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Writing romance: Advice from 8 authors and agents

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.

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Book coach interview: Zee Monodee on feel-good romance

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.

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Writing coach interview: Romy Sommer on romance and founding ROSA

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.

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Author interview: Writing historical romance with Fil Reid

We chat to Now Novel member Fil Reid who recently won Dragonblade Publishing’s “The Write Stuff” contest about writing historical romance.

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How to write romantic novels: 9 bestseller insights

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:

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Story ideas: Romance brainstorming in 8 easy steps

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:

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How to write love stories: 7 romance novelists’ wisdom

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:

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Finding story ideas romance hasn’t exhausted: 7 sources

Seeking original story ideas romance hasn’t done to death? Try these 7 approaches to finding romance story inspiration:

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How to write romance that feels real

Learning how to write romance that feels real is important if you want readers to believe your love story. Read the following tips on how to write chemistry, compatibility, complexity and other key elements of real relationships:

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