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3 Romantic Scenes for Romance Novels and More

Every year romance tops the list of the most widely read genres. From Edward and Bella to Harry and Sally to Romeo and Juliette, most of the greatest stories ever told have at their center two people discovering their feelings for one another.

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Layering 20 Scenes to Create a Strong Romance Novel

Last week I probably overwhelmed you by showing you how to integrate the key romance scenes into your foundational ten scenes. This post is a long one too. Yes, it can be a daunting—but fun!—process to layer in your scenes.

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Are most romance novels badly written?

Curtis Sittenfeld, whose new novel is an update of Pride and Prejudice, has annoyed writers by criticising the quality of romance writing. But is she right?

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5 Tips for Creating Strong Heroes and Heroines in a Romance Novel | Visual.ly

If you’re looking for help in writing strong heroes and heroines in your romance story, this infographic will help you.

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Love Is In the Air: Why Do People Love Romance Novels So Much?

This Sunday is February 14th. Valentine’s Day or V-Day as some people choose to call it, but the V stands for Very Stupid Holiday.

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Struggling to break out of a rut? Here are 7 types of female love interests you can consider for your writing.

Struggling to break out of a rut? Here are 7 types of female love interests you can consider for your writing.

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How to write erotic fiction: Top 5 tips from best-selling author PLUS amazing competition

COULD YOU be the next EL James? Top tips on writing erotic fiction from a best-selling author plus YOUR chance to enter the Mills & Boon Scantilly competition and have your story published.

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Are You Self Publishing Romance? – Maybe You Should Be

Are You Self Publishing Romance? – Maybe You Should Be

By Derek Haines

“If you are writing and self publishing science fiction, historical fiction, mystery or detective stories, perhaps you should consider a change of genres. One genre is dominating ebook sales in particular. No prizes for guessing that this genre is romance…”

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