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How to Write a Romance Novel, Romance Writing

If you’re trying your hand at romance writing, one of the most popular fiction genres, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find information on developing a dynamic, engaging heroine, her perfect lover, and the conflict that separates them.

David Schmahmann’s Empire Settings

“I think, if (Empire Settings) does well, it will be a case study in what it is about the commercial publishing industry in New York that makes it tick and that makes it catch things and miss things.” Read more

Prose Primer

The building blocks of effective prose are simpler than you think. Read more

On The Edge: The Power of Titillation

Now that the erotica trend is climaxing, writers—and readers—are wondering what constitutes erotica and what that label really means. Read more

A Plan for Creating Great Fiction Ideas

Examine Marshall’s steps to guide you through the novel-writing process. Read more

How to Break Out of a Writing Slump

When the words aren’t coming, explore your other passions to replenish those creative juices. Read more

How You Can Write Your Heart Out

Your best writing comes straight from the heart, filled with truth, imagination and passion. Write Your Heart Out helps you better capture these qualities and use writing as an ongoing means of self-discovery and self-expression. Click below for suggestions about joining or starting a writer’s response group to receive valuable feedback and perspective on your writing Read more

5 Tips To Polish Your Fiction

5 Tips To Polish Your Fiction Read more

Chick-Lit Rebel

Melissa Bank, bestselling author of The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing, has been called a chick-lit pioneer, but she has something to say about being labeled. Read more

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