Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

great sexpectations

So, um, I’ve got a kinky book coming out in June. It’s one of those head-down, caution-to-the-wind type books. I wrote it – much as I write everything – because I wanted to read it. The role and portrayal of … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth

You’ve all probably heard of Dove’s #SpeakBeautiful campaign by now. If you haven’t, brief summary: Dove (parent company: Unilever) has partnered with Twitter to call out women who tweet “negative” (um, hello, subjective) things and to encourage (read: command) them … Continue reading

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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love “Alpha” Males: A Guest Post by Elisabeth Lane

Hi, everyone! Audra here. Elisabeth Lane, whom many of you know from Cooking Up Romance, is here to talk about fantasy love objects, alpha males, and relatable heroines. We’d love to hear your thoughts on her thoughts, so please feel … Continue reading

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