The Popular Romance Project
By Susan Rensing
Posted on July 30, 2013
In the early 20th century, romance fought a battle against eugenics in the U.S.
Topics: Beyond the Novel | Romance Scholarship
With Steven Axelrod
Posted on July 23, 2013
Agent Steven Axelrod describes the changes facing the publishing industry, from writers to agents to retailers.
Topics: Selling Romance
With Romance Authors
Posted on July 17, 2013
Where did your favorite authors grow up? What were their families like? Thirteen romance authors shared their pasts with the Popular Romance Project.
Topics: Writing Romance
By Amy Elizabeth Smith
Posted on July 11, 2013
Amy Elizabeth Smith had to decide how to balance editorial, public, and personal interests when writing about her own romance (and Jane Austen).
Topics: Romance Scholarship
Posted on July 9, 2013
To be a writer, you have to be a reader. What books did romance authors fall in love with when they were children?
Topics: Romance Community
By Luan Lawrenson-Woods
Posted on July 2, 2013
Why were love songs that ended in death popular among U.S. teens in the ’50s and ’60s?
Topics: Beyond the Novel
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