Posted on February 22, 2022 at 1:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
When author Melissa Ferguson urges her fellow romance writers to begin their stories with a bang, she's not being raunchy.
Rather, she's encouraging them to avoid the mistake she made with her first unpublished manuscript: opening with considerable backstory before the comedic moments necessary in a rom-com took place.
Ferguson, now a bestseller, shares how she opened her next three romantic comedy novels with "bangs" that capture readers' attention in a post for Writer's Digest.
Categories: Behind the scenes