Ep. 63 Lindsay Emory: The Royal Runaway

We’re joined by author and fellow podcaster, Lindsay Emory to talk about her latest book, The Royal Runaway, why people are so fascinated by royals, and what her publishing journey has been like.

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Some highlights from our conversation include:

  • Her first romance.
  • How she got her start writing fanfic, but a mundane conversation with her daughter turned profound and put her on the path to being a writer.
  • How The Royal Runaway is more Romantic Adventure vs. Romantic Suspense and that she was heavily influenced by movies like Romancing the Stone and relationships like Princess Lea and Han Solo.
  • Why she thinks people are so interested in royals.
  • How royalty can elevate the female voice.
  • Some of her favorite books about royals.
  • Where she gets inspiration: TV, DVDs, and Atlas Obscura
  • Her winding path to publication
  • Her fabulous advice for aspiring authors
  • Her thoughts on Writer’s Block
  • And more!

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You can find Lindsay on Twitter or Instagram or on her fabulous podcast, Women With Books!

About the Author
Jenny Nordbak earned a B.A in Interdisciplinary Archaeology from the University of Southern California. After graduating, she spent two years leading a double life, working in healthcare construction by day, while secretly working as a Dominatrix at a dungeon in LA by night. Her memoir, The Scarlett Letters: My Secret Year of Men in an LA Dungeon (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), is a candid look into that time in her life. Jenny is an advocate for sex positivity and female empowerment. She writes the Stocks and Bondage column for Penthouse and has been featured as a sex expert on The Doctors. She contributes to Men’s Health and has appeared in numerous publications including Newsweek, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and Redbook. She is currently working on developing her memoir for TV and finishing her next book, a romance novel. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.

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