Posted on 09/15/2022 at 12:07 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Witty banter is probably one of those things it's easier to write than to actually do. (At least that's true...

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Posted on 08/12/2022 at 08:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's been a pretty busy week at Fussy, and we've fallen behind on sharing posts from Writer's Digest. So here's...

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Posted on 08/01/2022 at 03:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If, like author Kerry Winfrey, you've been reluctant to attempt a second-chance romance because you're not sure you can make...

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Posted on 07/29/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Regency romance was hot before Bridgerton, and it shows no signs of cooling off. That long-lasting interest means there are...

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Posted on 07/22/2022 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Friends-to-lovers makes more sense, when you consider romance plots, than enemies-to-lovers. But, as author Lacie Waldon points out, it can...

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Posted on 07/07/2022 at 08:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today's writing advice comes from a celebrity-book-club-selected author. Ashley Poston, whose The Dead Romantics is Good Morning America's selection for...

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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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