July 2018

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.


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.


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...


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.


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!


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.


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!


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


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


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.


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.


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.