Elmore Leonard isn’t a romance writer, of course. But the adaptation of his novel Out of Sight gives us one of the best romances I’ve ever seen in film (or read in a book.) The Steven Soderbergh film creates such tension between the hero and heroine (played by Georgia Clooney and Jennifer Lopez) that it’s like a blueprint for anyone interested in romance writing. If you don’t believe me, read this EW piece.
There’s a ton of advice for writers out there about how to get published, how to get an agent, etc. But what about the writers who already have contracts, and need to balance workload, deadlines, and knowing how much writing is too much writing?
Check out this blog post by romance goddess Sylvia Day (Seven Years to Sin, Bared to You)