On the importance of romance novels

I don’t write romance myself, but agree SO much with this. There is so much power in the stories we tell, no matter what genre, and romance and erotica has the power to reach so many.

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2 thoughts on “On the importance of romance novels”

  1. I personally am not that good at writing romance. I mean my stories can have it, but you won’t be able to categorize it as under romance. It’s not that I don’t want to, but it’s just something that I think I’m not good at. Or maybe it’s also because my interests are more on other genres at it shows in what I write. I do read romantic stuff once in a while 🙂

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  2. Yes! I think I’ve mentioned a bunch of times now that I got into the romance genre over the summer… There are a lot of tropes I don’t like, but most of my negative impressions were from the 70s, and even those novels (which now look super-sexist and problematic) were empowering at the time.

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