Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

Not your mother’s romance

My latest guilty pleasure is tweets by @eruditeromances. If you haven’t seen them yet, here’s the bio: A beacon in the dark. Like Georgette Heyer, but relevant. Probably a parody. #notyourmothersromance I like that they poke fun at me, because … Continue reading

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Queered Queer Romance and Narratological Geek-Out: A Guest Post by Sarah Frantz Lyons

We’re happy to welcome Riptide editorial director Sarah Frantz Lyons to Wonkomance today to talk about “queered” queer romance. Take it away, Sarah! ——— In my former life as an academic, I was a narratologist. I studied narrative structure, the … Continue reading

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Running for My Life

It’s not as hard as you’d think to lose a part of yourself. Usually, for me, it works the other way around. As I get older, I add more to myself. I become larger, in the Walt Whitman “Do I … Continue reading

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