Episodes

Sept. 14, 2022

Finding solace in romance with Michelle Major

Michelle Major wrote 40 books in 10 years. Forty books! Ten years! We dig into a lot of stuff in this episode, including how she …

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Aug. 31, 2022

Catching sparks with Jo McNally

Jo McNally is on the Steam Seat this week and we’re talking about her book When Sparks Fly , which is part of her Rendezvous Fall…

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Aug. 17, 2022

Safe spaces with S.J. Tilly

We have S.J. Tilly’s day job to thank for her books. While she was on the road for work, she conjured stories in her head. By the…

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Aug. 3, 2022

Delivering the goods with Cat Wynn

Cat Wynn joins me on the steam seat this week! We’re talking about achieving the perfect snack, what makes alpha males alpha (it’…

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July 20, 2022

Naked Roomba with Jenni Bara

Jenni Bara’s day job as a paralegal in family law (“writing real life unhappily ever afters”) made her an avid romance reader tur…

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July 6, 2022

Up late with Charlie Beauvoir

Charlie Beauvoir is on this week’s Steam Seat and it’s another epic conversation. When Charlie considered writing romance, they w…

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June 22, 2022

The Pleasure Principle with Evie Alexander

Would you consider having a male crime writer Beta read your steamy romance book? That’s exactly what Evie Alexander does! In thi…

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June 8, 2022

Flogging with Mia Michele

Buckle up friends, this is one a wild ride! The brilliant Mia Michele is this week’s guest and this one is a doozy! Our totally 8…

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May 25, 2022

RomanticConn-ing with Kitty Berry

Contemporary romance author Kitty Berry manages to release three to four books a year even with a full time job, a family, and ru…

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May 11, 2022

Vocalizing pleasure with Julie Hamilton

Julie Hamilton is on the Steam Seat this week! From plotting and pantsing, to fake dates and fake kissing, to the importance of r…

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April 27, 2022

Writing love songs with Katy Oberle

I know just enough about music to be dangerous (and write rock star romances!). So I am super excited to branch out on the podcas…

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April 13, 2022

Reading filthy books with Sarah Burnard

Amish porn led Sarah Burnard to romancelandia and she hasn’t looked back. But, Amish porn aside, she struggled with writing the n…

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March 30, 2022

Sensuality vs Steam with Nan Reinhardt

Nan Reinhardt pivoted her career from copy editing and proofreading computer manuals (sexy, right?) to writing romance. Nan and I…

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March 16, 2022

Rewriting Cinderella with Kelle Z. Riley

Kelle Z. Riley is in the Steam Seat! In this episode, we talk about how she’s a sucker for a Cinderella story, how her writing pr…

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March 2, 2022

Wine and sweet romance with Eliana West

Eliana West is in the Steam Seat! Eliana never imagined being a writer. Originally, she was in retail. But when the economic coll…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Expanding romance with Rien Gray

A trope-alicious episode!

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Feb. 2, 2022

Talking Dirty with Michelle McLean

Save a horse, ride a cowboy.

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Jan. 19, 2022

Sweet, sweet kissing books with Jody Holford

Is a kiss really just a kiss?

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Dec. 1, 2021

Robust Sex with Tricia Lynne

Slippery When Wet

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Nov. 17, 2021

Is This Smut? with Katie Frey

Is that so wrong?

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Nov. 3, 2021

Torturing characters with CJ Warrant

Make it hurt so good.

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Oct. 20, 2021

Could-be kissing with Paris Wynters

Highway to the danger zone

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