“But for the vast majority of romance readers, the hero should be a strong, confident, swaggering alpha. “I think this is one of the problems we’re having in romance in general right now: our heroes have gotten a little too PC. We’re portraying men the way feminist ideals say they should be – respectful and consensus-building,” muses Angela Knight. “Yet women like bad boys. I suspect that’s because our inner cave woman knows Doormat Man would become Sabertooth Tiger Lunch in short order. In fact, this may be one reason why EroRom is gaining popularity so fast – writers feel free to write dominant heroes with more of an edge.”
-Ogas and Goddam, A Billion Wicked Thoughts, 97.
[review] A Billion Wicked Thoughts
WARNING: Adult material ahead! “The sexual brain is guaranteed to upset the politically correct, the socially conservative, and just about everybody in between.” I chuckled over Ogas and Gaddam’s warning in their preface to A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About Sexual Relationships. It was an amused chuckle because I was excited…