The Deadline for Passionate Ink’s 2nd Annual Sexy Scribbles Contest is Dec 15! Give us their first meeting: their first kiss, or even their first time… We want to see your prowess at developing sexual tension in a scene of 3000 words or less. This contest is for published and unpublished authors. That’s right, UNpublished authors… Read More »
Passionate Ink members, nominations are now open for all board positions, including President, Secretary, and Treasurer. If you’re eligible to serve in these critical chapter roles, please see the member forum for information about how to be added to the ballot.
We’ve secured an editor from Carina Press (Harlequin) to review pitches from Passionate Ink members! Pitch Dates: Sept 12 – 16 Stephanie Doig, Assistant Editor at Harlequin/Carina Press, will be joining us and is particularly interested in Contemporary, Suspense / Thriller / Mystery, BDSM / Ds, LGBT, Menage / Poly! For details, and to join in, visit our member forums!… Read More »
The Horse List by Anna Lores Recently divorced from an abusive husband still intent to control her, Ava Black has two weeks before she moves back to her conservative hometown. Encouraged by her best friend, she resurrects the wish list she started as a young girl when her number one desire was her very own horse.… Read More »
Congratulations to this year’s 16 finalists! ***See the full list on the Plume finalists and winners page.*** The 2016 winners will be announced during the RWA national conference in San Diego. Check back next week to learn who the category winners are and also the recipient of the inaugural “Out of the Bedroom” creative sex… Read More »
We’ve secured an editor from Loose Id to review pitches from Passionate Ink members! Pitch Dates: July 4 – 8 (extended to July 11!) Heather L Bosch Senior Editor at LooseId, will be joining us and is particularly interested in Futuristic/Sci-fi and Paranormal/Fantasy genres, but she’s open to anything! For details, and to join in, visit our member… Read More »
Imperial Warriors: Two Scorching Tales of the Roman Empire a mini-anthology by Regina Kammer Ancient Warriors… Muscles flexing under sun-burnished skin as thick arms wield swords, battle axes, or bow and arrow. Brawny, fierce, and intensely loyal to their cause, king, or god. Alpha heroes romanticized through the lens of history. …of the Roman Empire… Read More »
We’ve secured Decadent Publishing to review pitches from Passionate Ink members! Pitch Dates: June 20 – 24 Kate Richards, Senior Editor at Decadent Publishing, will be joining us and is open to ANY genre of erotic romance! For details, and to join in, visit our member forums! If you’re not a member yet, click here to join.
Marie Force: Self-Publishing 101 for Romance Authors By A.C. Rose Many romance authors want to be New York Times bestselling author Marie Force when they grow up, and learn all they can from her success. She’ll be leading a special workshop for Passionate Ink June 13th through 18th, called Self-Publishing 101 Virtual Workshop with Marie Force. It is… Read More »
Most Passionate Plume preliminary round judging packets went out via email during the last week of April. Scores have been coming in steadily—thank you, judges!—but we do want to ensure that all books are accounted for. Scores are due back on 5/31, but we understand that sometimes, monkey wrenches get thrown into the works. If… Read More »