Category: balancing humor and emotion

Writing Challenge: Girl Meets Boy Meets Dog

This week at So You Think You Can Write we’ve been talking about romantic comedy. As DARE author Rebecca Hunter wrote on Wednesday, “Right now, there are a lot of things going on in the world that can make us feel overwhelmed. Sometimes we need a break. We all need a place to go to…

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Dear Editor, how funny can my romance be?

Dear Editor I’m told my hero and heroine can be too light-hearted…but I want them to be fun! Why can’t they be humorous? Thanks, Alison Hi Alison, Everyone loves a hero and heroine who have many sides, and who are able to add a touch of humor to what could be a deeply emotional, tear-jerking…

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