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Love Notes

Love & stuff for romance authors
Publisher Rocket vs KDSpy

Publisher Rocket vs KDSpy

Successful authors know that keywords matter—and not just in their ads, but from the minute they choose their title to every element of their Amazon (and other retailers) sales pages. These tools will help you be a smart book marketer.

40 romance publishers accepting submissions

40 romance publishers accepting submissions

Romance publishers come and, sadly for romance authors, they go, too. Here’s a list of forty publishers still accepting romance manuscripts as of October 2022. Download the spreadsheet to keep it current for yourself.

Naming your first draft with love

Naming your first draft with love

Your first draft is NOT shitty, so stop thinking of it that way! Here’s a list of over 200 better adjectives to help ou give your first draft a nickname you can feel good about.

Why it’s important to articulate your ‘why’

Why it’s important to articulate your ‘why’

It doesn’t matter if the love story you’ve been carrying around is loosely based on your own fabulous life or if it takes place with blue aliens, there is a reason you need to tell it. And once you know your ‘Why,’ that little voice that’s been stopping you from writing won’t stand a chance anymore!

How to set an achievable writing priority

How to set an achievable writing priority

Serial dating might be fun when you’re talking about people, but when trying to woo more than one romance story at a time can drive a new writer to declare she’s giving up on the whole happily ever after idea. Try this exercise to fall in love with just one story. At least for now.

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