Today we are going to have a #followreader discussion on the issue of genre labels on Twitter wherein we have to express our opinion in 140 characters! I’m interested in hearing what you have to say in the comments below (fortunately unfettered by the Twitter character limit). Personally, I am ... more >
I often hear about authors’ critique groups. Some authors hire beta readers. Some rely on random readers and some have a trusted circle. Ian McEwan falls into the latter group. His first readers are poet Craig Raine, historian Timothy Garton Ash and philosopher Galen Strawson. Ian McEwan, it turns out, ... more >
LA Columnist Sonja Bolle is distressed that 10 year olds are reading the Twilight series because she thinks that it is “one long, bodice-ripping romance.” Bolle admits to reading, nay “devouring” the series. My guess is that Bolle hasn’t read one bodice ripping romance because, the Twilight series is all ... more >
more animals It seems only yesterday we were reading about various “traditionalist” attacks on Erotic Romance. Remember the graphical standards debacle? Or how about the accusations that GBLT and polyamorous Romance weren’t real Romance? But the intervening years have shown that Erotic Romance is not only a viable subgenre, but ... more >
Dear Ms. Summers: I know you’ve written books for Ellora’s Cave, Kensington and Harlequin, but I was unfamiliar with your work. I was excited to read Red due, in part, to its post apocalyptic setting and I was intrigued by the idea of: "What if Little Red Riding Hood and ... more >
I’m feeling the paranormal/fantasy fatigue. What are you feeling?