How To Write Romance Fiction
About the Write Romance Fiction Course
Romance is the biggest selling genre of fiction. And writing a romance novel is a dream for many writers, yet few ever make that dream a reality.
Why? Most, burned out by family and work commitments, simply don’t have the time or energy left to write. Others carry wonderful ideas around in their head but have no clue how to turn them into stories that readers will fall in love with.
Maybe you’ve looked at the bestseller lists and thought; ‘If they can do it, why can’t I?’
If this is you, then we understand exactly how you feel. There’s nothing more frustrating than having a great idea for a romance story and seeing others achieve success, yet not knowing how to get started.
Whether you aspire to write a bestseller or simply find the motivation to put pen to paper, the Write Romance Fiction course gives you everything you need.
Chick Lit to Rom Com
Insightful, In-Depth Course
You’ll discover how to write chart-topping chick lit and romantic comedies, through gritty sagas, sweeping historicals, seductive short stories, smouldering erotica, right up to the latest how to get published techniques and beyond.
Write Romance Fiction takes you deep inside the workings of successful romantic novels, novellas, short stories, magazine articles, and anthologies. By the end of your training, you’ll know exactly how to get started and what to do next – even if you’re brand new to this genre.
Each module is laid out in a clear, step-by-step format that anyone can follow.
Discover How To…
Develop An Idea
Find Your Genre
Breathe Life Into Your Characters
Show, Don’t Tell
Add Unusual Ingredients
Turn Up The Heat
Find The Time
Promotion and Branding
Full of Secrets
Discover How To…
Flat to Fabulous
Create Page-turning Romance
You will uncover new techniques and strategies for crafting sizzling dialogue and creating strong, uncontrollable chemistry between your characters. You will learn how and when to ramp up the intensity in your stories. You will develop the enviable skill of being able to control and engage your readers’ emotions and keep them flipping the pages addictively.
By the end of this course, your fiction will pack an emotional punch like nothing else!
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14 World-Class Course Modules
Introduction to Writing Romance Fiction
Module One is your introduction to the vast and exciting world of the romance fiction writer. We’ll pinpoint exactly what Romantic Fiction is and why it’s written. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of today’s market and we’ll reveal the five key decisions every successful romance writer makes at the start of their journey.
Throughout this module you’ll also gain vital tips and techniques the professionals use for creating the time, space and energy to write a novel in and around your busy life. And much more!
Finding your Genre
Romance is the world’s biggest genre of fiction with many diverse sub-genres within it. In this cutting-edge module, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the range of categories available to you in today’s market, as well as how each genre is marketed to a specific reader.
By the end of Module Two, you will have identified the specific sub-genre of romance that is most suitable for you. You will have uncovered the shifting trends that have shaped romantic fiction throughout the years and you’ll know how to use this intel to your advantage.
Heroes and Heroines
In Module Three you’ll discover techniques for transforming your hero and heroine from cardboard cut-outs to real-life characters that readers will fall in love with.
This vital module guides you in understanding what types of hero and heroine are most popular, and how to make them original, realistic and irresistible. You will also discover the common mistakes that most amateurs repeatedly make, with lots of fitting examples to illustrate each key learning point.
Creating a Couple
To create any successful romance, your reader must believe in the relationship and want it to succeed. In this vital module, you will be setting off fireworks and creating the perfect couple for your romance story.
You’ll discover how to create sizzling conflicts, drama and romantic tension that pulls your reader in and has them eagerly flipping the pages late into the night.
Crafting Convincing Characters
More rejections result from weak characterization than from any other reason. By the end of Module Five you will have learned the little-known, yet easily applicable techniques that best-selling romance writers use to create and develop characters that are three-dimensional, credible, and who can react in a believable way to any situation you put them in.
You’ll learn everything from inventing names to character conflicts, and how to breathe life into any character. Weak characterization will never again be a problem for you after this comprehensive module.
Dialogue and Body Language
The ability to write good dialogue is central to producing compelling fiction. It is one of the major elements by which your story will stand or fall.
In Module Six you will learn everything you need to know about writing powerful dialogue and using body language like a professional.
You’ll discover the techniques for manipulating your characters into telling the story for you through their actions, conversations and thoughts. You’ll also be privy to lots of carefully chosen, real-life examples of good and bad dialogue in romance fiction today and much more.
Viewpoint and Voice
In Module Seven you will discover the crucial differences between viewpoints and how to use them to get the most out of your characters.
You will also create your ‘author voice’ and you’ll learn how to make your readers chuckle using the tricks of the comedy trade. You’ll also learn the ‘humour’ mistakes most amateurs make that guarantee rejection!
Throughout this module, we give you lots of hand-picked examples that illustrate each key learning point so that you’ll know exactly what to do – and what not to do!
In Module Eight you will uncover expert techniques for creating a stunning setting that will whisk away your readers and submerge them into your story’s surroundings.
You will learn the correct way to use the senses in your writing (most beginners get this completely wrong). You’ll know how to efficiently research and arrange your material like a true pro before you even put pen to paper.
Throughout this module, you’ll also be privy to lots of eloquent, hand-picked examples that clearly illustrate each key learning point.
What’s the Plot? Part I
The plot is the backbone of your story. Without a plot, you don’t have a story to tell. Many amateur romance writers end up with a weak or implausible plot that makes their readers give up, with loath or frustration.
In Module Nine you will discover how to develop your most titillating ideas and turn them into exhilarating plots readers will adore.
What’s the Plot? Part II
In Module Ten, we break things down even further by looking at the written components that make up your plot.
By the end of this module, you will know how to create a successful story structure, how to start your story and create a killer first line that sucks your readers in, and then keeps them turning the pages.
You will know the steps to make a winning first chapter and you will uncover the techniques for creating appealing titles that entice your readers.
Writing Erotic Fiction
Sex is a part of romantic writing, yet most writers get sex so wrong. In Module 11, you will learn the art and craft of writing everything from sweet romance to sizzling erotica!
By the end of this module, you will discover what makes your readers tick, understand the type of sex you should write, how much sex is expected from your chosen genre and much more. Hand-picked examples, from the suggestive to the explicit, are used throughout.
The Essential Art of Self-Editing
In Module Twelve, you’ll discover the crucial skills needed to get your first draft ready.
You’ll learn how to use vivid verbs like the professionals, to bring your writing to life and you’ll discover our Manuscript Preparation process.
Finally, we’ll reveal the social media marketing techniques used by savvy best-selling romance writers. Not to be missed!
Getting Your Romance Published
You’ve written your first romance, now it’s time to take the plunge! In Module Thirteen, we will delve into the publishing world and walk you through the entire process of getting your romance short story or novel published using our proven and time-tested process.
Whether you choose to approach traditional publishers or opt for digital e-publishing, it’s all covered in this packed module. We’ll guide you around the common pitfalls that most beginners fall into. We’ll show you how to work with editors and agents, and we’ll reveal the red flags to watch out for. This is a vital module that will quickly convert you from rank amateur to a respected author.
The Business of Romance Writing
Module Fourteen prepares you to become a published author as you learn to submit your manuscript with confidence and professionally handle what comes next; from sole-destroying rejection letters to publishing deals.
You’ll discover the tips and tricks to self-promotion and you’ll become an expert in the steps of publication. This extensive module covers the essential, yet rarely discussed business side of romance that successful writers need to know.
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Master Your Craft
Whether you’re a newcomer to romance or a professional author, using the know-how and behind-the-scenes strategies contained within Write Romance Fiction, you will be joining an elite group of smart, savvy and successful romance writers who have achieved success in this hugely popular genre.
Each Module Is Full of…
Beat The Burden
All you need is a computer, smartphone or tablet device to get started.
With the in-depth, imaginative and engaging guidance of this course combined with the world-class development team behind it, you could be the next best-selling Romance author.
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Here’s what you are getting today:
|✔ 14 Module Romance Writing Course|
|✔ Writing Action Points|
|✔ Printed Certificate of Achievement|
|✔ Lifetime access|
|✔ 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee|
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The information, principles, techniques and strategies taught within this course are universal and therefore completely relevant to aspiring and published authors worldwide. Currently, we have students taking the course in more than 50 countries.
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Each test has a minimum passing score which you must achieve before you can move onto the next module in the course. You can take each module test as many times as you like until you pass, at which point your passing results are recorded in our national database and contribute towards your final score. Our testing system assesses your answers and calculates your score instantly.
This means no more waiting days or weeks for an assessor to mark your results and get back to you, like other more outmoded courses.
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There are no time-limits for completing individual modules and no time limits for taking the tests. However, once you decide to start a test it must be completed in one go. You cannot stop a test midway through and return to it later, like you can with the course content. You can view your course history and your current overall grade at anytime during the course.
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