The Essential Elements of Romance
I recently read a book that began as contemporary literature and finished as romance. It was by turns clever and witty, romantic and dramatic, and was truly superb—for the first half. So what went wrong?
Let’s talk about the essential elements to crafting a good romance.
It’s Black History Month! While we should celebrate diversity all year round, we’re especially reminded of it at times like this.
“‘Diversity’ should just be called ‘reality.’ Your books, your TV shows, your movies, your articles, your curricula, need to reflect reality.” — Tananarive Due, author and American Book Award winner