But the one thing that a book must have to count as a romance novel at all is either a Happily Ever After or Happily For Now. The reader goes into the story knowing that everything is going to turn out all right in the end, better than all right, no matter how dire the circumstances may seem.
I sat down with Candace Robinson to talk writing, passion, and her new book, The Bride of Glass!
At this summer's RWA17 I got to chat with the funny and totally wonderful Peggy Jaeger, author of Passion's Pallet! I'm excited to share some of her stories, tips on writing and info on the new book with you!
People often ask if there’s anything I would tell the younger-writer version of myself, any advice or information I wish I had known then, and the answer is a resounding yes. Start with one pen name.
I sat down with Jennifer Wilck to talk writing, passion and her book, Addicted to Love!
But despite all those things people tend to say about romance, reading it has made me a fundamentally better author, both in and out of the genre. These books are often escapist and fantastical, yes, but I have taken many important writing skills and themes away from them. Here are just a few.
Brockmann is an expert storyteller with remarkable skill at weaving several seemingly-incongruous narratives into a single story arc, and she creates unique and deeply human characters that it is a true pleasure to read about. I have only one problem with these books and it’s not Brockmann’s fault. They’re dated.