How to use a Story Arc in a Romance Novel

How to use a Story Arc in a Romance Novel

When writing fiction there are no hard and fast rules, but there are some guidelines you ought to be aware of. In terms of plotting, whether you are a plotter or a pantser, there is an essential basic arc that you will want your narrative to fit. The Basic Plot Arc...
Info Dumping and How to Avoid it

Info Dumping and How to Avoid it

One of the biggest issues I see from new authors writing genre fiction such as romance is a tendency to info-dump. That is, to get bogged down in prolonged explanations of background or descriptions. Particularly at the beginning of a romance novel, it is best to jump...