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Passionate Inkers,

Whether you are an existing member, returning member, or simply a fan, we here at Passionate Ink want you to CELEBRATE! No matter how small the accomplishment, finding time to find joy is important to grow. 

Looking back on our first year as an independent organization, we have accomplished so much in exciting ways!. Foremost is re-opening membership to ALL writers of passion. There are new offerings exclusive to members like the Writers Salon, and Author Chat; and we retained great annual events like our annual charity anthology and the Passionate Plume Contest, with an expanded list of entries.

Members get access to monthly Happy Hour and all new courses in 2022.

Before I close, I'd like to say this. I'm astounded by the growth I've witnessed around me. Whether it is in writing skills, career growth, mentoring, or membership, it is around us every day. 

President, Passionate Ink

Here are the members of your 2022 board with their emails in case you would like to contact us:

President: Ashley Bostock,
Vice President: Jordyn Kross,
Marketing Liaison: Calia Wilde,
Secretary: Raisa Greywood,
Treasurer: Mira Noire,
Workshop Director: Jennifer Noseworthy,
Webmistress/Admin: Mira Noire,
Membership Engagement: Ryan Osborn

Meet your 2022 Passionate Ink Board

  • President: Ashley Bostock 
    I love quotes, they are so empowering. One of my favorites is by Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t—you’re right!”  It reminds me that I am in charge of a lot of things within my writing career, whether that be marketing or craft or the ability to commit to learning new things or releasing x number of books a year. I am in charge of my growth even if it’s sometimes out of my comfort zone.
  • Vice President: Jordyn Kross
    This year, I recommitted to being the Vice-President because of all the potential I see in Passionate Ink. The growth that we have made as a chapter in the past year has been outstanding—we became an independent writers' organization, fostering community and professional growth in our membership. By concentrating our efforts on creating a membership-focused organization with a singular vision to provide what our members need or want to grow, Passionate Ink has become and will continue to be stronger and more impactful in the writing community as a whole. I'm incredibly honored to be part of this effort.
  • Vice President, Marketing & Communications: AR Case 
    Growth never stops. Benjamin Franklin is attributed as saying, “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” I want to learn and grow for as long as possible.
  • Secretary/Membership Director: Raisa Greywood 
    “Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.” — John Lennon
  • Treasurer: Mira Noire
    “Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.” — Anne Sullivan
  • Workshops Director: Jennifer Kayne
    “Sticking to good habits can be hard work, and mistakes are part of the process. Don't declare failure simply because you messed up or because you're having trouble reaching your goals. Instead, use your mistakes as opportunities to grow stronger and become better.” — Amy Morin
  • Membership Engagement Director: Ryan Osborn
    My favorite quote is, “Wisdom begins in wonder” — Socrates
    How it relates to growth: Have you ever seen a magic trick and have that spark of wonder that makes you ask how do they DO that? That wonder inspires you to try new things and opens your eyes to methods you didn’t know before. When I joined PI that was my moment of wonder. I’m grateful for that spark that has helped me grow.
  • Website/Technical Director: Deni Dawson
    “Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.” —William Butler Yeats

Monthly Milestones

  • HAVE GOOD NEWS TO SHARE? Did you hit a publishing milestone? Place in a contest? Share your writing news with us! Email to be featured in our next newsletter.

Passionate Ink Happy Hour January 14 7PM CST

Get involved, get advice, and get connected with your fellow Inkers! 

Don't miss the "Write Good, Write Well — Demystifying the Editing Process" workshop January 19th!

There is a small fee for this workshop. The non-member price is $20, member price is $10, Visit our Forum for the workshop link.  

Don’t miss the discussion!

Join your fellow Passionate Ink members on Wednesday evenings through January to take a deep dive into the book, “The Heroine’s Journey” by Gail Carringer.  

The spotlight is on you! 

New to Passionate Ink? It is time to introduce yourself. Just answer a few questions and we'll do the rest. Our interview form makes the process easy. Your interview will be featured in future newsletters. We love learning about you and your work, whether you are a prolific and published writer or just starting out. Click the red button to get started.

Thank you to all who have sent profiles—they will appear here over the next few months. 
Interview Form

Ainsley became a writer in traditional comic book legend fashion. She quotes her writing origin story as inspired by her law school nemesis. When not curtailed by villains or that which will remain NAMELESS (cough, cough — wait, that's a hint, DRAT) her alter ego as an American living in Vancouver Canada wears the capes of a professional little league spectator, and traveler. 

To first-time writers she says, “The hardest book to write is your first one."

When asked about that imaginary parrot leaning over her shoulder, she says it squawks, “I can't see!"

She attributes her success to being able to write quickly. She advises to not get bored. "I make myself write every day 1,500 to 2,000 words even if it's crap." To date, she is best known for her Tech Billionaire series. She adores writing Romantic Suspense and is currently working on two series.  

Learn more about Ainsley

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Member New & Upcoming Releases

Congratulations to the following Passionate Ink authors on their new releases!

My One and Only 

An AMR anthology with Calia Wilde

Release Date: January 28, 2022

Vow of Protection CoverCalia's short story, “Two Right Shoes” in MY ONE AND ONLY is releasing on January 28, 2022.

Claire is always ready for life’s curveballs until her dream promotion is offered on April Fool’s day. While the offer looks legit, she adds a backup plan just in case. But instead of a licensed survival instructor on-site, a hunky former video blogger she’s always had a crush on arrives instead.

Love, Life and Passion. Come along for the ride as you read stories from:

Linzi Basset - The Shape Of You
Calia Wilde - Two Right Shoes
K.L. Ramsey - Swipe Right
Ivy Penn - Pinky Promise
Harper Ray - The Royal Knight
K.D. Latronico - Who I Was
Margy Millet - Rekindled Love (Lamboy Investigations Book 1)
Robin Andrews - Don't Ask...
AJ Downey - Windward Hearts
Nathalie ML Römer - Once Again
Kate Banco - Unexpected Love  


For more information: CLICK HERE


Temptation Deep

By Ashley Bostock

Release Date: November 30, 2021

Vow of Protection CoverHaving my best friend’s daughter walk in while another woman was on her knees pleasuring me isn’t something I planned. Quinn watches me finish. Without shame, I hold her gaze and never look away.
Now, all I can think about is Quinn and how easy it would be to give in to temptation. She wants me more than anyone has ever wanted me. She’s gorgeous, intelligent, and young. She also has a zest for life that I’ve somehow let pass me by.

As her boss, I see her every day. My resistance is slipping.

I’m a good man.

But even good men have their faults.

Quinn will be mine. 

For more information: CLICK HERE


Vow of Protection

An AMR anthology with Calia Wilde

Release Date: November 30, 2021

Vow of Protection CoverCalia Wilde is proud to present her short story "The Town Princess" in this talented line of motorcycle authors. This short story is an irreverent romp through the twists and turns of a bad boy biker and the town princess he's vowed to protect.

Millions are on the line and the secret that has kept Sprout and Danielle on opposite sides of the town's battle puts Danielle in danger. A whodunnit with humor and biker mayhem.

Discover this anthology where when the main characters give a vow, they try their hardest to fulfill it. 


For more information: CLICK HERE


Love Under a Diamond Sky

By Katherine McLellan

Release Date: October 12, 2021

The Redemption book coverMusic, diamonds, or love that lasts forever.

Live by the rules and no one gets hurt has been her mantra. And it’s worked until a music festival in Denmark. The weeklong concert is Clare Hadley’s first chance to break loose of the rigid routine which has controlled every aspect of her life since before she was born. The passionate affair with smoldering Russian Alexander Kirillovsky is meant to be a fond memory but her heart won’t let go of Alexander. Upon her return to New York, her world falls apart when she becomes the main interest of the Russian mafia, an organization hell-bent on seizing control of the diamond mines and they'll use Clare to do it.

In Clare, Alexander finds someone who loves him for himself, not for the limitless fortune he will one day inherit. He must fight to save Clare but also decide which is more infinitely valuable – her love or his inheritance?

For more information: CLICK HERE


We'd Like to Help

Readers, are you looking for your next favorite author?

Authors, are you looking to connect with more readers?

The following sites are beneficial to everyone and sponsor books with all levels of heat!

Verve Romance
Pillow Talk Books 
Red Feather Romance 
Choosy Bookworm
Romance Lives Forever Blog
Eden Books

Most of these sites are free to readers, however some do charge the authors.  To learn more about these different venues go to our blog located here.

Do you know of other beneficial sites for authors?  Let us know at:

Member Resources

PI is only as strong as its members, so please make the most of your Chapter. Here are a few ways to get involved.

Network with published authors in your genre

Take advantage of a special PI, members-only benefit and join us on the Passionate Ink Forum. Share your news, meet with the movers and shakers of the genre, pitch your work directly to editors and agents, view special chats with experts in the field, and help us keep our community vibrant. 

Join our Facebook group

Join PI's members-only Facebook group, Passionate Inkers. Hang out and chat with us, share your successes, frustrations, tips, and tricks, and get to know your chapter!

Volunteer for our chapter!

There are several ways to volunteer, whether assisting with the Passionate Plume contest or helping us out with other initiatives including our conference. Please email to learn how you can help.

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