Behind the Curtain: Why Does Romance’s Happy Endings Rule Make Me Panic?

There are a few topics in the writing world that never really fall out of circulation. They're contentious, sometimes for the most ridiculous reasons, sometimes for very good ones; the long-standing piracy debate is one of these, as well as the Venn Diagram topics of censorship, representation and sexuality. One of the repeating topics that … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Why Does Romance’s Happy Endings Rule Make Me Panic?

The Gremlin’s Library: Frostbite by J. Emery

I insist a lot of the time that I don't read romance, but that's not true. I can be tempted into romance books - I just frequently don't find them the kind of thing I can identify with. But damn, when romance is good, it is good. Frostbite is a novella (40,000 words total) but it doesn't feel … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: Frostbite by J. Emery