Valentine’s isn’t far off, but that’s not the date we’ve got circled on our calendar – because the Romance Festival is BACK! On February 7th and 8th we’ll be spreading love across the internet as we host a packed schedule of virtual events with our friends at Harlequin Mills & Boon – all of which… Read More The Romance Festival is back!
There’s a scene in Bridget Jones’ Diary where Bridge realises she’s wearing her granny pants, just before she’s about to shag Mark Darcy. Cue a rushed bedroom trip where she swaps into some sexier knickers, and ta-da, she’s ready for sex. Only… Is she? In the real world, I can’t imagine so. Surely, for a… Read More Should anything be taboo in women’s literature? -Radhika Sanghani #Romance14
Roland Moore created the award-winning returning BBC1 drama series, Land Girls and was lead writer on series one to three. During this time, the series won the Best Daytime Programme in the Broadcast Awards and four RTS Midlands Awards (including Best Drama). The series has been sold to territories around the world and been translated and dubbed… Read More World War II and Romance: Embracing the Past – Roland Moore #Romance14
So what exactly is the appeal of historical romance, I wondered. I should know: I certainly read enough of it. What’s the deal with us sexualising true-life historical figures anyway? Why do we so conveniently forget that these people didn’t have access to things like toothpaste and tampons? And haven’t we as humans evolved past… Read More From Randy Dukes to Darling Debs: Why Romance is Timeless – Erin Lawless #Romance14
Samantha Birch, author of budget wedding bible The High-Street Bride’s Guide, on planning an affordable reception that doesn’t skimp on style… 5 Top Tips for Saving on Your Wedding Venue 1. The Time of Your Life Weddings are all about timing—and I don’t just mean him choosing the right moment to get down on one knee.… Read More Wedding Tips: The High Street Bride’s Guide – Samantha Birch #Romance14