I’ll add various papers and articles about the genre here:

An article I wrote for the Romance Writers of Australia Hearts Talk journal: The Heart of the Matter: Elements of a lasting love

A short article I wrote for the New England Writers’ Centre Newsletter, on Writing Romance – What is is, and isn’t.

Here’s a link to a blog post from December 2008 – The thing about love… – in which I and commenters ponder on the hesitation our culture has in talking about love.