In this episode, I interview Caryn Radick, who is a Digital Archivist in the Special Collections and University Archives at the Rutgers University Libraries. We discuss library archives and what they do - and what’s in them. Plus, Caryn has been working on a research project about how romance writers
First, this is a NSFW podcast in the middle, so wear your headphones! Once you hear mention of chocolate pie, grab those earbuds. No lie. Meka is a longtime romance reader, and we talk about everything in this episode: reading nine books a week, talking to your coworkers about danger
On my way out of the hotel after RWA this year, I rode the escalator with Esi Sogah, who is a senior editor at Kensington. Esi has been working on romance for her entire career as an editor, and I thought she’d make a great podcast guest - I hope
Sarah chats with Ashleigh Gardner, who is the Head of Content at Wattpad. You may remember that Wattpad sponsored the podcast transcript recently, and while emailing with them about it, I learned about some of the trends and popular stories they're seeing among their writers in the romance section. Ashleigh
Sarah and Jane chat with bestselling author Susan Donovan about her writing process, her contemporary series, and writing character driven romance. We also discuss cover art, “gentle fiction,” how her illness affected her writing, and we get some surprise information about dinosaur holiday anthology.
This week, Sarah chats with Sonali Dev, and her dog Simba, about romance reading, romance writing, increasing the diversity of romance in just about every respect, applying Bollywood film structure to romance, and we get some in-depth knowledge about her series. Do not miss her theory about publishing your first
Continuing our series of reader interviews, Sarah chats with Tina Chaney, a longtime romance fan, about discovering romance, mystery favorites, living in Kentucky, and reader shaming. They also talk at length about Tina’s favorite books, and about pet peeves like “danger boner.”
This week, Sarah chats with writer Kelly Faircloth from Jezebel, who has authored several kicking articles about the romance genre. They discuss writing about romance from a journalism perspective, the purposes of sexuality in romance, the shame visited upon romance readers, and the history of some of Kelly’s articles, as