Category Archives: tropes

oh. my. romance trope.

Holy fucking shit. I just realised why I read romance. Like, right now just now. It’s in my genes. ¬†Seriously. I was bred for it. No joke. For I am the product of a shotgun marriage! BEAT THAT TROPE, BITCHES! … Continue reading

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things that make you go O.o

Scene: Phone conversation Male voice: I did it last night. I don’t see why I have to… Female voice: *murmur, murmur* Male: Well, I don’t! *whines* ¬†You never take my side anymore! Female: *Murmur. Murmur.* Male: What do you mean … 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… (vaguely nsfwish)

Gratuitous hand-in-undie shot. I’m pretty sure dick adjustment is the new fisting in m/m.Thoughts?

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things that make you go O_o

Have you every wondered why a chubby person is considered to be a bad thing, yet a chubby cock is good, great even, in m/m?

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maybe it’s me, but… (part two)

In yesterday’s post about sappy endings a couple of people mentioned the believability associated with an HEA ‘coming out’ scene and its time frame. As I was responding to the comments, I kept wondering about which HEA I would think … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

Call me a romantic sap, but, by the book goddesses, can I get ridiculously gushy and gooey when there’s a big happy ending. Nothing like an overly dramatic, completely unrealistic I-love-you-and-will-do-anything-to-be-together-with-you-for-ever-and-ever-like-coming-out-in-a-very-public-way scene to warm the cockles of this reader’s heart. … Continue reading

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romance & the tough issues

*Warning: This post discusses sexual abuse in fiction. After my rant about my despised ‘twu wuv will cure what ails you’ trope, some of the comments started me thinking about the way sexual abuse is dealt with in m/m romance … Continue reading

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the long ones: your sexual expectations

About romance and erotica books, you perves. *rolls eyes* This is a post that’s been hanging around in my head for a while now so I decided to pull it out, dust it off and attempt to give it some … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but… (nsfw)

Do mine eyes deceiveth me? A condom! Who’da thunk it. Tam will be made delirious with joy over this miracle of miracles.

Posted in maybe it's me but, tam, tropes, yaoi | 44 Comments