Romance author Michelle Major explains her three go-to tips for ensuring your characters have believable chemistry.
Romance novelist Jane Igharo, author of Ties That Tether, shares her four tips on writing a romantic comedy that deals with real-life issues while staying true to the genre, using examples from other rom-coms.
Bestselling novelist Mikki Daughtry shares why dreams (whether related to writing or love) are worth fighting for, what the writing process for Five Feet Apart was like, how that differed from her latest novel All This Time, and more!
Debut novelist Jane Igharo shares her experience writing and publishing Ties That Tether, why some immigrants forbid their children to marry outside their ethnicity, and more!
Novelist and screenwriter Karol Hoeffner shares what inspired her latest novel (Knee Deep), what surprised her the most in writing it, her best piece of advice for other writers who may be feeling writer's block during the pandemic, and more!
Bestselling romance and women's fiction novelist Robin Wells shares why her latest novel (She Gets That From Me) took longer than normal to complete, how her editor surprised her, what we all deep-down yearn for, and more!
Learn how to write BDSM romance with heart and soul in this piece by Joey W. Hill, author of 50 published contemporary and paranormal BDSM romances.
Add believability to your romance story ideas with 50 legitimate reasons for them to be stuck together from Hallmark Publishing editor Bryn Donovan.
The Romance Includes You mentorship initiative aims to find new talent and increase diversity and inclusion in romance publishing.
When Linda Cardillo's manuscript drew the interest of Harlequin, she had reservations about the bodice-ripping stereotypes attached to writing romance fiction. But her preconceptions were dispelled when she learned more about the breadth and diversity of the genre today.
The most convincing romantic stories are those that feel natural. Learn how to write romance scenes and romance novels without using the word "love."
Learn the differences between romance and women's fiction and why those differences matter when writing and publishing in either genre.
BY JESSICA BARKSDALE INCLAN After writing literary short fiction and then six contemporary novels, my then-agent told me to go henceforth and write a romance. A romance? I thought. Really? So when I decided to try my hand at romance, I learned a lot about writing in that genre. Here’s what I know after finishing How to Bake a Man.