In romance novels, not all romance novels but a good portion of them, the couple breaks up at some point in the narrative.
There is no standard romance. There is a "formula" of sorts and there are certainly expectations in the reader, but the genres allow freedom and creativity. There is a reason there are so many subgenres.
"O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"
You have your character biographies written, you know the story you want to tell, but how do you name your characters?
Are you writing a romance? Let's talk about your hero and heroine.
Happy February 1st! AKA the first day in my two weeks of romance blog posts. In honor of Valentine's Day (February 14th for those who might have forgotten), I am posting fourteen romance-related articles. To kick off this romance extravaganza, I thought I would define what a romance novel is.