111-romance-writers-and-steve-davisThis week we host the Romance Writers’ Round Table with Bronwyn Stuart, Trish Morey and Victoria Purman.

We gathered around a candlelit table next to a crackling fireplace as we overlooked an Adelaide sunset in the warmth of The Scenic Hotel at Norton Summit.

And the conversation got warmer still.

We untangle the mysteries of romance and romance writing and understand why more men should read the genre.

The mood inspires Steve to create a special romance edition introduction to the show.

In IS IT NEWS, Nigel tests us on the theme, Romance.

Max Martin notes: “Exercise will certainly increase creativity for writing, and if more motivation is needed, it also increases libido!”

Our SA Drinks of the week are a Sav Blanc & a Pinot Noir from Anderson Hill Vineyard at Lenswood.

George Inglis reflects on writing and its underestimated value to society.

In music, we hear Ben Ford-Davies return with a beautiful love song.

In the Adelaide Visa Council, Damo gets a serving.

But first, David Washington from In Daily presents his midweek news wrap, Talk Of The Town.

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TIME SEGMENT
00:00:00 Outtake
 Victor Harbor was love town
00:00:57
Theme
Theme and introduction. Our original theme song in full is here, Adelaidey-hoo.
00:04:45 Talk Of The Town
David Washington, editor of In Daily, gives us a midweek wrap of the news we’ve been talking about in South Australia this week.
00:09:03 SA Drink Of The Week
Two drinks this week, both from Anderson Hill at Lenswood. The first is their 2014 Quacking Mad Sauvignon Blanc and the second is their 2013 The Truth Pinot Noir, organised for us by Jack from the superb, romantic hotel: The Scenic Hotel at Norton Summit. Tasting notes.
00:16:13 Made To Move Minute

Max Martin and/or Dr Nathan Harten from iNform Health and Fitness Solutions, Norwood, present a thoughtful minute for pondering more ways and reasons to get moving and improve your health.

This week: Exercise will certainly increase creativity for writing, and if more motivation is needed, it also increases libido!

00:19:06 Romance Writers’ Round Table

Victoria Purman, Trish Morey and Bronwyn Stuart are all locally-based romance authors well known and loved by fans around the world.

Trish Morey: Two new releases. In November is my latest Harlequin, Shackled to the Sheikh. And in December, it’s contemporary romance, Cherry Season. A story set in the glorious Adelaide Hills, about Dan, a serious orchardist in need of a suitable wife, and Lucy, the backpacking cherry picker who’s not looking to settle down.

Bronwyn Stuart: You write gritty historical romance with a bit more of a modern style, so people don’t need dictionaries to get into the era. Your heroes are titled, but the heroine of yours that I have met is the daughter of a pirate in The Road To Ruin.

Victoria Purman: An award-nominated, multi-published Australian romance author writing emotional, funny and sexy books featuring hot Australian men! Think sun, hot summers, board shorts, surfing and happy ever afters from locations as diverse as small coastal towns to Australia’s biggest city, Sydney. Her latest book is Only We Know and her latest novella is The Rebel.

01:08:12 Is It News?
The news history quiz with Nigel Dobson-Keeffe.
01:29:08
Time To Think
George Inglis reflects on life, usually while riding public transport around Adelaide.
01:32:30 Adelaide Visa Council
Damien (@Damoadelaide) VISA REVOKED
4/10/2015, 1:57 PM
The We are Adelaide account is it a reflection on Adelaide this week, posts about nothing and overall very boring.
01:39:10 Musical Pilgrimage
And our song this week, Pony (Nocturne for a night drive) by Koral Chandler and the Goodbye Horses, has been recommended by our musical curator, Adrian Miller, from Radio Adelaide’s Monday night program, Songcatcher.
01:45:57 Outtake
 They’re not lederhosen, they’re just tights

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