Kate Walker's 12 Point Guide to Writing Romance Paperback
by Kate Walker
Part of the Aber Writers Guides series
Writers Guides: An Aber Series Here is how to become a published romance writer If you want to write romance and be a professional writer then this book is a must for you. Following on from the success of the first edition of this book, which won a major award, this guide explains what is meant by romance and takes you through the process of writing emotion and conflict. The author explains how dialogue should be natural between your heroine and her hero and she explains the difference between sensuality and passion. With an expanded text and more true insider-secrets this is a must for all writers of romance, whether professional or amateur.
The book explains: * How to write emotion and create PTQ (page turning quality) in your novels * How to create conflict amidst your characters and why it is a major essential component in your novel. * Why dialogue is the lifeblood of your knowledge * How to make dialogue sound realistic * How to make your characters real * How to create the required sharp focus on your hero and heroine * How to develop supporting characters that work * Why flashbacks are important in some stories and how to create them in your novel. * Why sensuality is important and how you can develop sensuality between your hero and heroine * How to pace the development of the romance that is occurring between your hero and heroine * How to write the love scene between your hero and heroine and the importance of 'after' * The importance of the hero and his essential 'vital vulnerability'. * The filter role of the heroine for the reader * The heroine's 21st Century response to conflict * How to answer the question 'why?'
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 265 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: GLMP Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/07/2010
- Category: Creative writing & creative writing guides
- ISBN: 9781842851289