I know there’s already a lot of threads that exist here on the forum, set out to help you improve your writing in general, but I thought I’d make a more specific one to help those writing in the romance genre. If you’ve been on the forums long enough you probably know that there are tons of threads where people express their disdain for certain romance tropes (my own included). As important as that discussion is, I think it’s also crucial we talk about what we should do when writing romance. It’s easy to use cliches in romance as a workaround writing properly developed characters and chemistry, but when you put more effort into your writing - it shows!
Questions for discussion
- What are some turnoffs you have in Episode romance stories?
- What are some things that you enjoy reading in Episode romantic stories?
- What are some things that you wish writers in the romance genre would do more of?
Feel free to discuss anything else as long as you are on topic.
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