Sometimes even a fabulous new lover can’t offer as much comfort as a good old girlfriend

Saints and Sinnas CoverThey say you only need a few good friends, and I agree. Actually the old saying says you only need two, and that’s just in case one dies, but that’s a bit much…lol Friends are wonderful! Especially old friends. They know you better because you have shared history and experience. The caring can be deeper, and a good friend, old or new, will protect you like no other. Continue reading “Sometimes even a fabulous new lover can’t offer as much comfort as a good old girlfriend”

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

You’re an Idol. You Date Me, There Will Be Problems

Saints and Sinnas CoverKorean K-pop idols are special. They’re usually talented, gorgeous, their lives are extremely regulated and regimented, and they’re often not allowed to date until they’re older and more established. Even then, it’s not uncommon for a girlfriend or boyfriend to go over very badly with their fans. It spoils the illusion that the idol lives only for them. Many choose to hide their relationships, which comes with its own risks and angst. Continue reading “You’re an Idol. You Date Me, There Will Be Problems”

When it comes to romance novels, keep it sexy, keep it moving, and a few laughs in between action scenes won’t hurt

Saints and Sinnas CoverI need a little humor with my romance. Not too much – this isn’t a comedy – just enough to keep things interesting, you know? Life is funny, after all. Good fiction reflects life. So, romance novels should be many things: humorous, smart, sexy, hard, soft, and everything in between. Romance novels are no different. As a romance reader and a romance writer, I need the spice to keep my attention. Don’t you? Continue reading “When it comes to romance novels, keep it sexy, keep it moving, and a few laughs in between action scenes won’t hurt”