Fetish or Personal Trend? How Itaewon Class Restored My Flagging K-Drama Spirits

Recently I asked myself a weird question: fetish or personal trend? I’m referring to my current rather singular taste in Asian talent – for talent read men. I’ve been hyper focused on consuming South Korean media for over a year now, but over the past few months the bloom was fading from the rose rather … Continue reading Fetish or Personal Trend? How Itaewon Class Restored My Flagging K-Drama Spirits

I give in, darling. Why was I resisting again?

The first time two people make love is almost always special. Hopefully it’s special in a good way. Tan and Sinna’s first time is a culmination of waiting and desire and longing and some game playing – in the very best way. And in today’s blog, which picks up where last week’s left off, our hero and heroine finally sleep together! Yay! Continue reading “I give in, darling. Why was I resisting again?”

When your playing hard to get strategy backfires…big

Saints and Sinnas CoverPlaying hard to get can be an effective strategy in real life and in romantic fiction – until it’s not. In this week’s blog, which picks up where last week’s left off, our hero Tan has come to the end of his frayed and horny tether. Sinna has proven herself to be more than a match for him when it comes to the waiting game a la sex. Continue reading “When your playing hard to get strategy backfires…big”

Talented, beautiful, rich and she’s got your man. Yup, bi@$! you should be pissed.

Saints and Sinnas CoverThere’s a reason most of my heroines – most romantic fiction heroines and heroes period, I think – are rich, talented and easy on the eyes. It makes the book villains absolutely bat shit crazy! That, of course, makes for a more interesting story. Who doesn’t love watching some no good heffa get the metaphoric elbow, am I right? Continue reading “Talented, beautiful, rich and she’s got your man. Yup, bi@$! you should be pissed.”

Female baddies add beauty, spice and hate to a story.

Saints and Sinnas CoverMen and women are different when it comes to fictional villainy. Men are typically villains because they’re cold-hearted, ruthless and have a ton of money with which to do all of the above. Women, can be the same, but our villainy is often rooted in emotion. Plus, we’re often a hair smarter, which enables us to be meaner. Continue reading “Female baddies add beauty, spice and hate to a story.”

Some other countries allow office romance. That may not be a bad thing.

Saints and Sinnas CoverThere’s one key thing about South Korea that has been a boon for my romance writing efforts – office romance is not illegal. It’s still frowned upon, and one should never be too open as it is unprofessional. But if you engage in a bit of nooky – as long as nothing goes bad – you may not get much work done, but you don’t have to worry about getting fired or sued. Continue reading “Some other countries allow office romance. That may not be a bad thing.”