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Three romance writers explain it all - or at least give great advice about life, love, sex and work. Relationship on the rocks? Crushing on your best friend? Not sure how to tell your partner a secret? Ask people who write happily ever afters for a living! Dear Romance Writer is an advice podcast by romance authors Xio Axelrod, Avery Flynn, and Roan Parrish. Are they formally trained? Nope. Successful in love? Er, sometimes. But they've written over fifty romance novels, so goddamnit they will answer the hell out of letters from the lovelorn! Join Xio, Avery, and Roan as they answer all your questions about romance, relationships, and love.

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Three romance writers explain it all - or at least give great advice about life, love, sex and work. Relationship on the rocks? Crushing on your best friend? Not sure how to tell your partner a secret? Ask people who write happily ever afters for a living! Dear Romance Writer is an advice podcast by romance authors Xio Axelrod, Avery Flynn, and Roan Parrish. Are they formally trained? Nope. Successful in love? Er, sometimes. But they've written over fifty romance novels, so goddamnit they will answer the hell out of letters from the lovelorn! Join Xio, Avery, and Roan as they answer all your questions about romance, relationships, and love.

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@romancedear

Language:

English

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8507660313


Episodes

Ep 75: Gratitude, Goodbyes, and Hellos

12/7/2022
In the series finale, Avery is back for her final appearance on DRW, and she, Xio, and Roan exchange holiday traditions, discuss their favorite moments over the past season, and share what they're looking forward to in the next year.

Duration:00:50:44

Ep 74: If I Don’t Cash In My V-Card RIGHT NOW, Will It Really Expire?

11/24/2022
Roan and Xio answer a letter from a listener, and dive into the debate about privacy and fame. www.roanparrish.com www.xioaxelrod.com

Duration:00:54:21

Ep 73: Secrets and Lies

11/19/2022
This week, Roan and Xio are joined by guest Aaron Taylor from The Categorically Romance podcast to discuss how and when to reveal a long-kept family secret. www.xioaxelrod.com www.roanparrish.com

Duration:01:01:50

Ep 72: The Horror of Nonconsensual Labor

11/11/2022
This week, Roan and Xio answer an AITA about a teenager who finds a creative way to avoid non-consensual babysitting, and they discuss what role politics play in their writing. xioaxelrod.com roanparrish.com

Duration:00:55:04

Ep 71: Doing it for Attention—Nothing Wrong With That

11/3/2022
It's a Philly joint today on Dear Romance Writer, with Xio and Roan talking about family dynamics in answering a question about "acting out," and discussing how they psychologically craft characters in their romance novels. Roan: roanparrish.com Xio: xioaxelrod.com

Duration:00:51:43

Ep 70: Halloween Assholery!

10/29/2022
In today's Halloween episode, Xio and Roan are joined by audiobook superstar Andi Arndt to weigh in on trick-or-treat neighborhood gatekeeping, and discuss their favorite Halloween traditions! Andi Arndt: www.andiarndt.com Xio Axelrod: www.xioaxelrod.com Roan Parrish: www.roanparrish.com

Duration:00:39:26

Housewife Porn or Prudish MIL?

10/20/2022
Join Xio, Roan, and special guests Nisha Sharma and Namrata Patel as they weigh in on a secret romance author's mother-in-law, get serious about bias and diversity in publishing, and accidentally plan a genre project that will consume their lives.

Duration:01:08:01

My Girlfriend Thinks It Doesn’t Count If She Cheats With Women

10/13/2022
EE Ottoman joins Xio, Avery & Roan as they nerd out about binge reading after discussing a letter from a man whose bisexual girlfriend says it doesn't count as cheating if she hooks up with other women.

Duration:00:51:06

Put On Your Grown Up Panties & Set Boundaries

10/6/2022
Abigail Owen joins Xio, Avery and Roan as they talk about ways to get out of sticky situations when you get asked to do things you do not want to do - including by other writers.

Duration:00:57:12

Why Are There So Many Dead Parents In Romance?

9/29/2022
Nina Crespo joins Xio, Avery & Roan as they discuss a dad who doesn't want his son calling his wife mom and the plethora of romance main characters who have lost one or both parents.

Duration:00:36:40

My Husband Tried To Pick Up My Half Sister On Dating App

9/22/2022
Pippa Grant joins Avery & Roan on a question about a WTF moment on a dating app and the taboo of cheating in romance books.

Duration:00:38:02

I Lied To My Mom So She Would’t Be Late For My Wedding

9/15/2022
Christopher Rice joins Xio, Avery & Roan to talk about their writing kryptonite and what to do when the people you love can't even be on time for your wedding.

Duration:00:43:08

Help! My ”friend” keeps dating my Exes and I’m seeing red.

9/1/2022
Avery, Roan, and Xio welcome author Max Walker to the show. Together, the group tackle the age-old question: Are your friend's Exes off-limits?

Duration:00:30:00

Help! My ”friend” keeps dating my Exes and I’m seeing red.

9/1/2022
Avery, Roan, and Xio welcome author Max Walker to the show. Together, the group tackle the age-old question: Are your friend's Exes off-limits?

Duration:00:30:00

I Would Do Anything for Love, but I Shouldn’t Have Done That

9/1/2022
Roan, and Xio welcome author Avon Gale to the show. The quartet answer a letter from someone who sacrificed too much for an abusive partner and now struggles to maintain their big, open heart.

Duration:00:47:40

Anxiety in the Bedroom

8/25/2022
Roan and Xio are joined by author Tessa Bailey. The trio responds a letter from a married listener dealing with anxiety in the bedroom.

Duration:00:00:13

The Person I Married Is Finally Living Their Truth but I’m Struggling

8/18/2022
Avery and Roan are joined by author Garrett Leigh. The group answers a letter from a listener struggling with their spouse's transition.

Duration:00:41:13

My Boyfriend’s Transphobic Parents Think We’re Lesbians Not Both Trans Men

8/4/2022
What do you do when you want to get married but your boyfriend's transphobic parents think you're a lesbian couple? Xio, Roan and guest Stephanie Dray answer a listeners question and discussion how to handle external expectations.

Duration:00:49:36

Finding Mental Healthcare On Limited Resources

7/28/2022
Xio, Roan and guest Kilby Blades help a listener who needs help figuring out how to find mental healthcare when resources are sparse and discusses writing tips when things get overwhelming.

Duration:00:43:45

Just Go Away!

7/21/2022
What do you do when a friend's significant insists on joining in on everything? Xio, Avery and Roan tackle that and announce the winner of the Dear Romance Writer 50th episode giveaway!

Duration:00:37:27