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Conflict in Romance

Romance. Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back. Whether comedy or drama, whether he’s getting her or she’s getting him, that’s the basic format, but not all three components have to be involved in the novel. Boy … Continue reading

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This One’s for Katie

The early results of the outlining experiment are in, and though more research is required before I say so definitively, all indications are that . . . Y’all know I’m a seat-of-the-pants writer, right? I’ve been at this business professionally … Continue reading

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Tense Out

Do you have enough tension in your scenes? They’re all supposed to snap and crackle like a live wire in the rain, ya know. How’s your electricity flowing? Yesterday, mine fizzled. Had to rip out the entire scene and rewrite … Continue reading

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Conflict in Romance

Romance. Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back. Whether comedy or drama, whether he’s getting her or she’s getting him, that’s the basic format, but not all three components have to be involved in the novel. Boy … Continue reading

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