Writing "The Kiss."

When we think of the romantic kisses we’ve had, I think many of us may agree we consider them a prelude to something greater. A beginning. 456 more words

Coming Up on #RWchat...May 8th: Ambiance

Next week on RWchat we’ll discuss how to infuse ambiance and atmosphere into our writing – especially in love scenes. We’ll talk about tone, language, and pacing, and how to write love scenes that capture mood and still advance the story. 27 more words


Stumbling Blocks

I don’t know about every writer, but I comfort myself with the belief that every writer has a type of scene that is somewhat of a stumbling block….or speed bump on the road to Words on the Page. 200 more words

Eclectic Bard Books

Is There Such a Thing as Christian Love Scenes?

I received a message from another writer last week that said, “I am an author in the first round of edits with my publishing company. Luckily, they aren’t pushing for an erotic, yucky smut scene between my characters. 1,768 more words

Sherrie Hansen

How to Write a Great (and Not Schmaltzy) Love Scene | Jane Friedman

“ For a love scene to move readers, it must embody the principle of restraint—in dialogue, in description, and in the characters’ actions.”

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How To Write

When you have to write a love scene

A month or so ago I wrote Writing Love scenes without writing love scenes and explained that usually I liked to give my characters a little privacy in the bedroom. 541 more words