Author Archives for Julie Andresen

Cinematic Savannah, GA

February 24, 2017 1:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title Image: Forsyth Park, Savannah Stop #2 on our road trip: after Charleston came Savannah, an easy few hours along scenic Low Country back roads. Quick: What do Juliette Gordon Low, Johnny Mercer and Paula Deen all have in common?


Charleston, SC

February 21, 2017 2:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title Photo: The Battery – Charleston, South Carolina My friend, Delia, came all the way from Bucharest, Romania to attend the Gender, Sexuality, Feminism and the Romance Novel symposium, which I hosted at Duke University on February 10. (More on that event in a later blog.) After that it was:... read more


Repost: Romance Subgenres

February 17, 2017 2:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s still Valentine’s Day week! So I thought it would be fun to share my overview of all the different types of romance novels. Look out for a couple updates to contributions I have made to these categories since I first wrote this post.  My quest as a romance writer... read more


Romance Novels and The Rubenstein Library

February 7, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Title Image: Main entrance to the Rubenstein-Perkins-Bostock Libraries, West Campus, Duke University On February 10 I am hosting the Gender, Sexuality, Feminism and the Romance Novel symposium at Duke University. It will be held in the East Campus parlors of the East Duke Building from 2:00 – 5:00.


A Writer’s Buried Treasure

January 31, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We writers regularly give ourselves gifts – whether we’re initially conscious of them or not – in the form of buried treasure. As we write, we leave ourselves breadcrumbs, just like in the fairy tale. But unlike in the fairy tale, there are no birds to eat them. And our... read more


Five Questions with Alisha Rai

January 27, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I’m having so much fun connecting with all the smart authors and bloggers I’ve met online. This is the latest entry in my series of conversations with other romance authors, who join us to share about their creative process, their habits, their inspiration, and more. Our guest today is Alisha Rai who... read more