Made In Romance is a show dedicated to the romance genre in the book world. Co-hosts Sarah and Sab are two British authors who love tea and are here to talk about books, romance and happy ever afters. Guests are regularly featured including authors and readers.
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab are about to get a little kinky. The British ladies break open the vault on kinks in romance, discussing BDSM, voyeurism, edge play and so much more. They're about to spill the tea on what they like to read and write so be prepared for their in depth discussion on the World of Kink.
Link to the list they utilised during the podcast:
Kink Fetish List
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab get rather personal in their discussion about creative burnout. The British ladies spill the tea and expose their true selves when it comes to their own experiences with burnout, writer's block and imposter syndrome. They dive deep into how they have overcome the darkest times in their writing and the lessons they've learnt.
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab discuss the controversial topic of COVID or coronavirus romances and whether or not it is something we should be writing about. This episode gets very ranty and the British ladies go deep. Holding back opinions is not something they do on their podcast, so you've been warned. Listen at your own peril or just enjoy the ladies spilling the tea as always.
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab talk about the eight main male archetypes in romance books. The ladies spill the tea on who their favourite archetypes are, compare them to the heroes or antiheroes Sarah has written and have a bit of a giggle. You may also discover who from one of Sarah's series she would pick in real life.
The links to the lists used in this episode:
We Need a Hero: A Look at the Eight Hero Archetypes
A Look at 8 Key Male Archetypes for Your Novel
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab have an in depth discussion on the subject of why people trash on romance or call romance 'trashy'. The British ladies are definitely spilling the tea this time. Sarah does not hold back. Be prepared for the epic rant of the century.
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab have a special guest, head writer and reviewer at tehben.com, Matthew Burroughs. The British ladies and Matt are talking about men reading romance and the stigma behind it. They delve into why men aren't open about reading it and what they think we, as a romance community, should do to encourage more open readership. As always, they have very strong opinions and aren't afraid to spill the tea.
On this week's episode hosts Sarah and Sab are discussing dark romance. They define the genre, the tropes and what they expect to see in the darker side of romance. As this topic is Sarah's niche in writing, Sab asks her the difficult questions. Sarah spills the tea and gets a little ranty with her strong opinions. It's one you really don't want to miss!
On this week's episode hosts Sarah and Sab have a special guest, author, Kathey Gray. The British ladies are discussing book reviews, how to deal with them as an author and how they review as readers. Warning - the ladies have very strong opinions and aren't afraid to spill the tea on what drives them crazy about reviews.
On this week's episode hosts Sarah and Sab are discussing HEAs, HFNs and why they are a staple of the romance genre. The British ladies spill the tea on what they love and hate in a happy ever after, why they're so important to get right and what happens when they don't get the ending they're looking for. As usual, they get a little ranty and aren't afraid to give their honest opinions on the subject of getting a happy ending for their couple and it being worthwhile.
On this week's episode, hosts Sarah and Sab have a special guest, the author of the Restarter Series, Sean McMahon. The British ladies are discussing platonic relationships and why they're so important in romance and other genres. There are a lot of diverging topics from why Brits are always giving each other crap and writing from the perspective of the opposite sex. As always, they spill the tea and have a bit of a giggle with their guest.
Hosts Sarah and Sab delve into the topic of sex scenes and what they really cannot stand in them. The British ladies spill the tea on their pet hates when it comes to wording, subject matter and whether or not our characters should be cleaning up afterwards - *spoiler alert* they should! There are some suggestions from their listeners and they reveal a few rather interesting details about the type of books they've read out of curiosity.
Be warned - the ladies don't hold back in their opinions!
Hosts Sarah and Sab discuss their writing processes on this week's episode. They spill the tea on how their ideas come to them, how long it takes them to write, whether they're pansters or plotters and so much more. You'll get a direct insight into how these two British ladies craft their stories and how much work they put in to creating their novels.
Warning - these ladies don't hold back when it comes to their opinions. There may be ranting ahead!
Hosts Sarah and Sab are joined by author of The End of Hatred, Rebecca Hefner, to discuss the 50 Shades Effect. We discuss how romance as a genre has changed due to the release of 50 Shades of Grey, what it's done for the romance world and how it's affected us on a personal level as readers and writers. The British ladies spill the tea about who their favourite dark romance author is and have a bit of a giggle with their special guest for this week's episode.
Host Sarah and Sab chat about some of their absolute favourite romance books. From dark, psychological thrillers to sexy soulmates in paranormal romance, the British ladies spill the tea about what books got them hot under the collar and dying for more.
Be warned - there maybe spoilers and a whole lot of dirty talk.
Hosts Sarah and Sab are joined by a guest - author, E. J. Dawson, to talk about cross-genre romances. They discuss why we write them, the importance of different elements of a story, how romance is in every genre and have a bit of a giggle too.