What No One Tells You about Publication Dates

A print book’s publication date in the United States is on a Tuesday. Why is this? As far as I can tell, no one knows for sure. You can read some theories and how one blogger hunted for the answer in the excellent blog post “Tuesday the Holy Day of Publishing and How It Forms Reader Expectations”  over at Dear Reader. Continue reading “What No One Tells You about Publication Dates”

How to Take Control of Your TBR Pile

Every romance reader I know has a To Be Read pile. It might be a tower of books on her bedside table or a list of eBooks on her reading device. Some readers approach their TBR pile with a complex system while others will just reach for the book on top of the stack. Continue reading “How to Take Control of Your TBR Pile”

How to Influence Romance Fiction in 6 Steps

You’re a romance reader but lately you’ve been dissatisfied with the books you’ve read. You want to find an author who includes a specific element in her storytelling or you wish a publisher hadn’t dropped your favorite line. You want to voice your concerns but who is going to listen?

Quite a few people, actually. Reader opinions are extremely important to authors, editors and other industry professionals. The trick is using the most effective channels to get your concerns in front of the decision-makers.  Continue reading “How to Influence Romance Fiction in 6 Steps”

Why You Should Read Romance While Chasing Your Dreams

There are days when you suffer a setback and your support system fails you. You’re ready to hit pause and recharge. Just when you want to curl up in your bed to watch reruns and call it self-care, consider a different form of entertainment: romance novels.  Continue reading “Why You Should Read Romance While Chasing Your Dreams”