Dec 20, 2017
Although in North America, the bulk of the available holiday romances are Christmas-oriented, Cara searched for stories from other faiths and traditions to include in this episode as well.
Nov 9, 2017
What is NaNoWriMo, and what is the point of trying to write 50,000 words in a month, exactly? Cara talks about what she thinks NaNo is all about, and why she does it, as well as her personal history of writing (winning and losing) for NaNo.
Note: there is new theme music! It's the beautiful "Gemini" by Pipe Choir.
Oct 30, 2017
On this special Halloween episode, Cara delves into the niche genre of Horror Romance. Sometimes called Dark Paranormal, these books don't simply borrow elements that were once the sole province of horror (demons, shifters, vampires). They truly seek to terrify their readers, as well as providing a satisfying romance...
Oct 12, 2017
What makes a romance series? For the most part, the word "series" in romance means something different than it does in any other genre. In this episode of the Feminist Romantic, Cara McKinnon explores the traditional romance series and contrasts that with a few examples of series that follow other genre models but still...