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Romancing the Novel: While many regard romance novels as plain cheesy fiction, romance writing redeemed itself in the eyes of the Alibi . Three romance authors – gray-haired Alice Duncan, the prolific Doranna Durgin and the New York Times best-selling author Celeste Bradley – reveal their writing techniques, from interviewing people to writing outlines on a 50-foot-long piece of paper, and ultimately prove that romance writers are, in fact, writers, too. Large Sales, Low Cred: The Alibi talks with Tracie Antonuk, the adult services librarian at the Esther Bone Memorial Library in Rio Rancho and the organizer of the panel discussion featuring Duncan, Durgin and Bradley. The bookworm unravels why romance novels appeals very deeply to readers despite being often considered a non-serious genre. Confessions of a Genre Virgin: The Alibi staff’s first-time romance readers review novels from the genre. Some were praised, some were bashed. And for a fun twist, we put a “Spice-o-meter” to rate how red-hot these novels really are.