I was in high school the night I woke up to the sound of an argument outside the house. Looking outside the window, I saw my mom’s boyfriend rushing down the driveway, his father, who was visiting for just one night, chasing after him. Curious, confused, but mostly nosey, I reached the living room just…Read More
We need to continue to push the conversation on why inclusivity in all literature is important. As publishers and gatekeepers of content, we must do our due diligence to serve all readers. It simply isn’t right or fair that large swaths of Americans are not seeing themselves in the books they read.Read More
What is it exactly about sequels that they so often never quite live up to our expectations? The sophomore slump is mostly a self-fulfilling prophecy, getting so nervous about a follow-up piece that you fail to meet expectations. Keep on reading to discover the top five mistakes that authors make when writing a sequel.Read More
Rejection taught me to keep going and try something new. Publishing is all about persevering and trying new things when the old ones fail.
Our authors are slowly being crushed by the weight of Nanowrimo analytics and the temptations of Disney+Read More
A writer’s worst fear is a bout of writer’s block. Here are our four tips for getting out of the funk and back to your work in progress.Read More
In the wake of #MeToo revelations, it became clear that the way we treat sexual violence and victims of sexual violence in this country needs to change. Many blamed the media. Many more blamed the victims. And some—including former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton—blamed romance novels.Read More
Ghostwriters have become an integral part of the publishing industry, especially in the romance genre. Often receiving hate from the very industry that relies on them, one has to wonder if it is deserved.Read More