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The Pros and Cons of Including a Prologue or Epilogue in a Romance Novel

If you're a writer (or sometimes a reader), then you probably know what front and back matter are, the extra stuff publishers add to a book - copyright page, introduction, author information and acknowledgments, maybe even brief summaries of other books they recommend. Well, the prologue and epilogue are the front and back matter of a story. These little additions don't always need to be there, but they can be fun to read and write! 😉 Today, I'm going to list some pros and cons to having prologue or epilogue in a romantic story...

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Authors Who Make Small Towns Spicier

Since every couple needs to have at least one romantic date (Either intentionally or not) and there are so many unique ones that can happen in the small town romance category, these authors are offering some inspiration to potential readers… Small Town Romance Date Ideas

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Ten Tips for Managing a Long Distance Relationship: a guest post by Emily Moore

10 Tips for Managing a Long Distance Relationship -- Waiting for that special someone to get home? Be it your new bae or your old one, you’d want them to feel how much they mean to you. Even if you live far from each other, long-distance relationships (LDR) can be surprisingly easy. From keeping the flame alive through regular chats and video calls to planning romantic getaways, an LDR doesn’t have to be so isolating. In this blog, we’ll provide tips for managing a long-distance relationship – whether it’s your first or sixth. Whether yours is a short-term arrangement or something longer-term, these tricks will make distance relationship love messages easier on both of you...

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Six Steps to Building a Long-Lasting Relationship: a guest post by Emily Moore

Keeping a relationship alive and kicking is no easy feat. How do relationships last so long? It takes a lot of effort, time, and patience to maintain a happy partnership...

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Ten Signs You Are Ready for Marriage: a guest post by Jade Langton

Marriage is something that should be taken very seriously. Therefore, it is crucial to know whether you are ready for it or not. Read a comprehensive article on this topic; we've put together factual information for you!

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5 Tips on How to Have a Memorable First Date: a guest post by Amelia Ma

After a while, online dating can start to get a bit boring and tedious. The same pick-up lines. The same half-hearted rejections.  However, there are still various ways to make sure your first date is fresh and exciting. A little effort can go a long way! Check out this guide on how to have a memorable first date...

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Five Adorable Young Adult Romances That Are Sure to Spark Joy: a guest post by Desiree Villena of Reedsy

Some of us could still use a small burst of joy to power through these next few weeks... not to mention some suitably breezy reading material for sunny days in the park. The good news is, YA rom-coms are just the ticket, and there are tons of amazing titles floating around these days. I’ve gathered five YA romances that will spark joy and provide a nice escape from the stress of daily life.

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Top Wedding Themes for 2021: a guest post by Janelle Urrutia

Your wedding is the most important day of your life and it’s vital to have everything turn out the way you’ve always dreamed of. Choosing a wedding theme is more than just a color scheme- it influences your choice of decor, music, and of course, tells the love story between you and your partner. If you’re having difficulty choosing a wedding theme, you can get inspiration from the top wedding themes of 2021...

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Historical Romance – Personal Not Just Factual: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

Let’s talk about books. There’s nothing I love more than cracking open a volume, going to the first page and diving into a great story. As writers, we hope to create characters and worlds that truly resonate with readers...

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Creative Things You Can Do on Valentine’s Day: a guest post by Maggie Holmes

When it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day, there is nothing more important than making the day special for you and your loved one. Of course, you can go with traditional romantic ideas, but you can also do something more creative and surprise your significant other...