We’re so excited to be celebrating the 100th episode of the XOXO After Darkcast this week! For two years we’ve been bringing you the best conversations we can think of–whether we’re talking about romance novels and the craft of writing, the business of publishing, or just what crazy thing our families did this week, we’ve […]
The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast will get your motor running with today’s discussion: the dangerous appeal of motorcycles! Did your parents ban you from the bikes when you were young? Or did you perhaps have one of your own? Find out which of our ladies enjoyed a ride with her arms wrapped tight […]
In today’s Quickie, the ladies discuss the Danish sensation that’s sweeping the nation: hygge! We don’t know how to pronounce it, but that didn’t stop us from having some very strong opinions about it. What do you think is hygge? If you liked this episode, you should hear us talk about the people who lived like […]
This week on the Darkcast, the ladies (featuring guest producer Diana on the mic!) talk to author Natalie Charles, whose contemporary romance, SEEKING MR. WRONG, is available now wherever ebooks are sold. This cute and sexy story of a kindergarten teacher who turns to writing erotica and needs some hands-on research (wink wink). Fortunately, her […]
It’s another entry in our “So You Want to Work in Publishing” series! This week, Abby is joined by special guests Producer Diana and Intern Alex–and Alex tells us how she “started at the bottom now she here” (apologies to Drake). For a change, the podcast is filled with youthful enthusiasm! Show Me the Money, ft. […]
The ladies of the Darkcast welcome bestselling horror writer Ania Ahlborn to the table this week! First, Lauren, Abby and Kate talk about what scares them (spoiler alert: everything), and then Abby chats with Ania about being a woman in the horror genre, becoming an indie-published sensation, and of course, what her favorite romantic movie […]
Join XOXO in the studio as celebrate their second anniversary by podcasting right after watching Fifty Shades Darker. **SPOILER WARNING** They will get into the dirty details and their favorite parts. Tune in after you’ve watched Fifty Shades Darker and see if you agree with us OR go back and listen to our Fifty Shades […]
The ladies of the Darkcast went to the romance source this week–Juliet herself! Well, sort of…we brush up our Shakespeare, including that most famous of love stories, Romeo and Juliet, before talking to a very special guest: Glenn Dixon, one of “Juliet’s secretaries” who answer the thousands of letters left under a particular Veronese balcony. Glenn’s […]
The women break it down for males – here’s what we want, need and appreciate. Just in time for Valentine’s Day.
A follow up to our pre-holiday podcast on writing. This week the ladies chat about the other side of publishing, agenting! Abby interviews literary agent Barbara Poelle and the ladies wrap up with shag, marry, kill.