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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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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The Beginner’s Guide to Writing for Publication at the Hernando Library

The Beginner’s Guide To Writing for Publication – This 6 part series features authors Kristi Bradley, Pat Sawtelle, and Allan Gilbreath. Recorded live at the Hernando First Regional Library we’ve broken the topic into smaller video segments for you.
Part 1 – Levels of publishing, finish the book before editing, beta readers, and the business of writing.
Part 2 – Tropes, pitches, and hooking the reader.
Part 3 – Great characters.
Part 4 – Data dumping, word choices, and guidelines.
Part 5 – Beta readers and story techniques.
Part 6 – Research and application.
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