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Ep. 108 Penny Reid: Part 1 Featuring Joy Nash

We’re joined once again by New York Times Bestselling author Penny Reid, but this time she’s brought along actress and voice actress Joy Nash who narrates Penny’s audiobooks. You might recognize Joy from Dietland, Twin Peaks, or the Mindy Project. We chat about what it’s like for them working together as author and narrator, Penny’s...

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Ep. 105 Rom Coms with Andie J. Christopher #2

Andie J. Christopher is back to talk movies with us again! This time we talk about Speed (it’s totally a romance), This Means War, and My Best Friend’s Wedding. We also chat about that time in high school Andie wrote the varsity catcher an erotic thirst poem and read it aloud in creative writing class....

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Ep. 104 A.J. Pine and Frannie Cassano: Libraries and Romance

We’re joined by USA Today Bestselling romance author (and librarian) A.J. Pine and 2018 RWA Librarian of the Year Frannie Cassano. We chat all about libraries–our love of them, why they’re important, and the challenges they’re facing. We also discuss cowboy romances and A.J.’s journey into writing them, as well as Frannie’s experiences as Librarian...

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Ep. 103 Angelina M. Lopez: Lush Money

We could not be more excited to be joined by Angelina M. Lopez to talk about her outstanding debut, Lush Money! Angelina was one of our earliest listeners when she was still prepublished and now her first book is out in the world! We also chat about Fated Mates, her twenty year path to publication,...

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Ep. 102 Leah Hultenschmidt: Editorial Director for Forever and Forever Yours at Grand Central Publishing

We’re joined once again by Leah Hultenschmidt who is the Editorial Director for Forever and Forever Yours at Grand Central Publishing. We chat about her recent trip to Scotland, the amazing books she has coming out, and her super cool hobby of hand making cards. If you haven’t joined our new Facebook group yet, you’re...

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Ep. 101 Angela James: Editor Extraordinaire

We’re joined by editor Angela James! We discuss her departure from Harlequin, her work at Carina Press, her advice for writers, and her Before You Hit Send self editing workshop! She demonstrates how she does a Candid Cold Read to evaluate the first pages of Jenny’s manuscript, giving us a fascinating glimpse into the way...

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Ep. 100 Sierra Simone: Human Sacrifice and Ritual Sex

We’re joined once again by Sierra Fucking Simone. We chat human sacrifice, ritual sex, her newest series, and why she’s so fascinated by the idea of kingship. If, like us, you’re obsessed with Sierra, be sure to check out our other two episodes with her: 67 – Sierra Simone: Sinner, Priest, and New Camelot and...

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Ep. 99 Maya Rodale and Tessa Woodward with guest cohost Maureen Lee Lenker

We’re joined by an author editor duo for the first time! Historical romance author Maya Rodale and her editor at Avon, Tessa Woodward chat with us about what it’s been like working together for 10 years, why Tessa won’t let Maya make every cover pink, and why we’re determined to talk Tessa into historical lady...

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Ep. 98 Jen DeLuca: Well Met

We’re joined by Jen DeLuca and special guest cohost Melody Carlisle from the Heaving Bosoms Podcast! Jen tells us all about her debut, Well Met, which is a delightful enemies-to-lovers romance set at a renaissance faire. We also chat about her experiences as a debut author, her writing journey, and Jenny shares some embarrassing renaissance...

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Ep. 96 J.R. Ward: The Black Dagger Brotherhood

We’re joined by #1 New York Times Bestselling author of The Black Dagger Brotherhood series, J.R. Ward. She’s chats with us about her rocky path to publishing success, why it’s her fault Jenny became a dominatrix, her advice for women, and her writing process. She’s everything we dreamed she would be…and more! If you haven’t...

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