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Advice from the Archives: How to Spot Problem Areas in Your Story

By Patience Bloom (from her blog) It happens to every romance writer. You have a polished piece of work in […]

Posted on: April 22, 2019
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5 Reasons to Love Romantic Conflict!

We editors strive to relay the importance of romantic conflict. After reading umpteenthousand books, we just know that the key […]

Posted on: April 2, 2019
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Top 10 Reasons Why We Reject a Project

By Patience Bloom Do you live in fear of the rejection letter? Maybe you’ve received a few and spend days […]

Posted on: March 19, 2019
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Avoiding the “Ick” Factor: How to Write Sex Scenes that Draw the Reader in and Add to Your Plot

This is from our Advice from the Archives, and the perfect follow-up for Valentine’s Day…. Do you like the steamy […]

Posted on: February 18, 2019
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Top Three Reasons to Love a Snowbound Romance

By Katie Gowrie The SYTYCW team is in the thick of winter. February is a tough month, fraught with what […]

Posted on: February 6, 2019
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Interview with… Alison Roberts

We’re pleased to have Alison Roberts with us today. She’s here to tell us about her writing process and her […]

Posted on: November 1, 2018
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Advice from the Archives: How to Network like a Rock Star

by Emily Rodmell Writing can often be a lonely profession, just you and your computer. That’s why a support system […]

Posted on: October 18, 2018
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Writing a Lovable Antihero

by Katie Gowrie Everyone loves a bad boy. Or maybe I should say—everyone loves a good bad boy. The guy […]

Posted on: October 16, 2018
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Interview with…Cathy McDavid!

We’re pleased to have New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Cathy McDavid with us today. She’s here to […]

Posted on: October 8, 2018
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Advice from the Archives: How to Keep the Romance in Your Sex Scenes

Do you like the steamy bits best? Sex is an important part of relationships and many romance novels. But writing […]

Posted on: October 3, 2018