In which Cara rants about how virginity is a social construct, not a medical state, and how poorly some romance books deal with female virginity and myths about hymens.
In which Cara rants at length about how a woman who is not the heroine, but who happens to have had sex with the hero, should not be portrayed as a villain.
Euphemisms in sex scenes: how much is too much?
Once a month, I will recommend a particularly good book or series. My first recommendation is the Charm of Magpies series by K.J. Charles.
In a previous post, I discussed some of the general context for why I like mixing magic and sex. In this post, I’ll get into the nitty-gritty details of adding magic into a sex scene.
If you have looked at the cover image on my website, with the sexy couple in the center, you can probably tell that I write steamy romances.… Read more “Writing Sex Scenes”
To continue this week’s theme of romance and sex, I thought it was a good time to discuss how I bring the fantasy elements into my fantasy… Read more “Sex and Magic”
In a previous blog post, I defined romance as follows: Romance as a genre is any story where the relationship between two (or sometimes more) characters is… Read more “Sex and Romance Part Two: Steamy or Erotic?”
If a romance focuses on two people (or more) falling in love, does that mean all romances must have sex? Of course not. For one thing, not… Read more “Sex and Romance Part One”