Every now and then, someone will find out for the first time that I'm an author, and inevitably they'll ask, “What kind of books do you write?” I've learned that I can never know what kind of response I'm going to get when I answer that question.
When I say, “I write romance.”
Sometimes I get this face:
Or this one:
Sometimes I follow it up by saying something like, “They’re clean romances.” or "They're Christian romances."
Then I get this face:
Or something like this:
Sometimes I tell people that I've been writing the racy stuff for years under a pseudonym, but they never fall for it. :)
So I just want to say that I love writing romance, and honestly I've learned to love the broad range of reactions I get when I talk about writing. People are all so unique in their combinations of personality and past experiences.
And who wouldn't want to spend their extra time coming up with stories about how two people find love?
Readers - What kind of books do you love to read?
Writers - Do you ever get strange looks when you tell people what you write? Why do you write what you write?