Writing romance isn’t as easy as many people seem to think.
“You write romances? I could totally do that, too, but I have SO much on my plate. Plus, I think if I’m gonna write a book, I want it to be more of a challenge.”
Said by someone who has never finished writing a romance (or not one worth reading).
Because one thing good romance writing is not is easy.
It’s a real challenge to write an engaging story with two characters whose personalities and chemistry keep the reader hooked all the way to a satisfying end.
There’s magic in that. And it’s not to be underestimated.
The best love story books grab you right from the beginning and hold your attention until the resolution — which makes you instantly want to read another romance by the same author.
Do you want to try your hand at romance writing but don’t know how to start? Maybe you’re having trouble coming up with an idea for your book.
If you’re racking your brain for the perfect story idea, why not try one (or more) of the romance writing prompts in this article?
If nothing else, one of them could plant the seed of an idea for your next bestseller.