Author-Penned Articles (& Write Bytes)

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What Is a Romance Novel? | The HEA Ending | Write Bytes |


Adele Ashworth: Keeping It In Perspective: Author vs. Reviewer vs. Reader

Tami Cowden: We Need a Hero - A Look at the Eight Hero Archetypes

Terry Stellini The Moon, the Stars, & All that Love!

Guest ATBF Columns:

Karyn Witmer (aka Elizabeth Grayson) (2006)

Susan Grant (2000)

Julia Quinn (1997)

Authors on:

The Honorable Hero (Madeline Hunter)

Pirates & Privateers

Leslie LaFoy Sabrina Jeffries
Cheryl Sawyer Susan Grant
Jennifer Ashley Sylvia Day
Gaelen Foley  

The Male POV

Bob Mayer

Leigh Greenwood, Tori Carrington, & Nora Roberts

The Big Misunderstanding

Elizabeth Rolls

Jo Beverley

Women, Sex, & Sexuality in Romance

Mary Balogh on The Ho

Tracy Grant on The Ho and the Skank

Adele Ashworth on Her Virgin Widow

Mary Reed McCall on The Faux Ho & Sexual Reality in Romance

Anne Stuart on Female Sexual Archetypes

Lucy Blue on the Fake Skank and Sexual Reality in Romance

Marsha Canham on The Big Gulp

What is a Romance Novel?

The HEA Ending

The HEA Ending - Part Two

The HEA Ending - Part Three


Write Bytes: Mini-articles on a Single Subject (reverse chronology)

-- from 2004 --

Alina Adams - Love in the Afternoon

Chick Lit Roundtable with Jacqueline deMontravel, Laura Caldwell, Meg Cabot, Caren Lissner, Jessica Benson, and MaryJanice Davidson

-- from 2003 --

Donna Kauffman - The Cabin Romance

Shana Abe - The Allure of the Medieval Romance

Tracy Cooper-Posey - The Dark Ages

-- from 2002 --

Anne Gracie, Connie Brockway, Katherine Sutcliffe, and Kasey Michaels - Romance Thieves

Donna Simpson - What a Writer Owes Her Readers

Jo Beverley, Mary Balogh, and Dianne Farr on Regencies in Disguise

Sally Tyler Hayes - The Guardian/Ward Romance

Suzanne Brockmann - The Company that Sells You Series Romance

Tracy Cooper-Posey - The Dangers of Electronic Communication

Eileen WIlks - The Idea of [of Anger on the Internet] Is Preposterous

-- from 2001 --

Kathleen O'Reilly - The Napoleonic Wars

Staci Stallings - What Women Really Want

Kathleen Nance - I Don't Read That!

Dee Henderson - How to Write a Good Story

Julia Justiss, Marsha Canham, and Mary Balogh - Following the Drum

Linda Francis Lee - The Gilded Age

Virginia Kantra - You Can't Write That in a Category Romance

Patricia Rice - Reviews

Susan Krinard on Shapeshifters

-- from 2000 --

Chris Gilson - Reader Feedback

Jo Beverley - Authors & the Internet

Greywolf the Wanderer - The Tuatha De Danaan

Greywolf the Wanderer - The Druids

Geralyn Dawson - Creativity & the Business of Writing

Emma Holly - Erotica and Romance

Amy Fetzer - Brisk Story Telling

Diane Farr - Regency Language: A Primer

Alison Kent - Who's on First?

Suzanne Brockmann - On Creating Memorable Characters

Stephanie Bond - Pushing the Envelope

Adele Ashworth - Why We Really Read Romance

Katherine Sutcliffe - Editors & Writing

Rebecca Sinclair - Mary, Queen of Scots

Carrie Alexander - So Many Cowboys...So Little Rope

Laura Leone aka Laura Resnick - A Life of Glamour

-- from 1999 --

Catherine Mulvany - The Writer's Secret Weapon

Laura Lynn Leffers - Reviews

Robin Schone - Masturbation, Wanton Women, & Other Romance No-Nos

Jennifer Archer - Writing Romantic Comedy

Melinda McRae - The Regency Period

Georgia Bockoven - Someone Cue the Bluebirds

Ana Leigh - The Western

Elizabeth Thornton - Intriguing Characters & Villains

-- from 1998 --

Eileen Charbaonneau - The Warrior Poet

Theresa Weir - Anti-Heroes

Cathy Maxwell - The Romance Relationship

Susan Krinard - Paranormal Characters

Andrea Kane - Conflict in Romance

Jo Beverley - The Norman Conquest

Jo Beverley - The Georgian Period

Shirley Hailstock - Being a Pioneer

Mary Jo Putney & Karen Harbaugh - Faerie v Fairy

Nancy Gideon aka Dana Ransom aka Rosalyn West - Writing a Series

Claire Delacroix aka Claire Cross - Medieval Romance & The Fairy Tale

Laura DeVries aka Laura Gordon - The Art of Subtle Sensuality

Stephanie Laurens - The Hero as Pursuer

Barbara Samuel aka Ruth Wind - The Appeal of Everything Irish

Barbara Freethy - Romances with a Twist

Debra Dier - Creating Chemistry that Sizzles

The Pinocchio Syndrome

Cynthia Lawrence aka Angelica Hart - Electronic Publishing: Catch the Wave!

Eileen Charbonneau - Out of Their Time & Into Our Hearts

Margaret Brownley - 1800's Historicals

Ann Josephson aka Sara Jarrod - Ghostly Romance

-- from 1997 --

Cheryl St. John - The Western Romance

Kate Moore - Regencies v Historicals

Susan Andersen - Romantic Suspense

Stephanie Mittman - The Allure of the Americana Romance

Chelley Kitzmiller - The Allure of the "Indian" romance

Susan Wiggs - Feeding the Soul

Linda Madl - The Allure of Scotland

Paula Detmer Riggs - Writing Taboo Subjects

Peggy Moreland - The Allure of Category Romance

Kathleen Eagle - Reviewing

Alexis Harrington - Movies & Books

Connie Brockway - Context

Denee Cody - Researching

Casey Claybourne - Launching a Line

Karen Ranney - The Allure of the Two-Hanky Read

Marsha Canham - Writing Pirate Romance

Marsha Canham - Writing the Legend

Stef Ann Holm - Covers

Elizabeth Grayson - Strong Heroines

Marg Reisley - Sexual Tension

Laura Hayden - Romance & the Movies

Judith Bowen - From Friends to Lovers

Sharon and Tom Curtis aka Laura London - Team Writing

Julia Quinn - Friendship in Romance

Suzanne Brockmann - An Ode to Alpha Heroes

A Different Look at Dark Heroes

Jaclyn Reding - Writing the Restoration

Deb Stover - Time Travel Romance

Elaine Coffman - Writing a Series of Related Books

Julie Moffett - Genre Jumping

Rae Muir -The Road Romance

-- from 1996 --

Barbara Samuel - The Mid-list Crisis

Sharon Ihle - The Mail-Order Bride

Adrienne Basso - Libraries & Romance

Patricia Gaffney - Reader Criticism

Rebecca Sinclair - The Less-Than-Beautiful Heroine

Amanda Ashley - The Vampire Romance

Deborah Simmons - Humor in Romance

Karen Harbaugh - The Regency



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