It’s here! The Official Romance MFA Reading List

After many rabbit holes of research, and a lot of repeated addition and subtraction of the same titles, I’ve finalized my romance novel syllabus for the Romance MFA project. Here it is: >>The Official Romance MFA Reading List<< Woo hoo! I’m not sure that I’ll be reading exactly in the order listed, but I actually started with Pamela back in May. It’s…

Working on a Romance MFA Syllabus

I’ve been working on my Romance MFA syllabus for over a month now. It hasn’t been a simple task: the number of books in the romance genre is overwhelming. I want to write historical romance: the number of historicals is overwhelming. I specifically want to write in the American Gilded Age: the number of books in the niche is limited,…