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Every time I see someone who writes erotic romance novels say they write erotica, I want to toss my laptop across the room.

What exactly ISerotic romance? Is it the same as erotica? Well, no, if you’re using the definitions that most publishers use to distinguish the two. But more important than the labels, since I see authors EVERY DAY who call themselves writers of erotica, when in reality they write erotic romance, let’s first back up a few steps and talk about what makes it a ROMANCE, period. That might help with the distinctions.

roses-and-musicMost publishers use the RWA (Romance Writers of America) definition, or close to it, to define what exactly a romance is:

A central love story and an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending. 

Read their full definition by clicking HERE.

There is also…

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