Posts Tagged ‘romance writing’

We had a great time reading all the stories of our ‘Relationship Status: Complicated’ writing contest. A little romance here, a little humour there – each one was special in its own way and our judges had a tough time deciding the winner. Each entry was so good! The contest was judged by Debeshi Gooptu, author of many...

We live in a time where we have thousands of stories available to read every month, both online and offline. Everyone has a story and 7 billion people in the world means just as many stories. But that said, logically, there are only 8 different types of stories to be told in this world. For me, a bestselling novel is...

“Your style of writing is too classy for the content you wrote. It was too smart for a romcom.” This is what a friend wrote to me after reading my book. I get her point. For that’s the general impression. What’s there to a love story, after all? Boy meets girl, spark/drama/conflict/tension. Love suffers, love...

When I was in college, my friends and I would pass around romance novels to each other on the sly, hoping our English teachers wouldn’t spot us reading these juicy novels and give us a hard time. Romance novels were generally considered trashy although no teacher expressly told us not to read them. They were...

If you're writing a romance, don't look any further. These are the essentials of any, writes bestselling author Arvind Parashar