Quick & Dirty: The inside scoop on Romancelandia where we pull out & wrap up in 30 minutes or less. But we promise to leave you satisfied!
Match Making Mysteries
Sarah & Skye chat about what makes a match, in fiction and also IRL. Why do 2 people or characters fall for each other? What is needed in a romance novel to make the chemistry realistic?
Their conclusion? This topic has obvious answers, but the biggest part of chemistry is undefinable!
Check out SIPS & STROKES by this duo, writing as Sarah Skye, right here! Sips & Strokes on Amazon.
Rom-com: Romantic Comedy. A term that used to apply exclusively to movies, "rom-com" is now the go-to catch phrase for most contemporary romance.
But what level of laugh out loud is really needed to class a book as a comedy? Or are we shielding our love of romance with a safer term?
Special thanks to Lauren H Mae for bringing this topic to our attention! Check out her books by clicking here.
Also, we can't share this episode without mentioning that today is SIPS & STROKES' cover reveal day! Pre-Order this steamy rom-com here!
Check out the Molly Ringwald op-ed Skye mentioned here.
Valentine's Day Announcement!
Sarah & Skye chat about fun Valentine's Day topics and drop a huge announcement at the end of the show!
It's Anti-Belle Thanksgiving!
Skye is hosting #antibellethanksgiving on Instagram all week (Nov 16-20, 2020)! Join the ladies of Quick & Dirty Romance as they discuss all the prompts for the hashtag game. They go deep on what makes their hearts happy, friendship, and food!
Check out Skye's book, Not Suitable for Work, to accompany the week's themes. Play along daily to win fun prizes!
Name Drops: Simmer Down, Dawes, Tyler Brown Williams, This Previous Episode, and The Beatles!
Consent is Sexy
"YES YES YES!"
Sarah & Skye share excerpts from their books and thoughts on how hot it is when characters consent. In real life and in romance, hearing your partner say yes is far from an awkward moment! The ladies of Quick & Dirty Romance want to see a world where consent is normalized, and empowerment to voice your desires is a turn-on.
This episode is a continuation of the article they wrote for Frolic Network. Read more here: http://bit.ly/frolictips
There is no stopping these ladies! It's our THIRD book release party of 2020 as we celebrate Sarah Smith's impending release, SIMMER DOWN. This rivals-to-lovers food truck rom-com is the Maui vacation you need right now. Join Skye & Sarah as they talk about book boyfriends, food, grief and healing, and of course the happily ever after.
Key Links from this episode:
Buy SIMMER DOWN here
Support Girls on the Run International in empowering young women's self-esteem via Skye's fundraiser here
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Fantastic podcast for romance fans!
A must listen for all romance lovers!
This podcast is so great for romance writers and romance readers. Skye and Sarah bring a unique perspective to all things romance along with just being fun to listen to. Their innuendos crack me up!
Their chemistry together is perfection!
Definitely recommend for all romance readers and writers.