March 2019

Trish Wylie returns to update us on her writing progress and the tests she has faced along the way, some of which have brought her into art imitates life territory.


In a genre still dominated by women, Carolyn Hector Hall, Rachel Brimble and Farah Mendleson talk about how and why we should strive for inclusivity.


We asked Adriana Herrera how her work as an advocate for support for survivors of sexual abuse influences her writing. Does she still believe there can be Happy Ever Afters?


This month Rachel Dove, Aja and Reese Ryan share with us what to do when your only motivation is to put things off to the last minute!


Giving you the Industry Insight today is Norma Perez-Hernandez from Kensington Books. She is thrilled to be building a list with diverse authors and books.


At #UKRomChat we’re used to welcoming folk, but up till now it’s been to our weekly live Twitter chat. This month Eilidh K. Lawrence introduces you to the rest of the team and their history, and talks about some Raunchy Romans.


Holly March runs us through two archetypes that transcend gender bias and stereotyping to add to your arsenal of characters: The Detective and The Mentor.


Is writing about hard work or sending the right query at the right time? Adite Banerjie, Rhoda Baxter, and Lara Temple reflect on their careers, weighing the fortunate against toiling at the keyboard.

PHS Book Reviews

It's March book reviews time! And our #PHSBookReviews team has another great collection of reads to accompany the beginning of Spring!


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


When was the last time you were bored? Is boredom something you embrace, or dread? Kali Anthony talks about how some of your best ideas just might come during times when you have nothing to do...


Join Melissa Privette as she explores the Superman Family in novel form.

#Aspiring Authors

Our new PHS Aspiring Authors schedule was a great success in February, and we're even more excited to share March's events with you!


You read it here first folks! PHS's exclusive Free Read is an extract from Virginia Heath's The Disgraceful Lord Grey.