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Selected Insights from Julia Quinn

By Pamela Gibson

I write historical romance and Regencies have long been one of my favorite genres. Over the years, I’ve sat through several presentations at in-person conventions, learning different perspectives from some of my favorite authors. Here are a few I recently came across from Julia Quinn, the author of the Bridgerton series. She made them during a panel discussion in 2016.

Plot or characters, which comes first? . . .

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What Will You Do When Your Characters Misbehave?

By Joanne Guidoccio

When I first heard this question at a creative writing workshop, I was tempted to say that I intended to firmly hold onto the reins. A neophyte with no literary credits to my name, I couldn’t imagine characters actually misbehaving on the page. Thankfully, I paused and waited for more seasoned writers to respond.

What followed was . . .

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The Benefits of Imagining Who Would Play Your Characters if Your Book Was Turned into a Film @BeautySwot #Writers

By Lucy Mitchell

The idea for this blog post came to me whilst cleaning my bathroom. I’d just finished Bettina Hunt’s fabulous romantic comedy; ‘A Tempting Trio‘ and all I could think about (with my head bent over the bath and scrubbing like mad) was who I’d want to see cast in the leading male roles if Bettina’s book was turned into a film.

This is what a good book can do to you. It will infiltrate your thoughts days after you’ve finished it and will make you think about . . .

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Dear Writer, Want to Know about the Character of Plot?

By Damyanti Biswas

David Corbett about the Character of Plot — a unique approach to story structure that, according to David, provides the best opportunity for truly profound, compelling, complex, and emotionally rich narratives . . .

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Developing Conflict and Resolution in you stories

By Lorraine Ambers

Characters are the heart of a story, the plot is its skeleton, but the blood running through its veins is conflict. Without it, your characters have nothing to fight for, no arc will develop, and your plot will wither and die. In this post, we’ll explore . . .

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Job Description – Romance Writer

By Lucy Mitchell

As a romance writer I thought it would be fun to create a mini job description.

Vacancy – Romance Writer

Do you enjoy writing about the first flushes of love and want to excite millions of romance readers around the world?

About The Role . . .

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Lesson Two From the Writing Path: Your characters will try to wrestle for the controls

Moonday Mania

a blog about writers, writing and the roadblocks we all face

Last week I started this series of blogs about my romance writing lessons, well, roadblocks really, with a post on how life gets in the way of my goals. You can read that HERE. This week I’m addressing lesson two. And in the following weeks I’ll be hitting the other three top lessons I’ve learned by writing and publishing paranormal romance.

On writing, plotting, and how characters are lying in wait, ready to derail your best laid plots.

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https://jessicaaspen.com/2016/07/18/lesson-two-from-the-writing-path/

 

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