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How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 6

This is the last of the series of “How to Become a Romance Writer.” Sad, I know. But through this journey of writing we have learned several things about romance writing on the way: Step 1-Stick to Your Goal Each English Major, Romance writer or not, needs to stick to their goal. That goal may not be becoming a romance
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How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 5

Something that always intrigues me about being an English Major, who loves romance writing, is: there are very little studies in romance writing. English Majors love to learn, but don’t always have the opportunity to. Everyone has that one saying we’ve all heard: “I’ve always wanted to learn (blank)…” But who has ever followed through with that statement? The time
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How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 4

Every writer, romance or not, has a writer they look up to and aspire to become (sometimes both financially and writing-wise). For me, that writer is J.R. Ward.

How to Become a Romance Writer: Step 2

One of the hardest thing romance writers have to face is adversity. Romance writers aren’t like the rest of the writing world. We stand apart from those around us, and don’t conform to the regular rules of writing. I first knew that I was a romance writer when I started to create love stories in my head about the couples
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How to Tell Your Parents You’re in Love With…

Romance. I recently had “the talk” with my mother… Yes, that’s right: I had to tell my own mother that I want to be a romance writer, sex scenes and all. “That won’t make you any money!” she said. “How will you provide for your family?” Funny, when I was growing up all anyone said was: “Follow your dreams,” and
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