Gossip Girl asked me to do a spotlight post for her blog during THE MOST ROMANTIC month of the year. She said her and lots of her friends are of the HEA (happily ever after) gushy type romantics, and wanted to hear all about the perfect romance dates, exotic/erotic meetings, creme de la creme dinners. Etc, etc. Then I realized she thought I was a Romance Writer; ya know my co-hosting Romantic Friday Writers can be misleading.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Of course I had to respond with my true, dark and sometimes creepy/horrific romantic inclination, with normally satisfactory endings, not HEAs, and suggest a few more suitable romance authors for the auspicious post. Gossip Girl responded she liked my version of romantic, and so . . I'm at Gossip Girl today posting on love, romance, and my twisted version of Cupid.
Teaser to the post:
So what comes to mind when you hear or think about Romance? Do you immediately reach for the chocolate and roses? Or conduct an on-line search for an exotic location at a beach full of bronze bodies in speedo's and golden haired beauties wearing barely a string bikini? (I'm not showing my age here, am I?) Or perhaps you're one of those unbelievers that run screaming from the concept of romance with a declaration you're the most un-romantic person ever to exist?
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And . . . .
Author Jessica Bell (Alliterative Allomorph) asked for bloggers to share her new book trailer.