Romance Writing Resources
Romance Writing Resources for Beginners and Established Writers
For the Romance writing section I searched the world wide web and found lots of informational
and instructional links that will fuel your desire to write your novel and
to provide resources that will help you do so. Good luck and happy writing!
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
General Romance Resources
Links For Writers
We have listed links here for writers of all genres. You will find grammar, usage, editing, online courses,
workshops and more.
All About Romance
So much going on, on this website. You're sure to get a lot out of it...
eBook Crossroads Writers Edge
General writing resources.
Online Reference Books
A helpful listing of online references for writers on writing, grammar, and more,
Really good general resource for romance writers.
The Romance Reader
Reviews and discussions on Romance books, author interviews and more...
Chronological listing of events in History-17th C. to 1851
Character and Setting Interactions
How to make your setting more than just a backdrop for your dramatic events.
Developing the Dark Moment
Not all books need dark moments, but properly used, this point of crisis can intensify the conflict and at the
same time, initiate its resolution.
Manuscript Preparation, Synopsis and the Query Letter. Tons of resources to help you in preparing and
formating of your manuscript as well as query samples, how to's and writing your novel synopsis.
Resources for you to use to learn how to write and devlop the plot of your story/novel.
Learn how to create and develop your characters - from heroes to villains and everything in between.
Grammar and Punctuation
Answers and advice for all of your grammar and punctuation questions.
Writing dialogue that flows and sounds natural is not always easy, but you'll find the expert advice here
that you need to write realistic dialogue.
Regency Era resources
Renaissance Era resources
Resources of Scotland and the Scottish culture.
Resources of Ireland and the Irish culture.
The Civil War and The Wild West
Civil War and Wild West writing resources.
I found some great sites to help you with your research. You can stay in your jammies and meet
up with all kinds of Romance writers and discover their sources of information...You'ill find links to forensics,
medicine, history, time periods, and more
Collection of the Canting Words and Terms used by Beggars, Gypsies, Cheats, House-Breakers, Shop-Lifters,
Foot-Pads, Highway-Men, etc.
Excellent resource especially for information on character building.
An extensive timeline showing costumes and accessories through the ages.
Crime and Clues
Diana's Writing Page
Lots of information on the art and science of Criminal Investigation.
Diana Cosby provides general links plus specific info on Knights, Pirates, Scots, Cops, Sioux, Herbs and more..
Online resources to research other times, art, technology, whatever you need...
The Food Timeline
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
History of food from A to Z.
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project comprises the three main chronologically ordered websites - on
Ancient, Medieval and Modern History - and, in addition, a number of subsidiary themed pages. Included are
full texts of translated writings, selections from writings, as well as information on medieval law.
Comprehensive list of on-line resources for writers of historical fiction.
An extensive listing of historical fiction resources.
Resources of Medicine and Medical Research for Your Stories and Novels
Murder and Assault Weapons
Choose your choice of murder and assault, from guns to Arson to Domestic Abuse...
Researching the Historical Novel
An article explaining how to do research for a historical novel by Romance author, Shelly Thacker
Vampires Witches and Warewolves
Resources of Vampires, Witches and Warewolves for beginner and established writers.
Romance Courses and Workshops
Kiss of Death
Monthly workshops on different topics - two per month, low fee.
Lowcountry Romance Writer
Several low-cost workshops every month.
Romance Writers of America
Workshops on different topics of Romance writing every month at very low fees.
Carve is seeking good honest fiction in the form of short stories. Payment varies between $20-$50 for accepted stories.
Short stories - token payment.
Glimmer Train has been discovering and publishing emerging writers since 1990. Several categories. Payment starts
Seeking quality flash romance fiction. Token payment.
Shades of Romance Magazine
Romantic short stories and articles. See guidelines for payment schedule.
Wild Rose Press
We publish only stories where romance is a strong element and in ALL lengths. This includes short stories
See guidelines for story lengths.
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