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200. The Books That Made Us Romance Readers

Sarah, Amanda, Carrie, Elyse, and Redheadedgirl gather to talk about the book that made them romance readers, and the romance that changed their lives in some way. We of course start off with TMI discussions about pet farts, and ask really important questions like what would happen if Stephanie Plum

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199. Newsletters, Virtual Assistants, and RWA Workshops: An Interview with Mel Jolly

Sarah and Mel Jolly discuss the two workshops they’re giving at RWA: one on newsletters and one on hiring a virtual assistant. They discuss organization, newsletters, pens, time management, and building efficient habits. Mel also shares what books have rocked her world. NB: it’s slightly TMI in the beginning as

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198. Alpha Women, Heroine Friendships, and Paranormal Romance: An Interview with Shelly Laurenston

Sarah interviews Shelly Laurenston, and tries very very hard to keep herself together through the excitement. We talk about the book that brought Shelly into writing paranormal romance, and how her mother inspired her heroines. We talk about writing badass sisterhoods in romance, exploring different paranormal romance series, and

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197. Copyediting and the Power of Word Choices: An Interview with Sara Brady

Two episodes in a row with an abundance of Sara(h)s! Sara Brady is a copyeditor of many books, including many romances. Full disclosure: she copyedited my novella, Lighting the Flames. My entirely biased opinion: she does a terrific job. We discuss in depth what a copyeditor does, and how her

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196. Finding Community in Small Town and Big City Romance: An Interview with Sarah Morgan

Sarah chats with Sarah Morgan about American weather, the Berlin Love Letter Convention, and the importance and delight of meeting romance readers. They also discuss finding community in small towns and in big cities, and explore Sarah Morgan’s new series, From Manhattan With Love.

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195. A Special Podcast Episode: Helping Sassy Outwater

If you've been following us on social media, you might have seen that there's a crowdfunding campaign to help Sassy Outwater. Sassy's got ongoing medical craptitude, with seizures and medication changes and brain cancer "afterparty" as she calls it, all sorts of stuff that interferes with everything, including her ability

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194. Closing the Door at the Intersection of Religion and Sex: An Interview with Dr. Kristen Nielsen Donnelly

Sarah interviews Dr. Kristen Nielsen Donnelly, who studies women and religion in Northern Ireland, as well as religion in popular culture like video games and romance novels. She’s currently conducting sociological research into the intersection between romance novels and sex. This project began after many conversations with her mother about

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193. Let the Swoon Continue: An Interview with Lia from Lia’s Bookish Obsession

Sarah met Lia from Lia’s Bookish Obsession at RT in Las Vegas. When Lia told Sarah all the stories, Sarah begged her to be on the podcast so you too can enjoy: The Worst Librarian Story Ever. The Best Husband Story Ever. The Second Best Husband Story Ever. The Third Best

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