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Best Marketing Campaigns of 2019 (According to Me)

Best Marketing Campaigns of 2019 (According to Me)

With the end of any year always comes the inevitable Best Of lists. Me being a marketing geek, I can't let the opportunity pass me by to write up my own list--the Best Marketing Campaigns of 2019 (According to Me). That caveat at the end is important, because unlike...

World’s Top Economists: We Need More Storytellers

World’s Top Economists: We Need More Storytellers

A friend shared an interesting Washington Post article on Facebook earlier, the basic premise of which is that the world's top economists are saying we need more storytellers. Since 2008--aka the Great Recession--English majors are down 25.5% while STEM (Science,...

The Rise of Plus Size Heroines in Romance

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website.  Many moons ago when I was finishing grad school, I wrote a...

Jennifer Probst’s Searching for Beautiful: All the Feels

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website.   Every now and then we get lucky enough to read one of...

Friends to Lovers: The Moment the Light Bulb Goes Off

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website.   According to a recent RWA/Nielsen report, Friends to...

First Look: Jennifer Probst, Searching for Beautiful

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website.   Genevieve MacKenzie has her life completely under control....

First Look: Jennifer L. Armentrout, Forever with You

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website.   In the irresistibly sexy series from #1 New York Times...

First Look: Julia Quinn, Because of Miss Bridgerton

Note: This was originally a freelance blog post written for Heroes & Heartbreakers. When MacMillan shut down the community in 2018, they also removed all of the content that had been on the website. Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places... This...

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