Clean Historical Romance
May 16, 2016

Genre: Clean Historical Romance You’ll like this if you like: (Awesome) Romance, Historical, Medieval, Gruff, yet Lovable Heroes, or a Feisty, yet Feminine Heroine. Cleanliness: Tamara Leigh is a Christian author, so this book is clean, though it does have some excellent scenes where the tension is high between the hero and heroine (yay!) and…

You don't need a weapon. You were born one. Purple background.
May 13, 2016

Read the writing prompt rules OR Participate in more writing prompts!   Write the next part of the story. Writing Prompt: You don’t need a weapon. You were born one.

Identity and finding who you are black and white fingerprint
May 11, 2016

Here’s an exercise: Think of someone, anyone. More than likely, you recalled an image of them in your mind. Though the first thing we recall is a visual, that’s not who they are. You can’t glance someone and know them, because they’re so much more than what’s on the surface. I loved how Charlotte Brontë…

May 9, 2016

Genre and Audience: Pirate Romance for NA (New Adult) You’ll like this if you like: Adventure on the High Seas, Time Travel, Bad Boy Turns into Protective Hero, and Themes of Hope. Cleanliness: A few really well-written kisses. At one point, Rowan offers to have Morgan as his mistress, but she refuses of course. Hero…

Round chocolate stacked truffles creamy smooth
May 6, 2016

Participate in today’s poll: What’s your favorite kind of assorted chocolate? What’s your favorite kind of assorted chocolate?

Checklist of writing things to do
May 4, 2016

Fostering a creative lifestyle is easier said than done. In fact, you probably have a mile long list of things that need to be done after you read this. Maybe you’re a mom, have a part time job, or you’re a high school student—like me. It’s so easy to slip into stress, to let the…

Historical Romance
May 2, 2016

Genre: Historical Romance You’ll like this if you like: Tension, Heart-wrenching Emotions, Whimsical Heroines, Noble, Protective Heroes, and an all around phenomenal story. Cleanliness: After the marriage ceremony, Mercy is waiting for him in their bedroom, and he comes in without any clothes on, but Mercy is whisked away before anything can happen. They kiss…

Old book filled with wishes and eerie stories
April 29, 2016

If you need to, please read the writing prompt rules. Here’s today’s writing prompt:   Wishes. From front to back, the book’s worn pages are filled with wishes. They’ve all been crossed out, a neat black line running straight through them. Questions churn inside of you, and you flip to the last page, hoping for…

Chalkboard with Elizabeth Newsom's writing tips
April 27, 2016

Writers’ conferences are expensive—concerning both time and money, so how can you make the most of yours? With the following tips! Consider this your guide to navigating the world of writers’ conferences. For the finale of our writers’  conference tips series, we’ll be learning about all the little tidbits of information that didn’t fit into one coherent…

Snow White holding a glowing apple
April 25, 2016

Genre and Audience: Romantic Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Dystopian for YA (Okay, so I couldn’t quite decide on the genre…) You’ll like this if you like: Diverse, Multi-Dimensional, Lovable Characters, Sweet Romance, Tension, Adventure, Speculative, Sci-Fi, Fairytales, Plot Twists, Romance with Love instead of Infatuation, Sweet, Compassionate, Slightly Crazy Heroines, Protective Heroes, and Refreshing Prose. Cleanliness: A few passionate kisses….