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Why I write romance

August 25, 2016 Writing  One comment

It came to me in a dream. 

"I write romantic dramas," I said to my now forgotten dream companion. 

I bolted upright in bed. 

I do write romantic dramas, I realized. Startled by the simplicity of that statement. A piece I'd been missing since I started writing seriously three years ago. 

Romantic drama. That is it exactly. That is my work. 

Romance being defined as a story that has "a central love story and an emotionally satisfying ending." 

And drama being defined as "serious presentations or stories with settings or life situations that portray realistic characters in conflict with either themselves, others, or forces of nature. A dramatic film shows us human beings at

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Chapter One & Chapter Two from upcoming NA Romance book

December 31, 2015 Writing  2 comments

*Not finalized version, apologies for any incorrect spellings or grammar. psst. Prologue not included 

 

Chapter One

Collin

December 31st

            There was just something about her.

            It struck me when I saw her; pulling into the small back parking lot of the bar my three roommates insisted I got to early to secure a table for tonight.

            Fuckers were lucky I had the day off and was bored out of my skull by the time seven o’clock rolled around.

            I pressed lightly on the breaks of my truck when I saw her slam the driver’s door of an old Jeep Cherokee shut and start walking towards the door, her dark hair blowing out behind her.

            She looked up at me and paused when she

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