Many storytellers neglect attraction in their rush to get the characters dating.
Every bit of triumph or heartache has to be built up by the storyteller.
Characters can be grating without being abusive.
Love triangles have a bad reputation, but they can create compelling romance.
Being a feminist and enjoying questionable tropes isn't mutually exclusive.
Sex doesn't automatically make a scene interesting.
Is that queerbaiting intentional? Here's how to tell.
Understanding what made iconic books work is key to emulating them.
All romance begins with a love interest.
Relationship dynamics are like archetypes for romance – they provide a template for storytellers to start from.
Everyone loves a good romance, yet storytellers aren’t that great at depicting them.
An infestation spreads through the ranks of our beloved genre.