Author Archives: Ruthie Knox

About Ruthie Knox

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

Constraints and Freedom: The Wonky Appeal of Category Romance

People love to slag off romance, and they love to slag off category romance most of all. “Those books are all the same,” they’ll say. Forgettable. Trashy. Full of the same ol’, same ol’ recycled tropes, time after time. But … Continue reading

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On Escapism in Historical Romance, Part II

So I am having this epiphany about escapism and wonkomance — about what I most want to read, and what I most want to write — and it’s all Erin Satie and Courtney Milan’s fault. Blame them for all these … Continue reading

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Happy Wonkoversary To Us!

And the winner is . . . Sarah Wynde! Thanks to everyone who commented, and to all of you who read, whether erratically or faithfully. We’re so grateful for your visits. ——— One year ago today, Wonkomance launched with an … Continue reading

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