Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

Is it ever okay…? A question with Kary Rader

Amber: A while back I beta read a story for Kary Rader, the kind of story that sticks with you. So when I saw she’d published it and it was getting rave reviews, I asked her to stop by Wonkomance … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Heidi Belleau on Fucking Up and Being a Fuckup

Today, I’m excited to be presenting “On Fucking Up and Being a Fuckup” by Heidi Belleau, an essay on the subject of writing outside your comfort zone, taking risks, and fucking up. This piece originally appeared on Heidi’s own blog, Heidi … Continue reading

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In Cecilia Grant’s book A WOMAN ENTANGLED, Kate Westerbrook, of the disgraced branch of the Westerbrook family, is beautiful, has cultivated her beauty, too, like a crop meant to solve the world’s hunger problems. She understands, keenly, her beauty’s lack … Continue reading

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