Tag: paranormal romance

Forming a partnership

Film still, Jayne Ann Krentz, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Author Jayne Ann Krentz writes heroes and heroines who share her worldviews–and who are a little bit psychic.

Imagining a world

Film still, Nalini Singh interview

Careful worldbuilding is a sign of good writing in all romance novels, but it defines paranormal romance, says author Nalini Singh.

Enjoying the paranormal

Film still, Jayashree Kamble interview

Paranormal romance lets writers explore more than realistic subgenres.

When a book sings

Film still, Nalini Singh interview

Author Nalini Singh wrote her first single-title romance while working in Japan.

Ordinary magic

A black plaque with a checklist witch household chores

Do paranormal romance heroines have to know martial arts and wield ancient weapons? Allison Holz talks about writing more down-to-earth women.

Horror and romance

Film still, Aaron Bennett, Popular Romance Project

Aaron Bennett combines horror and romance in his stories. How do they go together?

Exploring difference

Film still, Eric Selinger, November 2012, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Why do we read and write paranormal romance? Scholar Eric Selinger suggests it lets us remove everyday social restraints.

Eye of the beholder

Film still, Nalini Singh, 2012, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

One woman’s villain can be another woman’s hero, says paranormal romance writer Nalini Singh.

Hieber’s perilous prophecy

Film still, Leanna Renee Hieber, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Leanna Renee Hieber reads at Lady Jane’s Salon.

Building worlds

Film still, Jessica Andersen, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Jessica Andersen describes how authors’ worlds can be based on research, personal experience, and pure imagination.