Let Your Favorite Disney Princess Inspire Your Next Romantic Read

 

What does your most beloved fairy tale say about your favorite romantic reads? There might have been a Disney princess that you always pretended to be while playing dress up or whose story you wanted to hear over and over again. The fairy tale could have influenced your expectation as a reader. Do you have an emotional connection with a character type like a female warrior or the swashbuckling hero? Perhaps you’re drawn to plot devices and themes like the road romance or the rags-to-riches story.

It could be that you like the movie because of the music or the side characters, but just in case, here’s a mix of twelve official and honorary Disney princesses whose love stories were featured in cinematic films. One of the fairy tales might inspire the next book you read.  Continue reading “Let Your Favorite Disney Princess Inspire Your Next Romantic Read”

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 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”