Whether your summer story has two heroes ready to jump into the fires of love or a heroine facing some serious emotional turmoil over her hero, romance novels contain so much more than the basic love story. Part of Jane Austen’s greatness stemmed from the romance - and lack of it in some cases - that had many women twitterpated in the end. But more of Austen herself can be seen in my article, Vintage Writing With Jane Austen. Before a romance can make a hit, there are many elements to keep in mind during its creation.
Tips for Writing Romance:
Have a hero or heroine – Readers will thank you for making them fall in love with a main character they can relate to.
Things to Avoid When Writing Romance:
To see these characteristics in actions, it’s important to read through successful novels that have made a good impact on the readership they aim at. Here are some examples of what these successful novels have done within their stories. Let’s take one of the most famous romance series in today’s world – The Twilight Saga.
These are simply a few of the romance elements shown in the story. The most important decision you can make in a romance – in any genre – is establishing an emotional connection between your readers and your characters. The rest is your playground!