Courting the Romance

Courting the Romance

I’m writing about raven-style courtship rituals today. You see, it was my friend Amanda Johnston’s birthday the other day and I missed our usual tradition of writing each other something. In this case, it was a bit of softness, a bit of romance. I owed her...
Romantic Tropes and why I like them as a reader

Romantic Tropes and why I like them as a reader

“It just seems that most of what I’m reading in romance is the same thing over and over again,” I pointed out to my friend. “I mean, how many times can I read about two people hating each other but then coming to realize how much they love each other?”“Probably about...
Tropes for Romance

Tropes for Romance

“It just seems that most of what I’m reading in stories is the same thing over and over again,” I pointed out to my friend. “I mean, how many times can I read about two people hating each other but then coming to realize how much they love each other?” “Probably about...