Opal Carew

Biography

Opal Carew is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She writes erotic romance for St. Martin's Press and self-published various subgenres of romance.

Opal loves crystals, dragons, feathers, cats, pink hair, the occult, Manga artwork, and all that glitters. She earned a degree in Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and spent 15 years as a software analyst before turning to her passions as a writer. She lives in Canada with her husband and three cats.

To learn more about Opal, visit her website at www.opalcarew.com.

Smashwords Interview

What is it about the romance genre that appeals to you?
I love the emotion. I love sharing in the characters’ journey to find love. And I love the happy ending.
What made you decide to write erotic romance?
When I first started writing, I tried a lot of different genres, including sci fi and fantasy. I quickly found that romance is what I enjoyed writing most. Since intimacy is a major part of a romantic relationship, love scenes were a big part of the stories I wrote, and I found I really enjoyed writing them. The characters are so open and vulnerable during those intimate encounters.

At that time, I was trying to write category romance and I found that even though I was targeting the spiciest lines, I had to hold back. When erotic romances started becoming popular, it seemed a natural direction for me to go.

I’ve always been one who likes to push boundaries and I like the fact that writing erotic romance allows me to do that. I especially like having my characters break through the need for other people’s approval on their journey to find happiness.
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Where to find Opal Carew online

Website: http://OpalCarew.com
Twitter: @opalcarew
Facebook: Facebook profile

Where to buy in print

Series

The Office Slave
This series of 7 erotic short stories spun off the Red Hot Fantasies story, The Office Slave, as it followed one woman's fantasy of being an office slave grow into something larger. Note that these 7 stories can also be purchased as four box set duets for a significant savings.
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