Ep. 88: Writing Romance with Chloe Gong (Mini-Masterclass)

SFF Addicts

Jan 23 2024 • 1 hr

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Writing Romance with bestselling author Chloe Gong. During the episode, Chloe unravels the enticing yarn of romance, including the appeal of romance in stories, the exploding popularity of the 'romantasy' genre, good (and bad) romantic chemistry, healthy vs. toxic relationships, expectations and tropes, Chloe’s favorite romance books and authors, romance as main plot vs. subplot, spice in romance and more.

NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Chloe. Click ⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠ to check out part one.

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ABOUT OUR GUEST:

Chloe Gong is the bestselling author of These Violent Delights, Our Violent Ends, Immortal Longings, Foul Lady Fortune and more. Her latest novel is Foul Heart Huntsman, book two in the Foul Lady Fortune Duet.

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Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator. His debut novel, Mushroom Blues, is releasing in spring 2024.

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Intro: "⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Into The Grid⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠" by MellauSFX

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