How to Write Kissing Books

Romancing the Beat: Story Structure for Romance Novels
Series: How to Write Kissing Books, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Originally Published: April 19, 2016 by Gwen Hayes. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy » Style manuals
What makes a romance novel a romance? How do you write a kissing book? Writing a well-structured romance isn't the same as writing any other genre—something the popular novel and screenwriting guides don't address. The romance arc is made up of its own story beats, and the external plot and theme need to be braided to the romance arc—not the other way around. Told in conversational (and often...