Title: Write in the Heart: 101 romance writing
Want to learn how to write inspiring romance? Some of these writing prompts are ideas for characters; others present possible scenarios and snippets of dialogue. Each one of them has a romance tale waiting to blossom, some more than one.
These just aren’t any old ideas. What makes these romance prompts different?
Good romance stories are not just about the hook-up. They’re about connection and hope and triumph. They’re about people finding satisfaction in themselves through other people. They’re about the thrill of the chase. They’re about loss, longing and loneliness, all of those low, grey human emotions explored and then thwarted by that one enduring fact of life that in one way or another binds every human on earth: Love!
Every one of these writing prompts has been developed from this deep understanding of the true nature of romance which helps to crafts a fine story whether writing short stories, screenplays, novels or an epic book series.
Quickies: Writing short fiction for the romance market by Nancy L Cassidy.
This short and easy to read book will give aspiring novelists ideas on how to write a romance. Inside you’ll learn about the history of the short story, understanding your niche, the craft of writing short romance, the use of literary layering and precision writing.