Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

Let’s talk about Sexplanations

Welcome back from the winter holiday! Today’s post will be short-ish, because I only have one goal here: to heartily recommend the work of Dr. Lindsey Doe, host of Sexplanations. If you’re already a fan, you’ll know why there’s so … Continue reading

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We Look the Same on the Inside: A Guest Post by Audra North

Today I have the privilege of welcoming back “friend of Wonk” Audra North back with a personal essay on race, reading, writing, and romance. Take it away, Audra! ———— I’m a mixed-race kid. A hapa, born in the late ‘70s, … Continue reading

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Mmph ~ Language, Charles Baxter, Serena Bell

I’m convinced that there is a wordless place inside of us that receives story. In my imagination, it’s like an atrium, but more sentient and responsive. Maybe something like a heart’s atrium, which also receives what is vital and live. … Continue reading

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