Writing a Romance Novel That Sells


The romance fiction market is the largest selling genre in the world. So how do you go about writing one? In this course you will not only learn the basics of subgenre, plot, characters and conflict: we will also discuss markets, publishers and agents, and the many ways you can publish your romance stories. We will also create a writing plan so you can finish that book. Learn about the nuanced craft of romance writing and today’s publishing world, and get honest answers and information from a multi-published romance author.

Westfield Penrith on Tuesday

Beginning 26/7/2022 from 10:00:00 to 12:00:00

for 8 Weeks


Topics Covered include:

1. Introductions Defining subgenre / tropes What a romance novel is not Writing exercise 2. Storytelling basics Characters - hero/heroine/villain/secondary characters Writing exercise Homework 3. Plot, story, theme Turning points 3-Act & 6-Act Structure Writing Exercise - your plotting board Homework 4. Revision of last session Developing your romance plot and shaping your story Beginning / Middle / End Opening hooks Common pitfalls Writing exercise 5. Indie v’s traditional publishing Publishers and agents The publishing process 6. Revisiting your goals Your writing goals and forming a plan Class exercise

Course Outcome

By the end of this course, participants will be able to: - define their targeted subgenre and identify popular romance tropes - gain a variety of practical tools to further improve their writing - get an insight into the romance publishing industry - create an action plan for their writing goals

On the first session bring


Items to be purchased during the course

no $10

Special Issues To Note

NCC Code: 82WRIM322



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