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The Write Stuff

(Write Stuff #1)

3.66  ·  Rating details ·  1,274 ratings  ·  155 reviews
From USA Today Bestselling Author, Tiffany King.

Twenty-two-year-old historical romance writer Nicole Blake, or N.S. Blake to her readers, hasn't taken an official poll, mind you, but she is convinced she may be the only romance author on the planet who is still a card-carrying member of the virgin club.Not that she hasn't tried to end her membership. Life just keeps fi
Kindle Edition, 306 pages
Published August 25th 2014 by A.T. Publishing LLC
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This book was clearly not for me. The cover was the first thing that caught my attention and the other thing that drew me in was... it was free. :)

It was rather boring and I'm not sure why I finished it. The only thing I can think of was that my OCD kicked in and I couldn't not finish it. I did notice that there's a second book in this series, but I think I'll pass on it. Just wasn't my cuppa.
Aug 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
In the latest from Tiffany King, we see a sexier side to her writing as we experience a story of a bright, quirky, yet insecure writer fall for the good-lookin’, ab-toting gorgeous cover model. This story is a coming together of two people living two very different kinds of lives, finding each other under unlikely circumstances.

Nicole spent her days and nights pounding the keyboard of her computer, putting stories to paper in hopes of continuing to live her dream. She was best known as NS Blake
C.C. Wood
Aug 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Okay, okay. Normally, I don't read New Adult. Hell, I didn't even like myself in my early 20's, why would I want to read about someone else's mistakes?

HOWEVER, I LOVED THIS BOOK! Loved it hard. Probably because Nicole reminded me so much of myself at that age. Although, I'd been married for 3 years by the time I was 22. (Yeah, I know. I started way young.) I liked that Nicole was a real person. She was flawed and insecure but still pretty damn grown up for a woman in college. She might be naive
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
I am really getting into these books where the literary world that we know and love is at the forefront of the plot. I have often wondered what happens behind the scenes and I am loving getting this insight. I always wondered whether any of these authors fall for their cover models but throw in a 22 year old virgin author and you know that the fun factor is going to be huge! Thoroughly enjoyed this book and despite a reading schedule I have dived into book 2...oops! (full review to come)
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Best Tiffany King book ever!  Add to that the New Adult genre and I was so sold.

Gorgeous blue eyed Alec is the cover model for Nicole's new book.  She really should have changed her clothes before she went to the shoot on the beach.  Fresh from her writing cave, she was one hot mess.  Her awkward state and his sexy good looks had her fumbling right into the waves.  Guess that wet t-shirts is gonna show him she not wearing a bra.  Could her day get worse?  Oh, it could.

A blind dat
Aug 26, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'd give this one 3 1/2 solid stars. This one was a harder one for me to rate. On one hand I liked the story, but when I compare it to Tiffany Kings YA books, especially 'Wishing For Someday Soon' which is one of my favorites, this one just falls short.

One thing I normally love about her characters is the way she writes her boys. But in this one the main character, Alec, does something SO incredibly horrible in the first few chapters it made me lose all respect for him (even though the scene in
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely adore this book.

Nicole makes me look normal and that's hard to do :p

I laughed.
"My legs had as much substance as cooked spaghetti. If he wouldn't have been holding me up, I would have fallen at his feet in a puddle."

I cried.

"The emotion I was feeling for him were as foreign to me as the Creole dishes we had eaten for lunch. Not to mention, it was too soon. I could be setting myself up for the biggest disappointment of my life."

I got pissed off.
"I felt like I'd somehow lost a part of
Oct 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, new-adult
It's no secret Tiffany is one of my favorite authors. So why in the world I waited as long as I did to read this... I don't even know! This book really sets itself apart from most other romances, because of how much I could relate to it! Well, not the finding an incredibly hot model part. Our main character is an indie author! As a blogger, I've worked very closely with several indie authors and had the immense privilege of hanging out with several of them this past summer at a conference!

I rea
Pamela Carrion
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Refreshing! A palate cleanse for your literately tongue. Tiffany has created a witty yet romantic story that will keep you laughing while you swoon. Nicole and Alec are adorable and even though their not so adorable meet and greet would leave any woman cringing, you can’t help but fall for both of them.

“I seriously needed to get a grip. I was acting like some sixteen year old virgin from Dorkville.”

With the right mix of well everything, Tiffany King has another winner! This book will pull you o
Nov 25, 2014 rated it liked it

3 ★s

This was just okay for me. It started off really good, I instantly liked the heroine. I liked all of the characters. There were some funny moments but it quickly got boring. Nothing really happens in the book and the heroine's thoughts were long winded. I found myself skimming, looking for just the convos.

Overall, it was alright. It was free so I won't complain too much. It's rare that I get a free book and actually like any of it. It gave me something to read while I was looking for somethi
Aug 27, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
This book was not as good as I thought it would be. I got my hopes up too high and was let down. I'm not saying it was bad, it just left me a little disappointed. It was funny and fun and I wanted angsty and sexy. It also bugs me when the guys a total buttwipe and the chick still can't keep her panties dry. So anyways, proceed with caution. :)
Dec 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5/5 very enthusiastic stars.

I loved the MC, the plot, the dialogue, the relationship, the love interest... everything.

This was just great.

Now, go get it. It was free on the Kindle.
Melissa Brown
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites-shelf
"Smart, snarky, sexy and fun. I couldn't get enough of this heartfelt contemporary romance. I laughed, I cried, and I loved it to pieces!!!! ...more
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Kindle freebie 2/23/16
Okay, okay.
It seems that I'm the only one who didn't like that much this book.
These are my reasons...

First of all, I HATE when the heroine's so weak! I hate it!
Alec would say "go there" and there she'd go, he'd say "come here" and then she'd come. Why did the author make her this way? Why?!


Second: Alec was an asshole. Fine, I'm exaggerating, but still. I actually dislike him from the first moment. There are some assholes in other books, and yet they make you fall in love with them, somehow. B
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
For many years now I have had a serious Author Crush on Tiffany King (It's okay she knows)

When I read the blurb, I wanted to read this RIGHT THEN! I love the whole concept of the story. I mean, come on you have a virgin and a hot guy, what could go wrong?

Then I stopped .... a virgin? .... a hot guy? .... hasn't this been done a million times? I became worried that maybe this was going to be too 'cookie-cutter'.

When I started reading I knew from 2% into the book this was going to be like nothin
Aug 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
ARC in exchange for a honest review...

Tiffany is one of the first author's books I fell in love with because of how fun and sweet her stories are. I have lost count of how many of her Amazing books I have read and will continue to read as long as she keeps writing.

We have Nicole who is quirky, awkward, and can be quite clumsy with an awesome sense of humor. She writes novels filled with romance, steam, and schmexy times but sadly she is lacking all these things in her own real life until she me
Nov 30, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: romance
From all of the high reviews, I know I am in the minority. I wonder
if I read the same book.

I found her writing very tedious and instead of moving the story along it just made me feel disconnected with the characters and plot.

Overall the story just seemed to be so immature.

The main sticking points I had with the story were the continuous
use of derogatory names by Nicole and Olivia.
Why the need to call each other slut bags, and whores ?
I don't know of anyone who consistently calls their BFF thos
Sep 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: swoon-worthy, steamy
I just adored this love story. It was cute, funny, and steamy. There were definitely some serious notes I didn't see coming at all, but best of all was the completely awkwardly adorable heroine that I totally related to. (I especially love the ode to Potter with a cat named Severus...Hehe) ...more
Not what I expected due the cover (never judge a book by its cover).

I totally could rely on the FMC's clumsiness. I even imagine myself during certain situations! lol!!!

Really, really funny, easy, breezy, entertaining reading!
The writing and plot were just flawless!

This is a book that will tear at your heart strings. Its filled with love, passion, and angst.

I absolutely loved it from cover to cover!

5 Amazing Stars
Aug 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
This book made laugh riotously, squirm ridiculously, and swoon like an eighteenth century maiden with a case of the vapors. Bravo, Tiffany King! (full review to come)
Ⓐlleskelle - teamSøren♗ ⊲I like big b00ks⊳
⭐️⭐️⭐️ 2.5 STARS ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mar 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: New Adult Romance Junkies
According to Amazon, I originally one-clicked this novel on November 27, 2014. That was so long ago, wow! Finally last weekend, I was in the mood for a novel with a virgin romance author trope and dove in.

I really liked the cover and how it tied in well to the story. I also loved all the what it’s like to be an indie writer details. Nicole Blake (or N.S. Blake to her readers) was living her dream as a young professional independent historical romance author while still in college pursui
Never Stop Reading or Dreaming
No! Absolutely not!

Okay I loved the premise of this book and thought it would be a favorite of mine. I was so wrong. The first five chapters the author tries so hard to be funny it's painful to read. However after that the book got really good and I thought it had redeemed itself. Then... spoiler... at 70% it comes out he has a kid! A freaking kid from a one night stand that turned crazy! AT 70% of the book. Are you freaking kidding me? I can look past the trying to be funny but when you throw a
Alicia Huxtable
Sep 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Let's just say, I consider this a perfect romance story. It's not love at first sight, no fights, kind of romance, this is real. And I thoroughly enjoyed it
Sheri (Tangled Up In Books)
Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books

I was ready to pre-order this book on the simple fact that it was by Tiffany King alone. But once I started reading the blurb I got through the the first line only, Nicole is not only a historical romance author but she also happens to be a virgin? Sold. Nope, I don't need to read any further because this book was just screaming fun and sexy read. And Tiffany King delivers those things and more. No joke, I inhaled this one. Once I cracked it open
Under The Cover
Come check out the reviews on my blog Under The Cover

This story went from good to not so good actually.

When I started reading it, I was really into the story. No not just because of the six-pack on the cover (though I have to admit, it might have caught my eyes for a minute there), but because the plot seemed quite even though a little predictable. I really liked Nicole's character and voice (I really liked her self-deprecating, sarcastic comments), the writing style, the pace of the story,
A Book Vacation
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To see my full review:

Oh. My. Goodness. If you’re looking for a sexy read full of laughs, then look no further that Tiffany King’s The Write Stuff. This amazing story pulled me in from the get go, and I loved how much I was able to connect with both the characters and the story itself, seeing the ins and outs of self-publishing as N.S. Blake begins to make a name for herself with her intoxicating stories. If you’ve never been to a mass signing or weekend b
Jhed Parico
Aug 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This review first appeared on When Books Defy Gravity.

How do I start this? Wow. Totally blew me away. I can't believe this. This book is totally awesome. I deeply felt every word that is written in this book. And it's like peering into the world of writers. Wow. It's like Nicole is my friend, and I'm Olivia, doing all the wonderful stuff to help my friend. Really. It's totally bizarre that I found myself reading it non stop. And when I finally do, there's like three chapters left before I finish
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USA Today Bestselling author Tiffany King is a lifelong reading fanatic who is now living her dream as a writer, weaving Young Adult and New Adult romance tales for others to enjoy. She has a loving husband and two wonderful kids. (Five, if you count her three spoiled cats). Her addictions include: Her iphone and ipad, chocolate, Diet Coke, chocolate, Harry Potter, chocolate, zombies and her favor ...more

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