Monthly Archives: May 2012

Timey-wimey Wonk: A Rabbit Trail of Serendipitous Thought

One of the questions on our group interview for the HEA blog was whether historical romance is particularly suited to wonk. To which , of course, I answered yes, because the realities of the past were often so absurd by … Continue reading

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A Post Wherein Cara Apologizes for Killing People’s Moms

With Mother’s Day fast approaching here in the States, I’d like to use this post to apologize to moms. Firstly to my own mom, for any stretch marks she’s suffered on my behalf, and for the hormone-spurred grief I caused … Continue reading

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When Kinky is Wonky, and When It’s Not

I’ve been thinking lately about whether you can say a romance is wonky just because the central sexual relationship is unconventional, non-vanilla, or kinky. I’m leaning towards no. Take Samantha Wayland’s Destiny Calls, from Ellora’s Cave. It’s an erotic ménage … Continue reading

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