Writing

GUEST POST: The Wacky Way I Generate Book Ideas

Today’s guest on the blog is Crimson Romance-backed scribe, Jillian David.  An author of over a dozen romances, Jillian is also a physician who has a loving hubby, adorable cats, and an addiction to hiking. Yet, she’s found time to bang out a slew of naughty novels, with genres ranging from paranormal to cowboy. Read… Read More GUEST POST: The Wacky Way I Generate Book Ideas

Author Spotlight

BLOG TOUR: The Truth of Things

The Truth Of Things “Where I come from, cops aren’t superheroes…” Photojournalist and wedding photographer Ava Greene has been unlucky in love, and even though she calls herself a hopeless romantic, she is more than a little bitter about it. The only attention she seems to get is from the men she has absolutely no… Read More BLOG TOUR: The Truth of Things

Thirty On Tap

5 Lady-Boss Inspirations to Take Away From Girls Trip!

Like most women in America, I looked forward to the premiere weekend of the comedy blockbuster, Girls Trip. This was not only a movie centering around black women with a message of friendship, but it was filled with all the naughty comedy a romance writer like me can appreciate. I went to see the film… Read More 5 Lady-Boss Inspirations to Take Away From Girls Trip!

Thirty On Tap

The Scream In The Car

You can’t punch a keystroke these days without running into a blog post about stress and how to rid yourself of it. Unsolicited advice inundates your social media timelines. It’s plastered within the glossy pages of magazines in your doctor’s office. And, be honest: we all have that one friend who swears by the rigors… Read More The Scream In The Car

Thirty On Tap, Writing

Why Having a “Work in Progress” Isn’t a Bad Thing

Writers often have a love/hate relationship with finishing a manuscript. On one hand, there’s nothing quite like the sweet relief that comes with writing ‘The End’ when finishing a work in progress (or WIP). I recently had this gratifying experience with the first draft of my upcoming novel, The Follow. Over sixty-six thousand words of… Read More Why Having a “Work in Progress” Isn’t a Bad Thing