August 2018

PHS Founder and Managing Editor Trish Wylie, talks about how revising a few of the words we use before we write the next chapter of our lives.

2nd annual PHS Awards

It's time for the Second Annual PHS Fashion Awards for RWA! Who rocked Denver in style? The PHS's girl on the ground, Teri Wilson, is here to present all our winners!


For a writer, the most terrifying spectre can be The Dreadline, especially if the kids are off school! Our columnists share some great advice for getting those much-needed words down on paper when you have 1001 other things to do.


Everyone tells you to write every day, but how do you manage that when lacking motivation? PHS Editor, Kali Anthony gives some tips on what to do when you find yourself flagging.


On the hunt for a great diverse Historical read, flick, or television show? Check out these recommendations from PHS Assistant Editor Harper Miller. She won't steer you wrong!


How has Lois and Superman's Love Story been portrayed across mediums? How does live action and animation compare to the comics? Melissa Privette has some thoughts.

PHS Book Reviews

Here they are, our August reviews! And our #PHSBookReviews team had a cornucopia of reads to get through this month!


We all have that go-to someone or people in our life. Our authors out some of their best friends and we invite YOU to do the same with YOURS.


Assistant Editor, Holly March veers into another genre to explain why Sir Terry Pratchett influenced her writing and became part of her romantic heritage.


On a tight budget? Would like to sample a new-to-you author's writing before you invest in their series? Then our #FreeBooks page is the place to be!


Is it better to prep your work station in advance or just lock the cupboards when writing? Kristina Knight talks about healthy snacks and beating the urge to graze.


You read it here first! Our FREE READ for August is from PHS columnist and author Virginia Heath, who brings us an exclusive scene from her historical romance, The Mysterious Lord Millcroft

#Aspiring Authors

Senior Editor, Christy Kate McKenzie, is here to catch us up on all of the exciting happenings over in our PHS Aspiring Authors group & the Forum this month.