What? You want more about romance? We have resources for readers and writers.
Awards are given by various romance industry organizations, by review publications and websites, and writer associations. For a list of awards, go here.
These are websites that provide a variety of information and forums for readers and writers to interact about romance! See also Author Hangouts for other sites maintained by authors.
- Access Romance - website with blogs, newsletters, etc.
- Blogging in Black - blog of authors as well as readers, reviewers and industry professionals
- Cata Network Readers Lounge - network of related websites, message board, reviews, awards
- Erotic Romance Writers Forum - forum (online bulletin board)
- The Internet Adult Book Database - a sister site of the Internet Book Database dedicated to erotica and erotic romance
- Kissa's Karma Korner - A Reader's and Writer's Den (yahoo group) for discussion
- The Long And The Short Of It - promoting long and short romantic fiction through author interviews, contests, free books, and more
- Midnight Seductions Authors - An Authors' Promotion Group
- Night Owl Romance - Reviews, chats, free reads, excerpts, bookstore, active blog, message board, Yahoo Group, author website database - Plus sections devoted to romance and erotic romance.
- ParaNormalRomance - a website with user groups featuring paranormal romance
- The Romance Studio - website with industry information, reviews, authors, readers, ads, chat rooms
- Romancing The Blog - blog of authors, readers, reviewers, and industry professionals
- Romance Divas Forum - a forum where romance writers can interact and learn through informative posts and hands on workshops.
- Romance Writing Tips - a group listserv
- Romantic Ideas Online -A site overflowing with plenty of romantic ideas & inspiration.
- Sheikhs and Desert Love - database of romance novels featuring sheikhs - features "Sheikhs and Desert Blog"
- UK Historical Romance - blog by a group of historical romance authors
- Alien Romance - A Co-blog of SFR and PNR Authors
Covers have always been important in romance publishing. As the popularity of eBooks has risen, the need for top graphic designers to create their cover art has expanded.
- Tuesday Dube` of Purple Ink Graphics and Designs offers custom book covers, website headers, banners, bookmarks, business cards, and other promotional services.
- Romance Fiction Course at DePaul University
- RomanceScholar - A listserv dedicated to academic discussion about romance fiction
- Romance Scholarship
- Romance Writers of America Grant Program
- Romance Novel TV - On-camera video interviews with romance novel authors
- Teach Me Tonight - The blog adjunct of the RomanceScholar listserv
See also Category:Writing Scholarships for other resources.
- Canadian Romance Authors' Network
- Erotic Authors Association
- Romance Writers of America
- Romance Writers of Australia
- Romance Writers of New Zealand Inc.
- The Romantic Novelists' Association
- Forbidden Fruit Magazine
- LoveLetter Magazine
- Romantic Times Magazine
- Romance Writers Report
- Shades of Romance
- Author Hangouts - includes author websites and blogs, author group blogs
- Free Romance Stories
- Review Sites
- Reference Sites
- Romance And Movies
- For links to pages with information about terms often used when discussing romance, see Romance Terms.
- For links to pages with information about terms used in connection with the publishing industry, see Publishing Terms.