Writing Romance

Authors Kristi Bradley, Annette Miller, and Elaine Meece get you started with Romance writing. Tips on how to move the story along, reducing the use of repetitive words or “was” and “were”, chapter ending hooks, and strong plots.

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March Madness Reading Multiple Books

Embrace the madness and step up your reading with two or three books this month and maybe even read outside of your normal genre. Here is a selection of books from the authors of Dark Oak Press and Media to explore. Don’t forget to write reviews of the books you’re reading this year.

  • Young Adult – The Raven’s War
  • Non-fiction – Afterlife Mysteries Revealed
  • Literary – Paper Garden and Other Stories
  • Fantasy – Knight of the Dove
  • Science Fiction – Star’s Fire



Afternoon Lemonade – a Short Story by Allan Gilbreath

Fans of Allan Gilbreath short stories will enjoy this story. You can feel the southern porch, the heat, and that cold glass of lemonade as the author reads this short story for you.

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Writing Romance

Valentines is approaching and it’s a great time to work on writing those love scenes. Authors Kristi Bradley and Patricia Potter help writers with the challenges of writing love scenes. Learn how to use those scenes to help your readers connect with your characters. Explore the types of scenes and how they vary by genre in this YouTube video from Dark Oak Press and Media. Post your own love scene writing challenges and share with your friends.

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