The Best and Worst Love Stories of All Time

Column by Robbie Blair February 14, 2014
What well-crafted love stories manage to pull us in — without idolizing toxic relationship models? Here are some of the best and worst love stories of all time.

How To Use What You Learned in English Class to Find True Love OR How Not to Suck at Online Dating

Column by John Jarzemsky February 13, 2014
Online dating is becoming less and less stigmatized, but it can be a daunting task. Fear not! This guide will teach you how to not come off like an angry loser or creep, in a matter of minutes!

Shelving a Fear of Romance

Column by Leah Dearborn February 12, 2014
Trade romance sales make up the largest share of the U.S. consumer book market, yet they carry a lot of negative associations. Does romance deserve a second chance?

11 Science Fiction Novels for the Lovelorn Rocket Jockey

Column by Daniel Hope February 7, 2014
A list of science fiction novels that also make good romance novels. Or maybe it's the other way around.

Gently Curving Prose: 10 Rules for Writing New Adult Fiction

Column by Cath Murphy August 22, 2013
While the arguments about self-pubbing rage, New Adult writers have been quietly making a shitload of cash. Produce your own NA masterpiece with these simple rules.

Book vs. Film: Warm Bodies

Column by Meredith Borders February 22, 2013
The zom-rom-com book faces off against the zom-rom-com movie.

Five Unconventional Fantasy Relationships

Column by Rajan Khanna February 14, 2013
For Valentine's Day, Rajan Khanna looks at some of the more unconventional relationships in fantasy fiction.
‘Female’ Romance Author Actually 80-year-old War Vet

‘Female’ Romance Author of 22 Books Actually 89-year-old War Vet named Bill

News by Dean Fetzer February 7, 2013
We’ve heard about men writing romance novels, but it’s almost been an urban legend, until now: meet Jessica Blair, also known as Bill Spence.

The Top 10 Worst Romance Covers

Column by Meredith Borders June 8, 2012
They're all pretty bad. But these are the worst.

LURID: Spanky Panky, Fifty Shades of O

Column by Karina Wilson April 5, 2012
After the runaway success of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy, LURID compares it to some other well-thumbed examples of erotic fiction, including its BDSM bedmate, 'The Story of O'.
Harlequin sponsors a romance novel contest

Want To Write Romance? This Is Your Big Chance

News by Rob Hart
Harlequin, the world's biggest publisher of romance novels, is seeking new talent--so they're hosting an online writing conference and a manuscript conference.