Romantic Women's Fiction Chapter of RWA
“So, what do you write?” asks an author at the Desert Dreams conference in early June.
Uh…. Don’t you hate the way that question puts you on the spot? “I write romantic women’s fiction,” I reply.
“Uh… what’s that… exactly?”
As the current President of the Romantic Women’s Fiction Chapter of RWA, I should know. Right? Well, I can’t answer for the entire chapter, but this is the way I write romantic women’s fiction. Your mileage may vary. 😉
The Romance Continuum
At one end, you’ve got the straight-up romance focused on a couple and the ups and downs of their love. On the other end, you’ve got pure women’s fiction about a woman’s journey through life from chaos to serenity.
Romantic Women’s Fiction (RWF) has both a romance and a life struggle with the romance taking the lead.
As in real life, a woman in RWF doesn’t live…
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