July 2018
#DontYuckMyYum

This month, PHS Founder and Managing Editor Trish Wylie, talks about the importance of having yums in your life and why you should never let anyone yuck on them.

#TribeTalk

Need some support during the creative process? Feeling a little lonesome whilst you write? Kali Anthony talks about why finding your tribe is so important.

#FictionalFriends

Fictional friends. Or ARE they? Our authors talk secondary characters, how real life can influence the fictional world and confess to sneaking in a real life friend or two...

#TimeOut

Burnout is a scary thought for many a writer and we all need to take #TimeOut. Nina Singh and Cass Lennox tell us about the things they do to combat stress.

#OhNoHeDidnt

Columnist Rachel Dove talks about her real life hero, her husband, and the things he does that a romance hero would NEVER do.

PHS Book Reviews

Here they are, our very first reviews! And our #PHSBookReviews team had some fabulous reads this month. Made choosing our Top Pick VERY difficult!

#RomCom

With Netflix movie Set It Up described as the diverse Rom-Com we've been waiting for, Harper Miller studies the lack of representation in the sub-genre.

#FreeBooks

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

#ConTripTips

The RWA's annual conference hits Denver, Colorado this month, and Jill Kemerer is here to share some of her top #ConTripTips

#ExclusiveFREERead

You read it here first! Our FREE READ for July is from Adite Banerjie, who brings us an exclusive scene from her upcoming romantic-comedy, Bombay Heights

#DifferentStrokes

Whether we recognize them or not, we all have our favorite archetypes. Holly March talks about two of the best known: Brooding Dukes and the Pamela.

#JulyWe HeartThis

Is it hard to pick one thing you love best? Have you a smorgasboard of favorites? Ali Williams celebrates all the things in life which bring her joy.

#RomanceAncestry

This month, it's all about the woman who blazed a trail for historical romance, as author Lara Temple discusses the style of Georgette Heyer.

#MyWorld

Doesn't everyone love to feel validated? PHS assistant editor, Sherri Skanes, catches us up with some life changes and the validation she recently experienced.

#Aspiring Authors

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