Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

Hallelujah: Orgasm and Transcendence

The first time I heard Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah” was in my now-brother-in-law, Nick’s, apartment, where at the time, my husband and I hung out frequently, drinking wine, listening to music, and shooting the breeze. Nick had just bought kick-ass new … Continue reading

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Argue With Me

Not so very long ago, our beloved Mary Ann Rivers knocked all our Wonkomance socks off with her post on using classical appeals to back up your wonky love story. This post, which involved Shakespeare, Aristotle, and Star Trek: The Next … Continue reading

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Terrible Love: Cara McKenna’s AFTER HOURS

There is almost nothing more inexplicable than a 12 hour nursing shift. I mean, you’ll live a whole lifetime in a 12 hour shift, and you’ll be hungry at some point, and completely nauseated at some other point. At least … Continue reading

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