In this weeks Thursday Tidbit, Loretta Rogers provides insights into writing compelling women’s fiction. She describes the similarities and differences that exist between women’s fiction and romance. What is that big difference? Women’s fiction deals mainly with women’s relationships to other women, rather than women’s relationships with men. Enjoy!
This week, Loretta Rogers shares insights on how to write the action and adventure genre. If you’re interested in writing in a more “macho” genre, then action and adventure may be for you.
Beverly Baker accepted the Butt Glue challenge and shares with us her thoughts on how Butt Glue has inspired her this month. Her “Ode to Butt Glue” is also included for your reading pleasure.
Loretta’s explains the Christian Genre and what writer’s need to understand when writing a Christian/Inspiration romance.
Interested in writing a Western Romance? Loretta’s Thursday Tidbit provides us with some excellent details on what makes a good Hero and Heroine, and a solid foundation of how to write in this genre, as well as some guidance for what not to do.
Interested in writing a historical romance, but not quite sure of the specific subgenre that you need to research? Loretta Rogers defines and describes each of these subgenre’s and reminds us that while research within your subgenre is necessary, a great story and believable characters are even more important.
Sometimes we need to stop and be thankful for those around us who give us so many unique gifts. And never forget to be thankful for our own strength and perseverance as we strive to write that next book. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
For the next few weeks, Loretta Rogers will provide us with the basic principles for writing genre fiction. While there is no step-by-step formula for writing each genre, Loretta suggests that the best way to learn how to write your genre of choice is to read as much as possible in that particular genre.
Loretta Rogers explains why every writer must identify a ‘specific’ genre for our novel. Knowing your genre helps make the connection between story and reader, and helps you to find the right audience who will love your book. If you can’t answer the question, ‘what are you writing?’, then today’s tidbit is for you!
On November 15th, award-winning author Linnea Sinclair will show us how to integrate our research with our writing, to make it feel real, immediate and exciting.