Why aren’t these books marketed as romance novels and why do so many stories have love-story plots or subplots but scoff at the ones that do so intentionally?
It’s not glamorous, not yet. I work too hard and I’m stressed about deadlines, but I don’t go into an office, I don’t dress up every day, I don’t have a thankless position somewhere. I’m my own boss, I set my own office hours and I write for a living.
But nearly three years have passed and my love for the romance audiobook has grown out of control. Here are some of the reasons I swear by audiobooks.
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This is the only industry where those who don’t have to be nice, are.
We have somehow squeezed an incomparable number of dukes, earls, marquesses and barons from nine short years of English history. And to that, I have to ask, what about literally all the rest of time?
Romance novels have now gone from a treat, to the best form of research in the world. The more I make an effort to dive deeply into this industry, the more I realize that it’s really fucking big.