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How to Write a Romance Novel – 8 Tips From a Published Writer

These tips on how to write a romance novel are from a published author of many romantic books. Here’s what novelist Mary Jo Putney said at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference in British Columbia — these are her best tips on the writing, editing, and publishing business….

Here’s one of the things she stressed:

“When your book comes out, there will be errors in the text.”

Okay, this may not seem like a brilliant writing tip, but I love it because 1) it increases my faith that I will soon a published book author (fellow scribes, keep saying to yourself, “When my book comes out, when my book comes out,”…and one day you will be published!); and 2) her tip reassures me that no writing is perfect, no matter how many readers or editors have combed through it. Even published writing isn’t perfect.

To learn more about writing romantic novels, read Will Write for Shoes: How to Write a Chick Lit Novel.

And, here are Putney’s writing tips for historical romance…Read More »How to Write a Romance Novel – 8 Tips From a Published Writer