk with and share your favorite romance reads or learn about new ones? For some, there are book clubs … Continue reading

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44 Publishers Seeking Romance


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 … Continue reading

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