Writing Inclusive and Emotional Sex Scenes Webinar at Writing the Other

Writing Inclusive and Emotional Sex Scenes Webinar at Writing the Other

Writing emotionally charged, sexually explicit scenes in fiction can be challenging no matter what genre you write. This webinar will provide a deep dive into writing inclusive sex scenes that are true to your characters and are memorable for your readers.

Learn more about the webinar


Astoria Bookshop’s Bookstore Romance Day Panel

August 21, 2021 at 5PM ET
Crowdcast (Virtual Event)

Authors Alyssa Cole, Preslaysa Williams, Sonali Dev, Thien-Kim Lam, Alexandria Bellefleur, Sonia Hartl, and moderator Alison Cochrun. come together to discuss the Romance genre in this special event for the Astoria Bookshop’s 8th Birthday and Bookstore Romance Day. 

FREE. Watch replay here.

Astoria Bookshop Bookstore Romance Day

June 29, 2021


School For Writers with Lauren Marie Fleming

Lauren and Thien-Kim discuss the process of getting her book out into the world as well as her journey from professional writer to debut author, her take on romance tropes, what the term own voices mean, her experience with Avon open call, her sex toy business, and more. Listen here.

June 25, 2021 at 8PM ET

Instagram Live 

Telenovelas with Adriana Herrera

Love telenovelas or soap operas? I’m joining my friend and romance author Adriana Herrera to talk about one of my favorite wuxia: Legend of the Condor Heroes. Watch the replay here.

Balancing Act Panel at Edelweiss Bookfest

June 9, 2021 at 2PM ET
Virtual Event

Can a woman have it all–especially when choosing love threatens to make a real mess? Join Thien-Kim Lam, Sajni Patel and Morgan Rogers to find out!

There’s 2 full days of all-star romance panels! Save $30 off the Edelweiss Bookfest registration fee with my friends and family code TKLBOOKFEST30. 

Edelweiss Bookfest

June 9, 2021 at 4PM ET

Facebook Live 

A Mighty Blaze

There’s so much to love about Indie Bookstores! I’m chatting with Kimberly Lowrance of A Mighty Blaze and indie store Love’s Sweet Arrow. Watch the replay on A Mighty Blaze Facebook page.

Authors Love Bookstores Lam Loves Sweet Arrow

In Conversation with Karelia Stetz-Waters

June 2, 2021 at 8PM ET
The Ripped Bodice Facebook Page

I’m excited to celebrate Karelia Stetz-Waters and her new book Satisfaction Guaranteed. Virtual event hosted by The Ripped Bodice. View the replay on The Ripped Bodice’s Facebook page

Karelia Stetz-Waters Facebook Live

Live Chat with Kelly of Boobies & Noobies

May 25, 2021 at 8PM ET
Instagram Live

Romance podcaster Kelly Reynolds and I are going live on Instagram. We’ll chat about Happy Endings, sex toys, and lots more. No RSVP required. Catch the replay here.

Chat with Kelly at Boobies and Noobies
Bridgerton Book Club

Avon Books Bridgerton Book Club

May 24, 2021 at 6PM ET
Instagram Live

Join authors Cathy Maxwell and Thien-Kim Lam on Avon’s Instagram for a Live on May 24th at 6PM to discuss Julia Quinn’s The Viscount Who Loved Me! They’ll be chatting the second Bridgerton book with us, spilling some romance tea, and of course, diving into their own works, including Thien-Kim Lam’s Happy Endings and Cathy Maxwell’s Her First Desire!

Catch the replay here.

May 19, 2021


DIY MFA with Gabriella Perreira

Thien-Kim discusses her writing process for Happy Endings, including why she gave her protagonist a unique career. Plus why she choose to begin her novel with tension between the two main love interests. Listen here.

May 17, 2021 at 8PM ET



Virtual Book Launch at Loyalty Books

If you  missed the virtual celebration of Happy Endings with my friend Lyssa Kay Adams at Loyalty Books, you can watch the replay!

To access the replay click here and make donation of any amount of your choice. Donations will go to Stop AAPI Hate. There will also be an option to snag the book during the event.

May 16, 2021 at 3PM ET

Instagram Live


Mad About Meet Cutes

Let’s talk Meet Cutes with Melonie Johnson! Join us on Instagram as we chat about the most important meet cutes in our lives and in movies and books. No RSVP required. Follow Thien-Kim on Instagram to join live.

April 24, 2021

Virtual Event

Beyond Fabio:The Modern Romance (Indie Bookstore Day)

Join authors Georgia Clark, Talia Hibbert and Thien-Kim Lam for a discussion of the modern romance novel and a celebration of all things hot, steamy, meet-cute and happily ever after. Watch the replay here.

Visit Indie Bookstore Day for more events.

Modern Romance Panel at Indie Bookstore Day

March 13, 2021

Virtual Event

Joy of Romance is For Everyone Event

We’re celebrating the release of Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert! Join Talia Hibbert, Thien-Kim Lam, and Casey McQuiston for The Joy of Romance Is For Everyone panel moderated by McKenzie Jean-Philippe of

The Joy of Romance Is For Everyone Panel

October 2020

Virtual Event

Representation in Romance Novels: Introducing New Voices (Frankfurt Book Fair)

Join debut authors as we discuss our writing journey and how romance has inspired us to reach our goals and dreams. The panelists for our New Voices discussion are: Elizabeth Kahn of Romance Sparks Joy is our moderator; Stacey Agdern, author of Miracles and Menorahs; Marcella Bell, author of Stolen to Wear His Crown; Thien-Kim Lam, author of Happy Endings; and Denise Williams, author of How to Fail at Flirting.

Watch the replay here.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 Romance Panel

August 2020

Virtual Event

Let’s Talk About Romance (Bookstore Romance Day 2020)

I’m moderating a panel of awesome romance authors at Love’s Sweet Arrow for Bookstore Romance Day! Celebrating with us are Sonali Dev, author of Recipe for Persuasion; Alyssa Cole, author of Prince on Paper; Jennifer Estep, author of Crush the King; and Diana Quincy, author of Her Night With the Duke.

Watch the replay here.

romance bookstore day at Love's Sweet Arrow