How to write the perfect love letter

XOXO-Finding Mr. Brightside In my new book that I can’t seem to stop blogging about, Finding Mr. Brightside (scroll down to the bottom of this post for a chance to win a free copy), Juliette has a hard time expressing any feelings for Abram without immediately wanting to take them back. The love-related ones are particularly tricky for her. But maybe if she’d tried writing some sweet-everythings down in a letter, she could’ve reached the moment of truth sooner (before ultimately driving off to go shred the letter).

But how do you tell a person how you really feel on paper without freaking out both parties irreversibly? By taking a look at my below to-do’s and not-to-do’s, of course.

How to survive your next first kiss (in 7 sexy steps)

What's inside the box? A friend card! Don't keep the passion too close to your polo.Most of the time we’re too drunk nervous to enjoy our first kiss. This is the case for Juliette in my new book, Finding Mr. Brightside, who struggles with her tendency to vacuum the romance out of the room whenever the timing seems sexy enough for a lip lock — e.g., skinny dipping in the Atlantic. If only she’d had the below first-kiss tips, she might’ve jumped in (face first) a lot sooner. Live, learn, make out.

8 skinny-dipping tips for any inappropriately nude occasion

Don't forget to (carefully) grab yourself a skinny-dipping partner!
In my new book, Finding Mr. Brightside, Juliette and Abram find themselves having a skinny-dipping moment in the Atlantic ocean. By no means am I personally endorsing such body-baring pastimes, but if you absolutely must show what your mama still considers to be hers, arm and leg yourself with the below tips first.

1. When the person(s) you’re near water with suggest skinny-dipping as an option, don’t act too excited