Author Archives: Ruthie Knox

About Ruthie Knox

Ruthie Knox writes witty, sexy romance novels for grownups. Read more >

If This Is Love, I Hate It: The Windflower, an Epic of Wonk

One of the most beloved historical romances of all time begins with the line, “Merry Patricia Wilding was sitting on a cobblestone wall, sketching three rutabagas and daydreaming about the unicorn.” Rutabagas and unicorns. In the first sentence. Does it … Continue reading

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The Sexual-Romantic Politics of Star Trek

I am a big fan of Star Trek. Not the original series — I have to admit, I’ve never watched the original series on purpose, though I suspect I soaked up a lot of it accidentally as a kid, since … Continue reading

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Guest Post — Kate Bush: Thirty Years of Wonk

Please welcome the wonderful, wonktastical Penelope Merrin, who is visiting today to favor us with a guest post about musician/artist Kate Bush! ——— “Normal” is not a word most people would use to describe singer/songwriter Kate Bush. Over the course … Continue reading

Posted in Life & Wonk, Music, Talking Wonkomance | 4 Comments