I've been thinking a lot about magically connected mates in romance lately, in part because Leah and Drake share a "magical" connection in The Shift Series, but also just because it's a lot of fun to read (and maybe even more fun to write!) But why? Why is it so satisfying to read about two … Continue reading Magically Fated Pairs: Yay or Nay?
You love the escape and fantasy of shifters—but you dislike some of the less-than-woke themes that are common to the genre. You want a kick-ass heroine, a supportive hero (who isn't a giant jerk) and you want the gritty otherness that comes with the shifter sub-genre—but if you have to suffer through or DNF another … Continue reading 3 things to look for to spot Shifter Romances with less problematic themes
Every once in a while, you have an aha kind of moment. I love those. Recently, I found myself going down a bit of a rabbit hole after reading something one of my favorite authors wrote wherein she talked a little about the Romance publishing industry. Well, my curiosity and want to learn more about … Continue reading (This is not a think piece) About The Romance Genre