Sexual Tension

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#AwkwardNotAwkward: Why I Couldn’t Wait to Write a Gay Sex Scene with my Gay Son by Ed Gaffney and Jason T. Gaffney

TweetIt’s always fun when the Brockmann-Gaffney family comes to visit! Ed and Suzanne, Jason and Melanie have created a literary and performing arts dynasty. Together and individually, they have brought us books, plays and movies. […]

Writing Integrated Love Scenes, by Ask An Editor Theresa Stevens

TweetGood morning! Today, we’re sharing a post from our archives written by one of RU’s first regular contributors, editor Theresa Stevens.  Physical intimacy is an important part of romance. In fact, you might say that […]

Rie Warren presents: Sometimes a Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl

The term alpha male is ubiquitous in the romance genre. We’ve read about alphas and their six-pack abs and thousand mile stares, but these traits are just window dressing without in-depth character development. Today, Rie Warren […]

Anna Campbell on Writing the First Kiss

Historical author Anna Campbell pens some of the best love scenes in romance, so who better to give us pointers on the all important first kiss?  Great to have you back, Anna! Hello, Romance University […]

Pucker Up: Writing the Kiss That Makes Readers Melt by Anise Rae

In scientific terms, a kiss is the anatomical juxtaposition of two orbicularis oris muscles in a state of contraction. But in romance, a kiss is conveys emotion and so much more. Today’s Visiting Professor, author Anise […]

How to Use the Five Senses to Create Sexual Tension – with Vonda Sinclair

Characters, plot and GMC are integral components to any story, but in the romance genre, it’s the sexual tension and correlating emotions that add to the drama. Author Vonda Sinclair shares her tips on heightening […]

Demystifying Sexual Intimacy with Kamy Chetty

Help me welcome Kamy Chetty – what a beautiful name! – to Romance University. Kamy tells us how to up the sexual tension in our novels. Kamy will be giving away a Kindle copy of […]

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