The Popular Romance Project
With Shelley Bates
Posted on July 3, 2014
Author Shelley Bates walks a mile in the shoes of her Regency, steampunk, and Amish characters, literally.
Topics: Writing Romance
With Jayne Ann Krentz
Posted on June 18, 2014
Author Jayne Ann Krentz writes heroes and heroines who share her worldviews–and who are a little bit psychic.
With Robyn Carr
Posted on April 10, 2014
Author Robyn Carr read and was inspired by romantic historical fiction in the days before the romance genre bloomed.
Topics: Romance Community | Selling Romance
By Natalie Duvall
Posted on December 12, 2013
What makes the Regency appealing to modern women? The clear rules of social propriety, says Natalie Duvall.
Topics: Romance Community
With Deb Werksman
, Dominique Raccah
Posted on May 21, 2013
How did one publisher acquire the rights to Georgette Heyer’s novels? With good luck and determination!
Topics: Selling Romance
By Eloisa James
Posted on April 9, 2013
We know what sounds ‘manly’ in the modern day. But, Eloisa James asks, how do you write a man talking to other men in historical settings?
With Sarah MacLean
Posted on March 21, 2013
How do romance readers and writers share the books they love? Sarah MacLean shares her work at Lady Jane’s Salon in NYC.
By Joan Marlow Golan
Posted on February 21, 2013
Add a faith element to a sweet romance novel, and you have inspirational romance.
With Deeanne Gist
Posted on February 12, 2013
In historical romances, the clothing may not make the man or woman, but it can speak volumes.
Topics: Romance Community | Writing Romance
By Lauren Willig
Posted on January 24, 2013
How do publishers decide genre labels? The Secret History of the Pink Carnation is and isn’t historical romance, chick lit, and literary fiction.
Topics: Selling Romance | Writing Romance
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