Posted on 04/25/2022 at 08:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The enemies-to-lovers trope has endured in romance for a reason — there's something extra satisfying about watching rivals' resistance to...

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Posted on 03/23/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It may have seemed to you, in recent years, that romance novels had to recount, in all sorts of detail,...

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Tagged As: Romance, Writer's Digest

Posted on 03/21/2022 at 09:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Being single doesn't mean you're sad or lonely — we all know that (and plenty of us live it). That...

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Tagged As: Romance, Writer's Digest

Posted on 02/22/2022 at 01:00 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....

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Posted on 02/14/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Rebecca Sacks doesn't write erotica or even romance. Yet the most common praise and complaints she heard about their...

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Tagged As: Literary Hub, Romance

Posted on 02/14/2022 at 09:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A slow-burn romance doesn't have to be slow-paced. In fact, that's one of author Falon Ballard's five keys to writing...

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Posted on 11/09/2021 at 02:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A successful rom-com novel is more than the sum of its parts, says author Denise Williams. Of course, you should...

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Posted on 11/08/2021 at 09:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader’s Nate Hoffelder has a warning for romance authors who sell wide: check on your Apple Books listings....

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Posted on 10/28/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Holidays of all types are fast approaching, and that may put you in the mood for some seasonal writing. The...

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Posted on 07/08/2021 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just because you’re not writing a romance novel doesn’t mean there can’t be a heart-pounding subplot. Jennifer Estep, for example,...

Categories: Behind the scenes