Category Archives: romance

things that make you go O.o

You know you’ve been reading too many shifter books when you start yelling at the book because the author is doing the mating thing wrong. Advertisements

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who are the true romantics of m/m? the poll results

Apparently it took me a few days to work out that the only way I could see the results of my poll was to use my iPad.  Yeah.  I’ve no bloody idea why either. But on to the results!   … Continue reading

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who are the true romantics of m/m? the poll

About a month ago I posited the question as to who wrote the most romancey tales in the m/m genre? Were they females, males, GQ/T* people, who? The majority of commenters believed gender and/or sexuality had no bearing on the level of … Continue reading

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the true conflict of m/m

The concept of conflict in romance was raised a number of times in the comments of the true romantics of m/m.  This was a lovely happenstance as it was a topic Sunita (Dear Author), John (Dreaming in Books) and I had discussed in … Continue reading

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the true romantics of m/m (with edit)

I’ve had a couple of fascinating discussions with Sunita of Dear Author reviewing fame and John of Dreaming in Books about m/m romance. In 140 characters or less, we’ve shared thoughts on a number of issues.  Such was my interest … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

As I was busily lurking my way through Reading Bloglandia the other day, it suddenly hit me…I have absolutely no fucking idea what ‘category romance’ actually means.All this time, I’ve been nodding and typing ‘yes’ whilst being completely and utterly … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

It’s not only the copious amounts of sex scenes in romance and erotica which have me skipping pages at the moment, but also the dreaded, seemingly endless fuck. This is me… ‘Yay!  They’re finally smexing!’ Later… *roll eyes*  ‘Oh, ferchrissake, would … Continue reading

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