Writing Romance
Plan, draft, and write a ROMANCE NOVEL!
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Explore the fundamentals of literary love with best-selling author Jean Oram

Finish the course with all the techniques you need to plan and draft the perfect romance

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LeARN HOW TO WRITE A ROMANCE NOVEL YOUR READERS WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH

Explore the wonderful world of romance with New York Times best-selling author Jean Oram in this comprehensive course, full of advice and wisdom from an experienced, professional writer of Happily Ever Afters!

From plotting techniques to genre and sub-genres, romance story structure, building conflict and tension, characterisation, and the all important ‘Love Wins’ moment, Jean will guide you through every aspect of romance writing from start to finish — the perfect companion to our Plotstormers course.

So wherever you are in the process — whether you’re starting out with a mere spark of an idea, are half way through a draft, or are already at the editing stage — there’ll be something in this course to help you make your story even stronger.

Use the knowledge and exercises in this course to create a watertight romance plot that will leave your readers happy crying.

And all with the support and feedback from your fellow WHQers!

 

LESSONS IN THIS COURSE

BUILDING FOUNDATIONS

Where to start & how to get started

PLOTTING
METHODS

An intro to the planning process

ROMANCE STORY
STRUCTURE

The essentials of writing a romance

TURNING
POINTS

Getting your story to the midpoint

THE SEED OF
DOUBT

Writing the
third act

LOVE SAVES
THE DAY

And they lived happily ever after

WRITE FROM THE HEART

Making the story your own

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