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[GUEST POST] Cat Adams on Romance in Urban Fantasy – Keeping it Real

C.T. Adams and Cathy Clamp began writing as a team in 1997. They quickly learned that their individual talents in writing created a dynamite combination in historical and paranormal novels! Cathy resides in the Texas Hill Country with her husband, dogs, cats and 24 Boer/Spanish cross goats! Cie is currently relocating to the Denver metro area with her dog and cats. They love reading fan mail and anticipate a long and fruitful writing career. together, they write as Cat Adams.

Most readers of urban fantasy realize that the genre itself is sort of mythological. Born out of a blending of the fantasy, horror and romance shelves, until just a few years ago, you could wander your favorite bookstore forever and never find such a creature. Even now, readers might have to visit more than one shelf to find a favorite author. Romance has always had a firm foot in the door of fantasy because . . . well, people are people (even the monstrous ones) and people tend to fall in love. And have sex. Let’s not forget that because it’s a huge part of urban fantasy. Dark = sexy. Romance = sexy. Hmmm, maybe Dark = romance!

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