Romance Articles

Jan Cox Speas

Jan Cox Speas: One of My Heroes

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a writer or any other kind of artist you might like to take a look at Austin Kleon‘s Show Your Work! which addresses the pleasures and perils of creativity in the age of the Internet. One of his suggestions is for writers to share their influences. I regularly share... read more

Heraldry

Heraldry: London College of Arms

April 3, 2018 3:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Calling all romance novelists who write Medievals! You can brush up on your knowledge of heraldry by checking out the London College of Arms, aka College of Heralds, pictured above and located at 130 Queen Victoria Street. Heraldry: Origins A herald, or herald of arms, was originally a king’s or... read more

fridging

Fridging versus The Grieving Widower

March 23, 2018 2:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Fridging versus The Grieving Widower merits the subtitle: The Troublesome Pattern of Killing Off Female Characters. We writers know that the only thing as fun as creating a character is killing one off. Here I’d like to come to awareness of what we’re doing when we’re killing off a character,... read more