Historical romance novels have been around for quite a while and continue to be bestsellers. In fact, it seems they never get old. How could elements of life that are universally human—the past and romance—ever be done too much? So how do you write a novel that feels fresh and contains all the elements of a bestselling historical romance? This guide will help you make sure you know the keys to success. Of course, you have to start at the beginning: with a great premise.
10 Tips For Writing A Successful Historical Romance Novel
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You might think you know how a romance story goes. Boy meets girl. Boys fails girl. Boy gets girl. Seems simple enough, right? Not so fast. The landscape of romance is extremely rich and diverse, with many branches of subgenres and subcategories.
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Romance novels have always captured our hearts — they contain the intrigue, intimacy, and basic human drama that all readers love. So why not get in on the zeitgeist and learn how to write a romance novel of your very own? Here are our seven best tips for writing romance, including all the crucial elements you need.
Before I became well versed in writing the genre, I had misconceptions of my own, and that led to much trial and error as I worked to refine my craft and learn how better to please my audience. Lisa Lane is an eclectic writer who works in multiple genres and formats; she writes novels, original screenplays, short stories and essays. Four of her erotica novels and six erotic romance short stories are published through Ravenous Romance. See her website here. While sex does play a key role in erotica, the sex itself is secondary to the development of the characters and plot.