Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

The Romance Noveltron 5000™

I’m just home from a convention—the kind that’s 98% dancing and drinking and where “networking” is a dirty word yet “splooge” isn’t—and struggling to get my momentum back on the work-in-progress. So I wished aloud on Twitter that the urban … Continue reading

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Escape Into Wonk

Does wonkiness interfere with the escapist quality of romance? Or to put it another way, if you write heroes and heroines who are more real, whose conflicts are deeper and wounds more intense, do you risk waking people out of … Continue reading

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A Tale As Old As Time

One of my favorite tropes is decidedly unwonky – one might even say a tale as old as time. Romance is full of re-interpretations of the Beauty and the Beast trope… why? Probably most compelling is that the couple must … Continue reading

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