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At this time of year I always feel that endings and beginnings are colliding like two weather fronts and brewing up a giant storm in my life. On the one hand, there’s end of term business: I’m grading papers and … Continue reading

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Directed Reading? The Romance Author and Her Audience

There’s been lots of tweeting about this Ravishly interview with Kathleen Gilles Seidel today, and I said it would be a great topic for further discussion on a blog post, so of course I found myself volunteering to write one that … Continue reading

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Recent Reading: Summer Break!

This is probably three posts’ worth of stuff, but I’m dumping it all at once because I’m about to go on summer vacation hiatus and I’m too lazy to schedule separate posts. I tried to provide good headers so you … Continue reading

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A Little Beauty in the Middle of Chaos

There’s been a lot of awful news this week. But in the middle of that, beauty and joy persist. Here are a few things that reminded me of that. Rabih Alameddine’s Tweet Stream You may remember that I read and loved … Continue reading

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Marketing, Social Media, Books and Me

A couple of things I’ve been thinking about, at too much length to leave as comments elsewhere. Stop With “Not Your Mother’s” Many readers I know object to the currently popular “not your mother’s romance” marketing slogan. Some were introduced to romance-reading … Continue reading

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