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2022 Passionate Ink Anthology Coming Soon

Posted on Aug 11, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Anthology

The Passionate Ink Board of Directors is excited to announce that we will be releasing the 2022 Passionate Ink anthology on October 18, 2022. This project is paid for by Passionate Ink to support ProLiteracy and to mentor unpublished or newer authors through the publishing process. This year’s anthology has a winter holidays theme and… see more

Kindle Vella- What Is It and Is It Right for You?

Posted on Jul 9, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

In July 2021, Amazon introduced a new storytelling option – stories told one small chunk at a time. Kindle Vella short episodes are meant to give readers the option of reading during short breaks in their day. The new platform is a way for readers to discover new fiction and a new way for authors… see more

2022 Passionate Plume Winners

Posted on Jun 6, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Passionate Plume!   Contemporary Erotic Romance – Long Mint to Be by Madelynne Ellis Contemporary Erotic Romance – Short The War Within – Barb Simmons Erotic Fiction The Lodger: That Summer by Levi Huxton Historical Erotic Romance Olivia and the Masked Duke by Grace Callaway Speculative Erotic Romance… see more

Marketing and Branding Workshop

Posted on May 23, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Marketing and branding aren’t the same thing, though many people think they are. Branding is a subset of marketing, but both are necessary to make sure your story gets the attention it needs to stand out from the publishing crowd. In this course you’ll learn about different techniques – some that you as the author… see more

2022 Passionate Plume Finalists

Posted on May 21, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   2 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

The Passionate Ink board and the Passionate Plume committee are pleased to announce the 2022 Passionate Plume finalists. This year we filled seven categories: Contemporary Erotic Romance – Long, Contemporary Erotic Romance – Short, Erotic Fiction which included our BDSM entries, Historical Erotic Romance, Speculative Erotic Romance, Steamy Romance, and our pre-published category, Virgin. Thank… see more

Summer Writing Salon/Workshop

Posted on Apr 28, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   2 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Marketing. Branding. Author Platform. Social Media. Advertising. Say these words to most authors and they break out in hives, or at least a strong case of I-Don’t-Wannas. Some of us think we can get around it by only publishing traditionally. (Do you hear the laughter? It’s coming from New York). Ultimately, your marketing, your branding,… see more

Kickstarter for Authors

Posted on Apr 24, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   1 Comment | Posted in Uncategorized

Did you see that Brian Sanderson made oodles of money on his kickstarter campaign? Did you know that other Passionate Ink members have run successful Kickstarter campaigns? Have you tried it? Have you thought about doing a kickstarter campaign to achieve a new goal? Maybe get your audio books started? But you weren’t sure what… see more

Writing BDSM (the proper way) with Cassandra Carr

Posted on Apr 14, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Writing BDSM stories the proper way is absolutely crucial so you don’t put a reader’s life in danger. BDSM can be a lot of fun, but making sure you portray everything in a realistic but safe way is important for both you and your reader, not to mention the story itself. In this workshop we’ll… see more

First Chapter with Tiffany Reisz

Posted on Mar 20, 2022 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Passionate Ink is pleased to host a unique workshop on the power of strong openings and the secrets of a fantastic first line, first paragraph and first chapter April 23, 2022 @ 11A CDT with Tiffany Reisz. Does your first line capture attention? Does your opening hook agents and editors? Does your “Look Inside” compel… see more