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How to write a romance novel advice - 9 romance writing mistakes

How to write a romance novel: Avoid romance writing mistakes

Writing romance is perennially popular, and romance novels continue to sell in great numbers. Learn how to write a romance novel and avoid cliches in your love story ideas, themes and characters. Start with these 9 romance writing tips: 1. Know the romance genre (and your own subgenre) inside out 2. Choose love story ideas […]

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Character relationships: 6 tips for crafting real connections

Writing character relationships that make sense requires thinking about how relationships work. How and why do people interact in harmonious or confrontational ways? Here are 6 tips for creating connected characters whose relationships are convincing: 1: Draw inspiration for characters’ relationships from real life Writing great relationships between characters requires being observant about relationships in your own life and […]

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How to plot a romance novel

Almost every romance novel is about the relationship between two people. Some novels focus on triangular love situations. A strong plot is the difference between keeping your reader turning the pages and abandoning the book. The following tips on how to plot a romance novel should help you write a well-plotted romance: 1. Don’t let […]

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51 must-visit websites for romance writers

In A Natural History of the Romance Novel, Pamela Regis writes ‘The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres’. This week, we’ve put together 53 of the best websites for romance writers, a genre-specific companion to our popular guide to the 151 must-visit websites for writers. […]

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