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Tropes Spotlight: Fake Relationships

In a great romance novel there is a delicate balance between using classic elements that are proven to work in […]

Posted on: January 30, 2023
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Winter, A Season for Romance

Winter, the most magical and wonderful time of the year, with the crisp air, flurries of snow and sparkles of […]

Posted on: December 15, 2022
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Tropes Spotlight: Opposites Attract

“Tropes”, one of those factors that category romance editors are always searching when reading a manuscript. But, what is a […]

Posted on: September 26, 2022
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Fall, The Perfect Season for Romance

By Natalia Castano The season of crunching leaves, cozy sweaters, pumpkins spice lattes, and chilly atmosphere is here! Fall is […]

Posted on: September 15, 2022
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4 Small Town Romances Coming in August and Why We Love Them!

By Natalia Castano We love a small-town romance! One that can make the reader feel like part of a community, […]

Posted on: August 15, 2022
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Top Tips on Pitching Your Romance Novel

By Katie Gowrie If you’re attending writer’s conferences this summer and fall, you may be brushing up on how to […]

Posted on: July 22, 2021
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Top 10 Tips for Worldbuilding

by Vicki Essex If you read our post on Tuesday, you know that this week on the blog, we’re joined […]

Posted on: December 4, 2020
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Advice from the Archives: 5 Things Romantic Conflict Provides

In today’s post from our Archives, we share the many benefits of creating romantic conflict, a key building block of […]

Posted on: October 6, 2020
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10 Things Only a Romance Editor Knows

The following is adapted from a post in our archives. Working in the romance fiction industry requires some very specialist […]

Posted on: September 29, 2020
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Top 10 Reasons to Write a Small Town Romance

It’s no surprise that small town romances are so popular! From contemporary to romantic suspense to paranormal romance, the setting […]

Posted on: September 4, 2020