Computer Technology in Romantic Fiction:
What does computer technology have to do with romance novels?
“You mean besides using them to write up your story?”
“Better than a typewriter,” one heckler yelled out. Laughter goes up across the room.
“Yes,” I answer.
Someone shouted, “You can use computers to find romance.”
“Ah, good. Now you are thinking. How many of you have done this?”
A few hands rise above the crowd.
“Oh, come on. There has to be more than a handful.”
More arms creep up and lift higher than the heads.
“Okay. Let’s keep with that theme, Social Networking with a Sociopath.”
Imagine if you will, that you have a heroine who just wants to find romance. After dating the losers of the century, she decides there has to be a better way. Unable and unwilling to try shooting for Mr. Right based on her own judgments, she turns … Read More