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#8 Romance Subgenres Every Writer Should Know

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Hey Writing Friends! I’m here with another great romance centered post for you all. In continuing the theme of the month of love, let’s hop into the topic of the subgenres in romance. What I will outline for you today is by no means an all-inclusive list, as we know genres can take on a life of their own. I would suggest not getting too caught up trying to fit into each category, but you should know the general genre your writing falls in so that when it's time to publish you can select the correct categories for your book....

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How to Create Couples Your Readers Will Want to Make #CoupleGoals

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Hey Writing Friends! I’m back this week and excited to jump into some romance. Now, I’m not typically the one to buy into Valentine’s Day, but what better time to talk about how romance can play out in writing. So in this post, we’ll talk about creating couples and I’ll share with you my “special” writing playlist for when you need to get the sexy going and give your couple’s a little one on one time. Y’all ready? Let’s get into it! One of my favorite things to write about is relationships. I like to write about romantic relationships because...

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All You Need to Know About Carmen Elle

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Hey Writing Friends! It’s me Carmen Elle. I’m in such a euphoric state at the moment. For years, I’ve thought about starting a blog, can’t say that I talked about it, at least, not out loud; but my thought always was, “Carmen, what are you going to talk about?” But, *insert enlightening moment here*, after being an editor for the past two years and understanding more of the struggles that writers just like myself go through, I know exactly what I want to talk about and that’s writing of course! All things writing make my world go around.  I’ve been...

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