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The Because Fiction Podcast

110 EpisodesProduced by Chautona HavigWebsite

Taking the pulse of Christian fiction, Because Fiction explores the lastest trends in Christian fiction, discusses genres, specific authors, new releases, and classics as well. If it's Christian fiction (or something readers love), we talk about it.


Episode 4: Differences Between Romance & Romantic Fiction

It may seem like semantics, but there really is a difference between "Romance" and "Romantic Fiction."  So, I thought it might be a good thing to discuss.  What makes one or the other and why should we care?

Authors discussed today include:

Romance Authors:

  • Jeanette Oke
  • Lori Wick
  • Mary Connaely
  • Becky Wade
  • Bethany Turner
  • Pepper Basham
  • Nicole Deese
  • Liz Johnson
  • J’Nell Ciesielski
  • Siri Mitchell

Romantic fiction authors:

  • Roseanna White
  • Joanne Bischof
  • Karen Kingsbury
  • Dee Henderson
  • Terri Blackstock
  • Colleen Coble
  • Michael Phillips

Romantic Tropes List (Victorine Lieske)

Avid Readers of Christian Fiction

Today's sponsor is the Independence Islands Series. Here are links to the books, the trailer, and all the stuffness.

Email me your favorite authors that I should discuss in a follow-episode on the differences between Romance and Romantic fiction at 

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