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Here you will find our coverage of the romance genre and romance authors:

  • Love Poems - a collection of love poetry by famous poets
  • Romance Writing Resources - a collection of top resources for romance writers


  • Avon Books Seeks HEA and HFN Romances (2019-07-22): Avon Books has announced it is open for submissions. Avon is seeking HEA and HFN romances in all subgenres.

  • Nicholas Sparks Turns His Divorce into a Sitcom for ABC (2015-10-07): Bestselling romance novelist Nicholas Sparks has turned his divorce into a half hour sitcom for ABC. It will focus on a romance novelist trying to re-enter the dating pool.

  • Bestselling Romance Author Brenda Novak Raises $359,815 for Diabetes Practical Cure Research (2013-07-02): NYT bestselling romance author Brenda Novak just raised nearly $360,000 for diabetes research with her online auction. She's raised $2 million over the past 8 years.

  • Nicholas Sparks and Zac Efron Talk Film Adaptation of The Lucky One (2011-11-29): In this featurette, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks talks about the film adaptation of his his book The Lucky One which stars Zac Efron, Blythe Danner and Taylor Schilling.

  • Avon Announces Debbie Macomber Short Romance Fiction Writing Contest (2011-08-15): Avon is holding a short romance fiction writing contest to celebrate the launch of Debbie Macomber's novel, Family Affair, in paperback and ebook format in July, 2012.

  • Amazon Launches New Imprint, Montlake Romance (2011-05-04): Amazon.

  • IT Professional is First Man to Win Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance (2009-06-12): An IT professional has shocked his colleagues by winning the Melissa Nathan award for comedy romance for his novel, The Marriage Bureau for Rich People.

  • The Business of Writing Romance (2006-08-02): The Associated Press has an interesting report about the recent Romance Writers of America convention.

  • Julia Quinn and the Original E-Books (2006-06-10): Embracing the digital book revolution are HarperCollins and bestselling romance author Julia Quinn.

  • Match the Author With the Love Scene (2006-02-14): In celebration of Valentine's Day, we're sharing question #24 from GQ magazine's new quiz about Vice President Dick Cheney entitled "You Don't Know Dick.

  • Barbara Delinsky Goes Back to Peyton Place (2005-07-13): New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky is returning to Peyton Place.

  • Nine Tips For Aspiring Romance Writers (2005-02-01): There is no other lifestyle perceived to be attractive to so many people as that of a writer.

  • Hundreds of Missing Barbara Cartland Unpublished Manuscripts Discovered (2004-11-16): Not to put any pressure on you or anything, but it appears that romance novelist and legend Barbara Cartland is still publishing several books a year -- even though she passed away four years ago.

  • A Conversation With Stephanie Laurens (2004-04-01): In 1997, Australian romance author Stephanie Laurens burst upon the American romance scene with the publication of Captain Jack's Woman (Avon), a historical romance which pushed the boundaries of the genre.

  • A Conversation With Jayne Ann Krentz (2002-12-01): As a little girl, she loved to read adventure stories, such as The Black Stallion by Walter Farley, mystery stories starring girl sleuth Nancy Drew and science fiction by SF great Robert Heinlein.

  • A Conversation With Julie Ortolon (2002-07-01): Bestselling romance novelist Julie Ortolon never dreamed of being an author when she was a girl.

  • TSTL: A Writer's Life (2002-05-01): Recently I was reading a book review where the reviewer described the heroine as TSTL.

  • A Conversation With Dee Davis (2002-04-01): For bestselling romance novelist Dee Davis, dreams really do come true.

  • A Conversation With Julia London (2001-12-01): Bestselling romance novelist Julia London was raised on a ranch in West Texas, where she spent her formative years in the middle of vast wheat fields driving a tractor at the reckless speed of 5 mph.

  • A Conversation With Christiane Heggan (2001-03-01): Born and raised in Nice, France, popular romance novelist Christiane Heggan was always fascinated by the English language, even though she says it was not her strongest subject in school.