Meet This Author: Melinda Curtis

Q: You mentioned you write both as a traditional and indie published writer. Tell us, readers, about your experiences as both. Writing for one of the big publishing houses is like taking a meal order from Meg Ryan’s character in When Harry Met Sally – you need to write what they want and edit to their preferences.... Continue Reading →

Review: Mastering the Process From Idea to Novel

Synopsis: As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful--and prolific--novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel.For many writers, the biggest challenge is figuring out how to take that earliest glimmer of inspiration and shape it... Continue Reading →

Urban Lit Magazine Issue 

The 2017 June Issue above has just been released.  76-pages of content. Featuring both bestselling and indie authors.  A variety of genres and fun articles.  Interested in reviewing a free copy, please, email: & use review copy in the subject line. All reviews must be posted within 2-weeks. Reviewers will be asked to send... Continue Reading →


We have gone through a lot of changes...some faster than others. We have been experimenting with what works best for everyone and for ourselves. Recently, we have updated...our website's name and URL. Prices and services will be changing once more  and after the final changes are made prices will be locked in for the services... Continue Reading →

Editing & Proofreading Serives

Our fees for all editing services are: Editing  - $0.015 per word (if editing single pages only) Proofreading Service for Novellas - $15.00 USD. Proofreading Service for Novels - $30.00 USD. Critiquing Service - $10.00 USD. Developmental Editing Service - $30.00 USD. Research Service - $25.00 USD. Article Writing Service - $5.00 USD per article... Continue Reading →

Love Scenes!

Having trouble writing those love scenes in your romance novel? Practice, practice and practice! Here's a sample: Just as I was expecting the pain, he moved moved his mouth right over my sweet spot. His breath was hot and the anticipation of what was next, drove me insane. "Are you ready?" He asked. "OMG! Yes,... Continue Reading →

Open Submissions:

Open Submissions to all self-published and new emerging writers. I am a senior publisher for Pulse LLC. I am currently looking for the following genres to publish: - Historical Romance - Contemporary Romance - Paranormal Romance - New Adult - Romantic Suspense - Romantic Thriller - Romantic Comedy - Chicklit - Christian Romance - YA... Continue Reading →

Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) Contest! A Fundraiser & A Way to Get Published!

Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) 21st Annual Ignite the Flame Contest All entries must be electronic. The COFW Ignite the Flame Contest will begin accepting entries on June 1, 2015.  All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on July 15, 2015. Entrants must be unpublished in book-length fiction (minimum 40k) in the last... Continue Reading →

Contest for Writers from Writer’s Relief!

The Writer’s Relief Review Board Is Now Open For Submissions— But Only Until Thursday, April 16. We’re currently accepting new clients, but first you must receive Review Board approval. Our Review Board is accepting work in the following genres only: > Novels and memoirs > Poetry > Short stories and narrative nonfiction (personal essays) Space... Continue Reading →

Today, is Pi Day!

      To celebrate Pi Day, we are hosting a writing prompt contest. All participants must email their writing to us at: Must be written in English. And must include the prompt in their writing. Also, each entry must have the author's first and last name, email, and word count. This enables us... Continue Reading →

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