Tag: emotional-conflict

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3 Things Romantic Conflict Adds to Your Story

Romance is never perfect, is it? Not in real life, the movies, or in the books we all love! We’ve […]

Posted on: September 1, 2022

Dear Editor, how can I deal with difficult topics in my romance?

Dear Editor How can you deal with traumatic life scenarios realistically in a romance? I have a storyline in mind […]

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Make them suffer: Why conflict is necessary

This week, Susan Litman, Editor for Harlequin Special Edition, shows us why we should make our characters suffer! “They met. They […]

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Weekend Writing Tips: Flo Nicoll

This weekend’s writing tip is from the fabulous Flo Nicoll! Enjoy, and happy writing! The SYTYCW Editors x

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Advice From The Archives: Emotional Intensity Without the Bodycount – Part 2!

Last week, we had the fabulous Fiona Harper talking about how to keep a grip on the emotion in your […]

Posted on: December 9, 2015

Advice From the Archives: Internal vs External Conflict

This week on Advice From the Archives, we’re returning to the nuts and bolts of writing a successful romance – […]

Posted on: October 14, 2015

Weekend Writing Tip: Laura McCallen

This weekend, Assistant Editor @LauraMcCallen is on SOLD to give you her top writing tip about maintaining that all-important emotional […]

Posted on: August 15, 2015

Time for another #WritingChallenge!

We’re still laughing about the funny and fabulous entries to our last #WritingChallenge – brilliant! Now, a #WritingChallenge for all […]

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Advice from the Archives: Beefing Up Black Moments

We’re back this week with some more stellar advice from our archives! This handy post comes from the ‘Behind the […]

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Dear Editor…

Dear Editor,  I know conflict is a necessary part of a story, but when I get rejections I get something […]

Posted on: March 4, 2015