How to Write a Love Story by Katy CannonTilly Frost has grown up reading her grandmothers bestselling romance novels - so when the one and only Beatrix Frost is taken ill, Tilly finishes writing her latest work. Then Tilly agrees to start the next book. But what is her gran hiding from her? And how can Tilly write a heart-pounding romance when shes never been in love? Can she turn her school crush into something more? One thing Tilly should know is that the course of true love never did run smooth...
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How to Write a Love Story
While romance may seem like the easiest genre to write, it is definitely not. The average romance reader is smart, discerning and not easily impressed. To create a successful romance, it takes a thoughtful strategy. By the way, I apologize ahead of time for the double entendres and puns that are scattered around this post, but how could I not? Most romance readers will demand that your story follows this formula. But the good news is, there are millions of different ways you can write this story without it sounding, well, formulaic. Readers want to see themselves in the heroine.
Show less Romance novels are a very popular genre in publishing. A good romance novel can spawn a whole series of novels with similar characters and settings. You may decide to write romance novels as a writerly challenge, or to try your hand at the genre. Start by coming up with fun, engaging ideas for the romance novel. Then, write the novel with your audience in mind. To write romance novels, create an engaging main character and develop a central conflict for your protagonist to navigate.