I was honored to deliver the keynote speech at the NJ Romance Writers Conference about Why Romance Matters. This is that speech. Have a listen. And a read.
My mom famously insisted that I read romance novels, starting with the books on this syllabus.
In which I announce my new series that is not set in the Regency but does feature a duke…
Romance fans have long loved the genre for its unapologetic celebration of female power and sexuality. Now, more and more writers are beginning to consider the ways in which their work can offer not just a happy ending, but a powerful statement. I have things to say in this piece.
That time Hillary Clinton disparaged romance novels and I encouraged Romancelandia to make a list of #RomanceNovelsForHillary
I don’t usually read or share reviews except for this one, which calls WHAT A WALLFLOWER WANTS the ground-breaking romance novel for the #MeToo movement.
Derision for the genre might have as much to do with the bodice as the ripping. I am quoted in this piece on the politics and passion of bodice ripping.