10 Things Every Romance Writer Needs

medium_10_Things_Every_Romance_Writer_Needs“10 Things Every Romance Writer Needs” by Anthony Ehlers | 4th October, 2011 | Writers Write.

“These are the ten things every romance writer needs to stay ensconced in that iridescent, happy bubble of handsome heroes and happily-ever-after. Writing is hard work, but we should keep it fun.

  1. Quickies
  2. Stock phrases
  3. Cheese and Wine
  4. Secret crush
  5. Break ups
  6. Something sensuous
  7. Good books
  8. Shoulder to cry on
  9. Thick skin
  10. Sense of humour.”

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  • commercial women’s fiction, especially chick lit, saga and romance
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  • contemporary YA and New Adult crossover books
  • children’s fiction


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