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Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes When Writing Romance  

Today’s post is by Stephanie O’Brien.

Whether it’s the main element of the story, or a subplot that adds drama, depth, and higher stakes to your primary plot, romance is a wonderful aspect of a great tale . . . when it’s done right.

But when it’s done wrong, it can frustrate your audience and detract from the quality of the story as a whole.

Here are five mistakes writers often make when writing romance and how to avoid them:

Mistake #1: Dragging out the “will they or won’t they?” phase too long

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