Romance comes in all shapes and sizes… and its meaning and the way we celebrate it is as individual as we are. Not always hearts and flowers, it can be in the simple gestures of love each day..In the Carrot Ranch Flash fiction this week the prompt was to write about Romance and the result is a wonderful collection of short stories, long on love…which is always worth celebrating.. head over and enjoy…Happy Thanksgiving
The focus on two people in a relationship, the barriers they meet and overcome, and a happily ever after ending (HEA) characterize the genre of romance. We often think of covers that portray women trussed up in bodices in impossible positions to intertwine limbs and lips with bare-chested men that all seem to look like Fabio. It’s easy to poke fun at romance, yet it’s the number one selling genre. We all yearn for love stories.
This week, writers took the challenge to hone their writing skills, emphasizing emotional connection and relationship development. They wrote romance in miniature.
The following are based on the November 21, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a romance.
PART I (10-minute read)
Romance Outline by Ann Edall-Robson
“Write a romance. Focus on a relationship.” She instructed.
“Not my genre!” I screamed back at the screen.
“Try writing what you know.”…
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