The Scandalously Improper Bucket List

Bucket List

The Scandalously improper Bucket list of Miss Phillipa Peppiwell, a Victorian Lady “I want to sail the oceans, ride a camel, explore the ruins of Venice, and eat French pastries for breakfast!” These are some of the bold words Miss Phillipa Peppiwell said to Lord Anthony Thornton in my newest release The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell. As a reader wonderfully stated in her … [Read more...]

Grace Burrowes ~”The Traitor” Kindle Fire Giveaway!

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Imperfect Women is excited to be featuring New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes this month. Her latest romance novel, The Traitor, releases August 5th and the book delivers a passionate, danger-filled Regency romance. Here is a little info on The Traitor: Title: The Traitor Author: Grace Burrowes Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher: … [Read more...]

The DIY Cover Shoot!

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One of the drawbacks of not having a big publishing house behind you is that you have to do your own author photos and cover designs. Mary T. Wagner shares how her cover shoot elevated the “do-it-yourself” experience to the realm of high comedy. by Mary T. Wagner There are a lot of up sides to being what I call a “DIY” author, one of the zillions of writers out there … [Read more...]

How to Live Happily Ever After with Super People

Super People

By Paula Altenburg Nothing is more humbling than being the Imperfect Woman who lives with Superman. My husband—fondly referred to as the Foreign Guy by our children—raises the meaning of the word competent to whole new levels.  He thrives on disaster. During a hurricane, the family voted him Most Likely to Survive an Apocalypse.  I, on the other hand, was voted Most … [Read more...]

Love Notes

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By Rachel Harris Accidentally Married On Purpose is the third book in my small town romantic comedy series, and while I’ve loved every single moment I’ve spent in Magnolia Springs, I confess this story is my favorite. Why, you may ask? Well, there are many reasons. Sherry has been a fan favorite since Taste the Heat, the first book in the Love and Games series, and I … [Read more...]

Writing and Living by the Seat of My Pants

Writing romance novels

By Kathleen Bittner Roth Some people have labeled me as intrepid because I’ve always been willing to forge ahead into the unknown. I may have stumbled and muttered, “Oops,” a few times, but looking back, I wouldn’t give up any of my experiences. Charting unknown territory has led to me to create a successful wellbeing center, to walk on fire, marry in a Scottish Castle, and … [Read more...]

Mixing It Up

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By Sally Clements I love writing romance, but I don’t like to be predictable. I like to explore and challenge expectations of ‘the perfect woman’ and ‘the perfect man’. In life, people come multiple varieties, and I like my heroes and heroines to reflect that. I like turning things around, mixing it up. My latest series for Entangled Publishing, the Under the Hood series, … [Read more...]

Put On Your Little Black Dress

Audrey Hepburn’s LBD

By Avery Flynn Throw open the doors to your closet and what do you find? Jewel tones? Pastels? Neutrals in every shade of taupe and gray? Patterns that are bright enough to give Betsey Johnson an epileptic seizure? What ever your style...there is one piece every closet needs: A little black dress. Picture your ideal LBD, what’s it like? If you’re like me it looks like … [Read more...]

I’m Not the Girl Everyone Thought I Should Be

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By Elizabeth Otto I am unorganized. Flighty. Forgetful. Moody. I procrastinate. I’m an introvert, and at times, become nearly manic in my need to create. Not necessarily such good traits, huh? Trust me; these lovely characteristics are things I’ve struggled with most of my life. Especially when it came time to embark on a career and you know, be an adult. I was always a good … [Read more...]