Sign-up for DC Thome's Newsletter and get the latest releases


Romance, Comedy, Older Men

Since my blog still isn't working, I'm offering this as a blog post. It's not that long: I read a quote today from Eudora Welty: "To write honestly and with all our powers is the least we can do, and the most." That mentality is often applied to "serious" writing. To...

read more

Wait a minute, mister post-man

Hmmm...haven't posted in a while. I probably will. Pretty soon.Until then, every post since 2010 is still archived here, so check out Classic ManWARs. Or check out the two ManWAR books, aptly titled Man Writing a Romance and Man Writing Another Romance to read during...

read more

I wish you a merry Christmas cookie

I promised author Gin Jones that I would post a Christmas cookie recipe this week as part of a blog tour. Easy right? Right, because The Man Writing a Romance knows exactly one cookie recipe, and it’s the one on the cover of every box of oatmeal—modified liberally...

read more

Six packs on ladies? Absolutely not!

You’d think that six-pack abs had something to do with the type of tummy one would get from consuming too much beer, but "six-pack" is, of course, the correct name for what looks like a waffle strapped to the midsection of the typical shirtless male romance cover...

read more

Real women bring Fast Lane characters to life

My good friend Pamela DuMond said, “Hey, Dave, you want to do this ‘Meet the Character’ blog tour thing?” and I thought, “I like meeting characters, so sure.” Then she explained that I wouldn’t be meeting characters, but introducing them so that other people could...

read more

Lovin’ her body and soul

I recently ran across this quote:“If a man loves a woman’s soul, he'll end up loving one woman, but if he loves a woman’s face, all the women in the world won't satisfy him.”It sounded good, but I kept wondering exactly why.I started by examining my own experience....

read more