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Romance Writers, Readers, and Girl-Power

Sisterhood Rocks!

Sisterhood Rocks!

The romance genre is empowering to women

This is the key to what makes the genre the most popular form of fiction being published today. [bctt tweet=”Romance novels aren’t The Hero’s Journey. They’re The Heroine’s Journey.” username=”@MaggieShayne”]

These stories always pit a woman who could be any one of us, against insurmountable obstacles, powerful villains, and in the end, she always wins. She wins using the gifts and skills inherent to the female gender. Her wit, her empathy, her strength, her intuition, her brains, and most of all, her heart.

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