What Ingredients Create a Long-lasting, Satisfying HEA (Happily Ever After)—In Romance Novels and Movies, and In Life? It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m a romance author who’s been happily married more than twenty-two years. So, of course I’m thinking about relationships.
Need Book Recs? These Are the Five Best Romance Novels I Read In 2020, plus a Bonus Book Rec. It’s been a bizarre and disorienting year at best for most of us. As a result, maybe you’ve read more to
Why Is Writing Romance Easier for Me than Nonfiction During the Coronavirus Lockdown? How are you doing with your quarantine life? Are you getting into a rhythm and staying productive? Or forcing yourself to take a shower and get out
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
What’s So Special About Feminist Romance? I remember reading my first romance novel in my late teens. Or at least, I should say I remember the cover—the classic Fabio bodice-ripper—and a line about a turgid member and a deep, moist well