Random Musings: Society’s Subtle Subjugation of Women

Random Musings: Society’s Subtle Subjugation of Women

Feb. 8, 2018 by

On Purses and Makeup and Shoes and the Subjugation of Women and Their Dreams “Abandon the cultural myth that all female friendships must be bitchy, toxic, or competitive. This myth is like heels and purses — pretty but designed to

Random Musings: Alpha Males, Romance Novels & #MeToo

Random Musings: Alpha Males, Romance Novels & #MeToo

Nov. 28, 2017 by

Writing Steamy Romance Novels in the Age of #MeToo Recently, I read a fascinating article: “3 Cult-Classic Films That Reveal the Depth of Sexual Assault Culture in America”. One of the movies mentioned was Saturday Night Fever. I remember watching it

Random Musings: Sex Scenes in Romance Novels

Random Musings: Sex Scenes in Romance Novels

Nov. 14, 2017 by

Why I Write (and Like Reading) Steamy Sex Scenes in My Romance Novels When I tell someone I write steamy romance, I get one of two immediate, knee-jerk responses: a broad grin and conspiratorial gleam in the eye, or the

Random Musings: Unrealistic Expectations in Romance Novels

Random Musings: Unrealistic Expectations in Romance Novels

Jun. 12, 2017 by

Do Romance Novels Give Women Unrealistic Expectations about Relationships, Sex, and Significant Others? Until I started writing romance, I never even considered this a question. As a romance author, and someone who has been in a very happy relationship with