One of the themes my Romance Novel series explores is the Tragic Greek Hero. In one line my Hero laments, “It was best not to think about life as a mortal. Because heroes never got happy endings.”
I wanted to take the time today to expand on this a little bit. So often we are told that heroes get happy endings: They slay the dragon, save the damsel, live happily ever after. Happy endings are certainly expected in Romance Novels (and spoiler, my stories all have happy endings) but for Greek heroes that often wasn’t the case.
Continue reading ” The Tragedy of Greek Heroes: Part One”
My current project explores ancient Greek heroes and ancient Greek mythology in a modern setting. I’m a long time fan of romance novels featuring grizzly Scotsmen, devilish dukes, and buff athletes, but I have also always been a fan of the ancient Greek men.
Why make these men the subject of romance novels? Well, let me list the ways…
Continue reading “The Appeal of Greek Romance”
Happy Pride Month everyone! Now is the perfect time to recommend some of my favorite LGBTQ historical books.
I have a deep love for historical LGBTQ books, mostly because they show that queer people have existed since the dawn of time and I find different eras posed their own unique problems that are different contemporary queer romance . While there are a lot of ones that take place in England I’ve made sure to start with some different time periods and different countries first.
Continue reading “Historical LGBT Books That Inspire Me!”
In honor of the new Book Club movie I thought I’d write about my own experience with Book Clubs and how they have changed my relationship with other women and books.
Continue reading “The Importance of Book Clubs”
One last event that celebrates romance novels and their grand following. It was time for me to say hello to RT Convention and goodbye at the same time.
Continue reading “Goodbye Romantic Times”