Writing a Romance Novel
Getting Your Story Started and Getting It Finished
This course was created for the beginning romance writer and also for the author who's started a project but needs some encouragement and motivation to keep going or get it finished.
Each lesson will guide you step by step through the process of writing your first romance story.
How to generate ideas
How to plot your novel and the importance of the opening three chapters
How to create life like characters
How to write natural sounding dialogue
How to handle point of view in a story
How to get your story ready to submit to either an editor or agent.
Susan Palmquist is the author of over 100 books, including romance, mystery and writing instruction how tos. She also writes romances under her pen name, Vanessa Devereaux.
For the last seven years, she's been tutoring aspiring authors and teaching writing workshops through various chapters of the Romance Writers of America.
She also blogs on writing topics and is a book reviewer.