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.

You’ll learn-

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.

Your Instructor

Susan Palmquist
Susan Palmquist

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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