Why is our society so denigrating of physically strong women—whether Olympic athletes or not? She looks like a man… You don’t want to build bulk, you want to be lean… Skinny is healthy and desirable, fit and muscular is not…
Aug. 30, 2019 by stacyg6
Consent in Romance Novels – Sexy or Not Sexy? In the #MeToo era I’m always shocked to hear someone say they don’t think consent belongs in romance novels because it kills the mood. Sure, early romance novels featured plenty of
Jul. 12, 2019 by Stacy Gold
The Five Relationship Lies We’ve Been Fed for Years Hurt Everyone In my teens and twenties I was your typical relationship pessimist. My parent’s marriage seemed a thing of evil, and I couldn’t understand why anyone would get married voluntarily.
Jun. 13, 2019 by Stacy Gold
Are Romance Novels Selling Women an Unrealistic Fantasy of Fidelity, Respect, Hotties, and Orgasms? Just the other day, a man on Twitter (who claimed to be a lover of the romance genre) asked why all the men in romance novels
Loaded up our old VW bus with mountain bikes, kayaks, and our visiting 13-year-old nephew, and spent the past 5 days road-tripping, camping, and playing across #Colorado. #vanlife #mountainbike #mtbviews #wildflowers3
The high country keeps poppin’, wildflowers not stopping’. #wildflowerwednesday #mtbviews #mountainbiking #coloradophotography
Calling all debut authors over 50 who published a first book in 2021 and are, oh, maybe a little tired of new & emerging used as synonyms for young: I'm planning the annual 5 Over 50 feature @poetswritersinc. First-time authors who've seen a thing or two, I want to hear from you!
Spent the weekend camping at the river and enjoying our favorite niche sport of a niche sport—squirt #kayaking. The goal is to get you and your boat to stay underwater as long as possible. Good fun! #rivertime #whitewater #mysterymove #boaterchick