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HEA Writing Week 2023 | Hooks & Tropes

Today for HEA Writing Week, we’re talking about story hooks and tropes. Romance novels use classic tropes to drive the […]

Posted on: November 1, 2023
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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

Hooks vs Tropes: What’s the Difference?

“Hooks” and “tropes” are two words that category romance readers and editors throw around quite often. But what are they, […]

Posted on: November 11, 2021

Romance Writing 101: Hooks and Themes

Another in our crash course series of instructive posts, this one by former colleague Grace Thiele, who revs up our […]

Posted on: August 29, 2018

#WritingChallenge: 3-Sentence Pitch

By now if you’re participating in the Write Your Romance in 150 Days challenge, you’re one month in – that’s […]

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Hooks: How to Grab Your Readers

by Elizabeth Mazer, Associate Editor   The Love Inspired Historical team is excited to invite you to participate in our […]

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Cracking Romantic Suspense according to Patience Bloom

Today we’re thankful for Senior Editor Patience Bloom, a favorite blogger here! So when she volunteered to tell us exactly what […]

Posted on: December 5, 2013