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Writing love stories - flaws to avoid | Now Novel

Writing love stories: 5 flaws to avoid

Writing love stories can be lucrative. Publishing sensations such as Danielle Steel and Nora Roberts as well as literary romance authors have found legions of readers. Why? Because best-loved romantic stories have key ingredients of a good tale: character and plot, tension, suspense, and (often) wonder and surprise. Yet there are many pitfalls in romantic writing: […]

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How to write a romantic book

How to write a romantic book: 5 mistakes to avoid

Learning how to write a romantic book also means learning to avoid common romance writing mistakes. The best romance writers excel at finding romantic story ideas and fleshing them out with memorable character relationships. Here are 5 romance writing mistakes to avoid: (more…)

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Write a romance novel - romance subgenres

How to write a romance novel: Choosing subgenres

If you want to learn how to write a romance novel, it’s important to familiarize yourself with genre’s many subgenres. After deciding whether you want to write category or single title romance novels, it’s time to choose your romance subgenre: There are two different formats for romance novels. The category romance or series romance are […]

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How to write a romance novel that feels real

For something that is so important in our lives, it’s surprising how often love gets clichéd treatment in songs, books, movies and more. You can avoid these clichés and learn how to write a romance novel that feels real by following these tips: Avoid clichés The first step in avoiding clichés is to recognise them, […]

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Top ten romance novels: Books to inspire you

In order to write great romance novels, you need to read great romance novels. Below is a list of successful top ten romance novels spanning subgenres from classic literature to contemporary. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is the original chicklit novel as Elizabeth Bennet attempts to navigate her way through society life and find […]

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