Ines Johnson discusses the evolution of the Cinderella story and the rise of the “Girl on her own horse” trope.
Ryan Muree discusses the divide between stories that contain sexual relations and stories that don’t, and whether there’s a need for new classifications and terminology.
R.A. Steffan discusses the origins of reverse harem, its evolution, and the rise of polyamorous fantasy romance.
Catharine Glen reveals the Eastern origins of the reverse harem genre, explains the difference with the Western style, and details the pleasures to be found in RH fantasy.
J.M. Butler details the opposition to romance in epic fantasy, and explores reasons why romance belongs in the genre.
Ryan Muree discusses depictions of strong women in fantasy and the need for inclusion and raising voices.
Nicolette Andrews reviews romantic fantasy novel Blade & Rose by Miranda Honfleur.
Nicolette Andrews defines fantasy romance and discusses its significance.
Helen Allan recounts the lessons she gleaned from writing the Scarab series.
Miranda Honfleur discusses what’s meant by the term “romantic fantasy,” and its implications for readers and authors.