Day 19 #Rombklove 2018
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5/19/2018 15:30:04@anacoquiAna CoquiDay 19 #Rombklove: Worldbuilding What makes for good worldbuilding in romance? @emmelnie explores it here. https://t.co/kbNPCQzKqv997778909239406592
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5/19/2018 15:31:16@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenMy post on worldbuilding in romance is live! Please join me with your thoughts, ideas, musings and ponderings on wh… https://t.co/sRgV6Nl8fr997779213045387264
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5/19/2018 15:34:23@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenMy thanks to the inimitable @anacoqui not only for having me blog on worldbuilding and hosting my post on her site,… https://t.co/ao7TdaCohn997779993907298306
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5/19/2018 15:35:13@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen“You’re told that romance will sweep you away to explore worlds of adventure and love. But the underlying theme is… https://t.co/RDc6sPgJFY997780207468777472
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5/19/2018 15:38:33@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenWhat makes great worldbuilding in romance? Is it the sense of place? A feeling of history? The richness or depth in… https://t.co/vJvbWthMUk997781042256850945
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5/19/2018 15:39:44@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenSome of the fantasy/SF rom authors I cite in my #RomBkLove post on worldbuilding in romance are @eavwriter… https://t.co/emve9TuDqb997781342296461312
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5/19/2018 15:40:46@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenSome of the historical rom authors I cite in my #RomBkLove post on worldbuilding in romance: @kj_charles… https://t.co/1RPwhqmKna997781604092309506
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5/19/2018 15:42:15@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen#RomBkLove And such gratitude for her kindness. https://t.co/vN5KwFwTNB997781975435022336
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5/19/2018 15:45:34@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenSome of the PNR/contemporary rom authors I cite in my #RomBkLove post on worldbuilding in romance are @beccajameson… https://t.co/WNj5q4BJBC997782810000805888
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5/19/2018 15:48:49@mektasticMekaI rreally enjoy books where one of the main characters is unfamiliar with the world, so we get to learn at the same… https://t.co/OHx5NRV9tk997783626098987008
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5/19/2018 16:14:27@lights_rageJenni Kent#RomBkLove I love paranormal romance and romance in general as long as it has a good story Nora Roberts is one of m… https://t.co/LLqUMCnutT997790077186203648
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5/19/2018 16:21:08@lights_rageJenni Kent@mektastic #rombklove I don't have access to audible but do to bookshare and nls but stuff is limited on nls and i… https://t.co/48yWkDJQWM997791762486874112
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5/19/2018 16:23:24@NellESDouglasNell the AuthorHow long til we get a #rombklove cover with a hero in #PrinceHarry ‘s ruffley breasted uniform? #RoyalWedding https://t.co/XBfBkwz7l7997792329518977024
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5/19/2018 16:26:35@anacoquiAna CoquiCouldn't keep up with all the tweets during yesterday's #Rombklove PNR lovefest hosted by @mektastic and… https://t.co/kNHLMWuq29997793132774412288
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5/19/2018 17:48:10@anacoquiAna CoquiFor me is a sense of place and a knowing that the author has though through how this world works. For me @KitRocha… https://t.co/1DcNcIYzx3997813662919417856
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5/19/2018 17:52:15@Kaetrin67KaetrinWorldbuilding is important in contemporary romance too. And it's easier to tell when it's wrong. #RomBkLove https://t.co/4mmhxyTehL997814690204938240
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5/19/2018 17:59:12@e_savovaEllie ReadsI agree. I don't need to it to be full reflection of real life, but I need a sense of place and community, not just… https://t.co/h4hZ9TrNrw997816438516838401
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5/19/2018 18:01:34@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@Kaetrin67 We are all experts in contemporary worlds! #RomBkLove997817035760586753
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5/19/2018 18:04:02@e_savovaEllie ReadsI absolutely love the Psy-Changling world Nalini Singh has created - it's complex, has different paranormal beings… https://t.co/UAxw6xeN0w997817654709809152
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5/19/2018 18:08:37@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@e_savova None of us exist in a vacuum. I love cabin romances, but I adore seeing how a couple fits in their world. #RomBkLove997818811549212673
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5/19/2018 18:11:12@anacoquiAna Coqui#RomBkLove https://t.co/1GQizOhX9r997819459351072768
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5/19/2018 18:11:58@cmhroseChristine Maria RoseD19 #RomBkLove Worldbuilding - making you believe what you are reading is/could be real - excellent examples in Kit… https://t.co/OOrHILGAan997819654188994560
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5/19/2018 18:12:18@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@e_savova I finally got the last book I was missing from the middle of this series, so I guess I should start reading it. 😂😂😂 #RomBkLove997819736233832448
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5/19/2018 18:16:16@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@willaful That’s the trilogy I was referring to in my post: The Fyne Sisters, the first trilogy in her Columbyana b… https://t.co/QmTarnmSQb997820735098847232
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5/19/2018 18:19:52@BookThingoKat#RomBkLove Great post to kick off the worldbuilding theme. https://t.co/BwpLXTrZae997821642620289024
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5/19/2018 18:22:15@mutendorfMelindaI love good worldbuilding - #RomBkLove https://t.co/6MGXgVWCz4997822238996029440
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5/19/2018 18:24:19@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@cmhrose Augh! Should have cited The Edge! So glad you mentioned this! My fave dystopian romance series.… https://t.co/4XLlRMyQKF997822761627242497
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5/19/2018 18:25:32@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen#RomBkLove https://t.co/L231OrxtzV997823066892853249
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5/19/2018 18:42:05@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@anacoqui @KitRocha I'm probably alone in the world in not liking the Beyond books (though I do like their work as… https://t.co/2WOtxLwWbd997827231438331908
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5/19/2018 18:52:43@__Marijana_Marijana#RomBkLove Andrews' worldbuilding in the Hidden Legacy series is superb. It doesn't take over. She doesn't tell but… https://t.co/FyI82NB5LW997829906682671106
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5/19/2018 18:56:06@__Marijana_Marijana#RomBkLove Just finished rereading Lucy Parker's Act Like It. She does a great job with this one and Pretty Face in… https://t.co/tQXNM5TITd997830758289915909
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5/19/2018 18:56:07@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@__Marijana_ The worldbuilding of @ilona_andrews is something to be treasured. I adored the Novels of the Edge and… https://t.co/l776r6LZgq997830763600064512
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5/19/2018 18:57:10@mutendorfMelindaWorldbuilding is so important in romance books. For me that includes the society they live in, the town, the cultur… https://t.co/X8LBRofdPR997831027270832130
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5/19/2018 18:58:42@mutendorfMelindaThis can be important in both PNR, historical, AND contemporary. I just finished A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert.… https://t.co/0ClXFCnUiy997831415311011842
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5/19/2018 18:59:06@__Marijana_Marijana#RomBkLove Pamela Morsi and LaVyrle Spencer do a great job of bringing to life times in American History. Penelope… https://t.co/MTuhePtZyO997831513042386944
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5/19/2018 18:59:10@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenOK. The #royalwedding is done. Time to get back to #RomBkLove and discussing worldbuilding today!997831531765927937
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5/19/2018 19:00:09@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenCome join us today at #RomBkLove and read my ruminations on what makes great worldbuilding in romance! https://t.co/ZQyAb1qlHf997831778353152000
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5/19/2018 19:00:55@mutendorfMelindaThen there is more on the PNR/fantasy side where it is vital. Like in The Others by Anne Bishop. That world is comp… https://t.co/dPs14bGCRK997831970582401026
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5/19/2018 19:02:51@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@__Marijana_ Morsi's books touch so many issues, and then her world building supports them wonderfully. #RomBkLove997832458333773832
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5/19/2018 19:05:13@__Marijana_Marijana#RomBkLove C.S. Harris brings to life the political intrigues of the Regency era upper echalons. A great mystery se… https://t.co/AxNjx7x0Mt997833054063247361
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5/19/2018 19:06:04@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@mektastic This is a vital point about worldbuilding. I recently read a book where the author threw us right in. I… https://t.co/HyQyD1LLzY997833268119601152
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5/19/2018 19:08:57@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenThisthisthis. #RomBkLove https://t.co/ZSpbpmNCZD997833991137918976
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5/19/2018 19:09:58@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@mutendorf We all can't know all of the cultures in our contemporary world. And subcultures, and connected cultures… https://t.co/eDIOLUu2HG997834247594487808
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5/19/2018 19:11:28@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@mutendorf Yes, and it's clear how much she's loved what she's doing, by moving to a second series still set in the… https://t.co/1GGIYVnyyA997834626772107265
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5/19/2018 19:12:02@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen#RomBkLove https://t.co/ZaWXqkOTrC997834769151995904
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5/19/2018 19:15:07@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen#RomBkLove https://t.co/1D6zY2ptTA997835546675302400
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5/19/2018 19:18:21@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenGood worldbuilding applies to all types of romance: fantasy, SF, PNR, contemporary, historical…. What are some of y… https://t.co/WByHpEpdDG997836360659726336
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5/19/2018 19:18:45@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenThere’s nothing worse than the dread ”wallpaper” historical or a contemporary town of 500 people that somehow suppo… https://t.co/xWlg4T0Wid997836460643504129
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5/19/2018 19:18:59@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenIt’s time for your thoughts! What makes for good worldbuilding in romance? What breaks it down for you faster than… https://t.co/vIVlITpvhm997836519347052545
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5/19/2018 19:30:16@MerrianOWMerrian Weymouth@Kaetrin67 Contemporary romance often fails for me because the world building hasn't been considered and done by the author #RomBkLove997839359360430080
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5/19/2018 19:40:21@emmelnieMary Lynne NielsenThe setting, the careers, the economics—it all matters for worldbuilding. #RomBkLove https://t.co/nKgMnoCbJ4997841894691475456
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5/19/2018 19:41:20@damselspodcastDeconstructing DamselsLove worldbuilding because it helps define women in the story. Wilks' Lupi books & Briggs' Mercyverse set the UF/PN… https://t.co/DSigNSrtik997842143564697601
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5/19/2018 19:41:39@anacoquiAna CoquiLol! Will I remember to hashtag today? #RombkLove https://t.co/vxMw3nfToA997842221436145666
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5/19/2018 19:53:07@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@damselspodcast Love the mention of Wilks! She works to create a rich experience of her lupine world but unfortunat… https://t.co/skmm3ws4cz997845107280891905
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5/19/2018 20:05:40@damselspodcastDeconstructing Damsels@emmelnie And it's heartbreaking to me because of all the worldbuilding done between the short and first book. You… https://t.co/9pvzWs37oS997848266313056256
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5/19/2018 20:07:35@MerrianOWMerrian Weymouth@emmelnie @damselspodcast Wholeheartedly agree. Love, love Eileen Wilks Lupi books #RomBkLove997848746980294656
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5/19/2018 20:07:48@lawless523lawlessFor a sense of place that can't be beat: K.A. Mitchell and Jordan Castillo Price. #RomBkLove997848801892237315
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5/19/2018 20:11:56@MerrianOWMerrian Weymouth@Kaetrin67 A few years ago I had a surprising convo with some would be SFR authors. When I commented that the stori… https://t.co/hkclJWJF29997849845221154816
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5/19/2018 20:13:50@MerrianOWMerrian Weymouth@Kaetrin67 The reply was; the world building didn't matter. Why would I be reading SFR if the world didn't matter?… https://t.co/g1qSH2f2qM997850322037977088
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5/19/2018 20:54:11@bentchbitesH[unger]. Bentham 👑#RomBkLove Day 19: Worldbuilding Hidden Legacy… https://t.co/0HFSsL7Rah997860474120220673
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5/19/2018 20:56:21@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen#RomBkLove https://t.co/0GLVGPmY5N997861019308511233
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5/19/2018 21:02:24@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@MerrianOW @Kaetrin67 I think the telling phrase in your tweet is “would-be.” #RomBkLove997862545544368128
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5/19/2018 21:04:21@emmelnieMary Lynne Nielsen@bentchbites Andrews does wonderful and thoughtful worldbuilding. #RomBkLove997863035246084097
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5/19/2018 21:20:07@ros_clarkeRos ClarkeHuw has got Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton in his Room With A View. If any #rombklove authors are looking for typical Eng… https://t.co/9e3B4ViiNo997867000365010949
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5/19/2018 21:41:46@SmartBitchesSmart BitchesDay 19 of #rombklove: Worldbuilding. Looking for a new paranormal romance series with interesting mythology and Pa… https://t.co/llZbJXF62x997872452276547585
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5/19/2018 21:53:00@mektasticMekagoing through all the #RomBkLove tweets from yesterday and so far today and about to make my favorites list cry997875277123411968
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5/19/2018 22:16:19@e_bookpusherse_bookpushers#RomBkLove PNR not sure if anyone mentioned them bit Sharon Ashwood's The Dark Forgotten series has witches for her… https://t.co/RP5LDFkYEI997881143637790726
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5/19/2018 22:19:49@CatSWritesCat SebastianWorldbuilding is one of my favorite topics to get all inside baseball about, because romance is so good at creating… https://t.co/LP1ahlAorJ997882025859276802
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5/19/2018 22:22:43@e_bookpusherse_bookpushers#RomBkLove Worldbuilding for me can make or break a read. I want my imagination fully immersed in as many senses an… https://t.co/4XZXRCMIrg997882757429776386
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5/19/2018 22:25:29@e_bookpusherse_bookpushers#RomBkLove Worldbuilding cont: As long as they follow their rules I can remain immersed. Contemporary on the other… https://t.co/5knJhZJiKM997883451188629506
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5/19/2018 22:27:45@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove Worldbuilding is so important in all subgenres. I think it's more obvious in PNR/SFF/UF. Some of my favo… https://t.co/HZDVNxwqn0997884021299392517
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5/19/2018 22:28:02@e_bookpusherse_bookpushers#RomBkLove Worldbuilding cont: For example The Left Hand of Darkness by LeGuin is one whose sensory descriptions ar… https://t.co/BaJ2hGihap997884093680496640
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5/19/2018 22:28:31@GrowlyCubGC#RomBkLove Failure of world-building has occurred when you get readers mailing you 'X would never have done Y.' Mak… https://t.co/Ionxc6kKKy997884216514940928
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5/19/2018 22:37:26@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove I don't think contemporaries get enough credit for the subtleties of their worldbuilding. It's not alw… https://t.co/PEP1Fd2Bnp997886458454306816
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5/19/2018 22:37:48@e_bookpusherse_bookpushers#RomBkLove yeah, what she said! https://t.co/u2EBuaNeJz997886551416766466
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5/19/2018 22:39:41@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove Especially small town romances. I'll use Dane's Petal, GA as an example of subtleties done so right. Sma… https://t.co/Byz7r7IqRh997887025272557569
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5/19/2018 22:40:10@minavesguerraMina V. Esguerra#RomBkLove Worldbuilding in contemporary romance: I think if you read enough #romanceclass books you'll get a sense… https://t.co/eobsztxe35997887146831757312
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5/19/2018 22:41:16@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove (2/2) and the ladies routinely perv on the firefighters washing the truck. All those little things add u… https://t.co/C5SWBuOxNE997887426143145985
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5/19/2018 22:42:30@lillie_80LillieI may have very strong feelings about worldbuilding. #RomBkLove997887734202142721
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5/19/2018 22:52:45@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove Everyone's pretty much given my thoughts on world building. Nothing knocks me out of a story quite as fa… https://t.co/HEM2DmBzbG997890312700809217
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5/19/2018 22:53:47@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove Worldbuilding can (and often should) advance the plot and dictate actions. In Edwards' Black Dog series… https://t.co/QSDQ0KJiWO997890572689002496
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5/19/2018 22:54:10@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove Recently, I was impressed with Cora Brent's Gentry series for its world-building. Her poor characters li… https://t.co/lUm2Zgikzu997890672572039168
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5/19/2018 22:55:32@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove Obligatory T. S. Joyce mention here. In her Damon's Mountains series, it was pretty obvious she had live… https://t.co/6XUkPyGpsB997891015573880832
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5/19/2018 22:57:33@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove I don't think I want to know who @MerrianOW was talking to about SFR. Because I came up in SFF, so you b… https://t.co/TRMi0Fh4mY997891521226526720
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5/19/2018 22:58:24@lillie_80Lillie#RomBkLove Worldbuilding is part of why it's so ridiculous to see books set in NY, Chicago, Atlanta, etc with an al… https://t.co/SygEj8mSYM997891736692289537
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5/19/2018 22:58:47@bardsongShantastic!@MerrianOW #rombklove I recently read a short story by Susan Hayes in an anthology box set that was part of a large… https://t.co/xEykCMhF1x997891832896897026
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5/19/2018 22:59:20@lillie_80Lillie@88IsabelleR Yep, it's all about balance. #RomBkLove997891972877742081
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5/19/2018 23:00:50@lillie_80Lillie@bookbinge Yes! I want to live in Carnal, have a beer at Bubba's, and some muffins at Shambles. #RomBkLove997892347391332352
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5/19/2018 23:01:25@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove I remember back in my newbie days of reading romance trying to tell people to read Nalini Singh and Melj… https://t.co/fLyk8pu55c997892496981082114
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5/19/2018 23:01:26@Lori_EllaElla Drake#RomBkLove Most of my favorites are heavy on world building. Prime example: Sara Creasy's Scarabaeus duology has a… https://t.co/sNGuj3EZhP997892498155606017
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5/19/2018 23:01:34@MerrianOWMerrian Weymouth@bardsong Ilona Andrews 'Edge' books get this right and some of the story conflict arises from and is shaped by wha… https://t.co/nuI7XOv9ey997892531839950849
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5/19/2018 23:04:08@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove One of my new favorite SFF authors, Amanda Milo, has thought a lot about the complexities in the relatio… https://t.co/rXWDqX9dbW997893178429554689
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5/19/2018 23:06:50@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/dseQPSZ6Ot997893857357565953
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5/19/2018 23:06:57@bardsongShantastic!#rombklove Also I read Bethany Aan's Hearts of Ishira last year, which is super long and has lots of literal world… https://t.co/ujHdwkYhuj997893886658793473
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5/19/2018 23:07:03@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/x40gKetEti997893914102259715
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5/19/2018 23:07:12@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/QFaKBzzDOV997893951649669128
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5/19/2018 23:07:21@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/uZu5aXQbA5997893989977264129
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5/19/2018 23:07:31@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/JNyAEsjLpf997894028778762250
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5/19/2018 23:07:42@JoyfullyReviewdJoyfully Reviewed#rombklove https://t.co/hJziWAncWa997894077675900928
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