Posts tagged romance

Who needs Paradise? by Paula Harrold

I first met Paula Harrold when she was a pink-haired Oxford theology student who decorated her bedroom wall with a large scythe. I never expected her to write a romantic comedy. She has now done just that, but it’s not your typical romance. The will-they-won’t-they couple in question are Father Daniel O’Reilly, a dead Catholic priest, and one of his parishioners, Mildred, also dead. The action takes place mostly in heaven, with a brief trip to hell and a ghostly return to Earth. Mildred is searching for her lost love,… Read More

When you expect to love being bored

Something I try to stay away from as an author are cliches. You know, those phrases and plot “twists” and character traits that have all been done before? So much that everyone can recognize them in an instant. Cliches have a bad rap, or so it seems, but when you start looking at specific genres like romance and fantasy, cliches thrive – in a good way.

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