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Katherine Blake on bending the rules

There are lots of ‘rules’ about writing. So. Many. Rules. One is that authors should…

Seven Rules For Staying Married When Writing With Your Husband

Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos have been married for thirteen years and writing novels together…

Anna Zoe Quirke on the importance of authentic autism representation in books

When I was growing up, there wasn’t really any accurate autism representation out there in…

Nathanael Lessore on balancing comedy with the theme of toxic masculinity

Why comedy? In my buildup to studying Creative Writing at university, I was bored at…

Alexis Hall on writing sex scenes and not putting “heat levels” into hierarchies

In almost exactly a week (at time of writing), the rerelease of my book For…

Hannah Dolby: What did the Victorian era ever do for us?

When we think of the Victorian era, we often draw a sigh of relief that…

Dancers of the Dawn: Creating magic through dance

Ever since I was younger and would go on special trips to watch the ballet…

Romcom resurgence: Why I think the romcom is officially back

As a romcom writer, I say the Golden Age of Romcoms was the 1990-2000s. In…

Elliot Fletcher on anxiety representation in romantic fiction

I can clearly recall my first panic attack, (I know, not the cutest place to…

Simone Soltani: Combining a Love of Sports and Romance

I have a confession to make: I haven’t always been a diehard Formula 1 fan.…

Megan Scott on why readers are so obsessed with the romantasy genre

It’s 2024, BookTok has amassed an eye-wateringly large audience, and you keep hearing about this…