Writing love stories is a meaningful way to explore all the stages of human relationships. Read the difference between love stories and genre romance, hallmark features of stories with romantic elements, and more.
Category: Romance Writing
Romance writing is a large genre with many interesting subgenres.
Find every article on writing romantic stories in Now Novel’s archives here.
Learn about how to write romance arcs that keep readers’ emotions involved. Discover how to make characters’ attractions sizzle on the page.
Learn common romance story flaws, too, and how to tell stories about love with heart.
Writing romance is a potentially lucrative choice of genre. Read tips from top romance authors and their agents on commercial romance, the power of networking, and more.
Now Novel writing coach Zee Monodee shares why she writes feel-good romance, her book coaching process, favorite romance tropes and more in this interview with Lascelles Marais.
Who forms the team at the heart of Now Novel? Meet writing coach, hybrid-published romance author and writing webinar host Romy Sommer, who discusses writing romance and beginning writers’ challenges with Lascelles Marais.
We chat to Now Novel member Fil Reid who recently won Dragonblade Publishing’s “The Write Stuff” contest about writing historical romance.
Learning how to write romantic novels requires understanding the key ingredients of a great love story. Read 9 insights from 10 top romance novels that show how to write romance that is marketable and affecting:
Looking for the kind of story ideas romance directors dream of? You could grow your idea from a ‘meet cute’ scenario. Or find what drives a natural (or unlikely) duo’s mutual attraction. Try these 8 simple steps to develop a memorable romantic story or arc:
Successful romance novelists offer many insights into how to write love stories that hook readers. Read 7 quotes that give insights into telling great love stories:
Seeking original story ideas romance hasn’t done to death? Try these 7 approaches to finding romance story inspiration: