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Romance Writer Chat
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Next week we’re going to discuss heroes and heroines! #RWchat
18 Jun, 11:57 PM UTC
Romance Writer Chat
@rwchat
Q1: Which do you usually develop first: external (non-romance) plot or internal (romance) plot? #RWchat
18 Jun, 11:05 PM UTC
Kimberly Bell
@BellRomance
@NKelleherAuthor I'm always surprised at how fast the hour goes. #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Kate McMurray
@katemcmwriter
Yes, true! Characters should earn the ending. #RWChat https://t.co/A0gda8Ip8R
18 Jun, 11:51 PM UTC
Karen Stivali
@karenstivali
That's why I try to have the external conflict directly impact the progress of the romance---then the black moment… https://t.co/CF0qYoYc2K
19 Jun, 12:07 AM UTC
Ellie Michael
@EllieMWrites
@rwchat A6: I don't understand the question #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:12 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A6: I don't start writing 'til I know the connection btwn my couple's weakness & my external plot. I find the obsta… https://t.co/p1XP8xIduN
19 Jun, 12:09 AM UTC
Jen DeLuca
@jaydee_ell
@rwchat You can see their relationship evolve by how they react to external issues. They deal with problems as a te… https://t.co/FqDmjuq2t9
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Jezz de Silva
@jezzdesilva
@rwchat #RWchat Thanks everyone, have a great week. PS. You're welcome 👊
19 Jun, 12:02 AM UTC
Margaret Bates
@MargaretBates1
@allitemplebooks @hudsbart OH MY GOD, that's my fear. Either at the drive through or rolling down window to get out… https://t.co/k3zWnkUEnI
19 Jun, 12:12 AM UTC
Christina L Olson
@ceeleeolson
@JulieDoner @rwchat Right there with you! #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:10 AM UTC
Jezz de Silva
@jezzdesilva
@ceeleeolson @rwchat #RWchat How I started writing, romantic scene popped into my head & took me 2 years & 200k wor… https://t.co/l81RWEODUb
19 Jun, 12:10 AM UTC
Sasha Devlin
@SashaDevlin
Actually? This is paraphrase of a fave scene in a Kresley Cole bk. She's on a deteriorating bridge & falls. The her… https://t.co/npkbV1XHBZ
19 Jun, 12:08 AM UTC
Jordyn Jacobs
@WriterJordyn
Thank you! Met many new romance writer friends. #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:07 AM UTC
Elizabeth Bright
@A_Bright_Lizzie
I always come away from #rwchat feeling inspired to write all the words and fix all the things. Thanks, writers!
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Jemi Fraser
@jemifraser
Another awesome chat tonight! Learned a lot … again! Thanks everyone :) #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:05 AM UTC
Ellie Michael
@EllieMWrites
@rwchat A8: the ultimate point where ext. plot and romantic plot intersect. H/h give into the ext. plot, letting it… https://t.co/gpsdy4E78k
19 Jun, 12:22 AM UTC
Allison Temple
@allitemplebooks
@hudsbart @MargaretBates1 It's when you learn the art of the 'nothing weird is happening' smile. #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:15 AM UTC
Amie DontshushMe
@chronic_mom
@MandaCollins @SuperWriterMom Y'all COME ON!!!!!!!! Am I the only one who cackles when she does mean things? #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:14 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A7: External plots insure a pace that allows love to build btwn my couple. #RWChat https://t.co/TH0Evlxdt3
19 Jun, 12:11 AM UTC
Allison Temple
@allitemplebooks
@hudsbart @MargaretBates1 You get over the cringe factor after the third time you forget to hit pause as the lady a… https://t.co/nd3DhTaPRo
19 Jun, 12:10 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
It gives your story context and depth, and showcases your (hopefully) autonomous and three-dimensional characters l… https://t.co/roCjsnTB1E
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Christina L Olson
@ceeleeolson
@rwchat Q1 A1: Usually a romantic scene will pop into my head first, and then the story expands out from there. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Kate Clayborn
@kateclayborn
@SashaDevlin how dumb was s/he to fall into a volcano though, let's be honest #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Sasha Devlin
@SashaDevlin
@chronic_mom I made him up just now but sure. Why not? #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Lyssa Dering
@LyssaDering
A8 cont'd: Lately I've started thinking of the external plot as a subplot and the romance as the main plot #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Headphones
@ransan82
@briston_brooks @rwchat Not sure I understand, either, but if it means that low point, I tend to write the external… https://t.co/7GVxWrcjcn
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
JC
@JC_Emery
@camillehjones @EKingstonBooks @CatSWrites not accounting for execution. I just always go: plot > characters > have… https://t.co/BI7ZzuTiWp
19 Jun, 12:22 AM UTC
JC
@JC_Emery
@camillehjones @EKingstonBooks @CatSWrites See, this is where I struggle in this convo. IMO, all my stories are cha… https://t.co/Mj9YHMsbrn
19 Jun, 12:21 AM UTC
Christina L Olson
@ceeleeolson
@rwchat I try to scale it back some. Or I put in a fight, so there's an opportunity to make up. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:18 AM UTC
Ellie Michael
@EllieMWrites
@rwchat A7: slows down the romance, but also carries the readers along and helps them get fully invested in the outcome. #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:17 AM UTC
Sandra Antonelli
@SandrAntonelli
Well, kids, it’s writing time. Cheers then ’til next week! #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:16 AM UTC
Michele Mills
@mills_michele
@elizadwrites Lol Better late than never! #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:14 AM UTC
Allison Temple
@allitemplebooks
@MargaretBates1 @hudsbart The first time I did it at the office, I was so SURE everyone could hear, even though I h… https://t.co/xBNzboR1zk
19 Jun, 12:14 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A8: I think I did a good job of this in #TheFollow. I revisited the connecting conflict btwn my romance & my subplo… https://t.co/dirsbhP9yE
19 Jun, 12:12 AM UTC
Christina L Olson
@ceeleeolson
@rwchat Q2 A1: I totally suck at subplots. If I somehow manage to weave something in seamlessly, it's a fluke. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:09 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
I just have to sit at my keyboard. I'll find a way. I am Queen of Unnecessary Angst and Brooding, and make no apolo… https://t.co/HyfpRVJ39L
19 Jun, 12:08 AM UTC
Elizabeth Kingston
@EKingstonBooks
@SandrAntonelli @lrwoodauthor sadly, no. I am a pretty-prose whore, so every word is like excavated with a mini sca… https://t.co/HFdJZvuayr
19 Jun, 12:07 AM UTC
Priscilla Oliveras
@PrisOliveras
@rwchat It's about putting your h/h in a position where they're confronted w/ "worst" situation/decision; then it'… https://t.co/AZrIdL4Rpu
19 Jun, 12:07 AM UTC
Ellie Michael
@EllieMWrites
@rwchat A4: Intertwined is good, but what's more important to me is balanced romance, external plot, growth. #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Sandra Antonelli
@SandrAntonelli
@EKingstonBooks @lrwoodauthor And your fingers won’t type fast enough to get the story out!! #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:05 AM UTC
Miss Lucy Jane 🖋
@misslucyjane
@rwchat Q6: I remember this from Stranger Than Fiction: if the characters aren't doing anything, something needs to… https://t.co/K2F6F8H6lL
19 Jun, 12:05 AM UTC
Elizabeth Kingston
@EKingstonBooks
@SandrAntonelli @lrwoodauthor Kind of. It's just there. It's like I found it, fully formed, waiting for me. IT'S MA… https://t.co/AwZ3IaxaCh
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Alexis of Themyscira
@alexisdaria
@JC_Emery It's between identity and essence (as Michael Hague refers to it) - once their identity is stripped away,… https://t.co/xjreu7F9Ks
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Mica Kennedy
@MicaKenBooks
@rwchat The MCs need to consciously recognize what they have to give up in order to get their HEA. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
d dot hur
@Menshevixen
A Big Fight should be external plot cast onto romantic stakes ('money fights are about sex' or vice versa) #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Christine/Christa T
@ShockZ314
Thanks for the chat! =) #RWChat https://t.co/q5asKmq1jh
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Camille Hadley Jones
@camillehjones
@rwchat A8: it usually works in tandem bc the ext plot has gotten the protags into trouble. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:02 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
It means that I've done something wrong and some SERIOUS rewrites are in order. #RWChat https://t.co/w9vPZZTk90
19 Jun, 12:02 AM UTC
Naomi Aoki
@naomiaokiauthor
#RWchat Q5. I let it during the draft stage, it might resolve itself further along and then can be fixed better in editing.
19 Jun, 12:32 AM UTC
cady finn🌺🌈🖋
@cadyfinnwrites
@rwchat The nonromance plot can inform and complicate the romance plot however you need it to, so if you need to sp… https://t.co/Cogoe1lWA5
19 Jun, 12:31 AM UTC
Melinda Dozier
@MelindaDozier
@rwchat A8: Everything In the book should move H/h forward to become better people. In the end the ext/into plot sh… https://t.co/T84bndpYgZ
19 Jun, 12:30 AM UTC
Vamp Kris
@vamp_kris2102
Volkswagen Jetta (1996) #Volkswagen https://t.co/TlFBgdUwW9 86k org miles Jetta GL 2.0L 5 speed manual, original… https://t.co/4aN52pJmea
19 Jun, 12:28 AM UTC
Robyn Bachar
@RobynBachar
@rwchat A3: There's usually an aha! moment during editing where I think of a way to adapt the external plot to mesh… https://t.co/CWynzhQ24l
19 Jun, 12:28 AM UTC
sally kilpatrick
@SuperWriterMom
.@rwchat, you've been helpful, but I'm at the Urgent Care with the hubs. I think he's going to be okay, but I'm obvs distracted. #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:27 AM UTC
Naomi Aoki
@naomiaokiauthor
#RWChat The external plot shows the world they live in or how the world views differ between characters. Adds... https://t.co/MTYaQos83k
19 Jun, 12:26 AM UTC
Robyn Bachar
@RobynBachar
@rwchat A2: Seamlessly? Heh. Copious amounts of wine? #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:25 AM UTC
sally kilpatrick
@SuperWriterMom
The non-romance plot gives them seomthing to do and to react to so they can then react to each other. #RWchat https://t.co/ye7FkSsYSL
19 Jun, 12:25 AM UTC
Robyn Bachar
@RobynBachar
@rwchat A1: External plot. My brain starts with "they fight Soviet space pirates!" or "dragons versus helicopters!"… https://t.co/eqnurkeKnA
19 Jun, 12:23 AM UTC
Renee Dahlia-Geelen
@dekabat
Lack of trust, and lack of choices. Be mean, make the worst happen. Internal drives external here. #rwchat https://t.co/QumMjkeClL
19 Jun, 12:23 AM UTC
Naomi Aoki
@naomiaokiauthor
#RWchat Q1. I start with the romance plot, the who's and why's and then add in the external plot.
19 Jun, 12:22 AM UTC
CA Blocke
@afullmargin
#rwchat So sad I missed chat tonight
19 Jun, 12:22 AM UTC
JC
@JC_Emery
@EKingstonBooks @camillehjones @CatSWrites coming from someone who doesn't really like plain old contemp. much. I n… https://t.co/Na5VHK5yaQ
19 Jun, 12:19 AM UTC
Laurie Loft
@Laurie_Loft
@rwchat I feel that if you are consciously trying to do this, it's less likely to work. It should just come about n… https://t.co/3PcKtqqZwT
19 Jun, 12:19 AM UTC
JC
@JC_Emery
@EKingstonBooks @camillehjones @CatSWrites plot-driven. I don't think contemp is necessarily more char. driven, but… https://t.co/WyvnkO82ee
19 Jun, 12:18 AM UTC
Renee Dahlia-Geelen
@dekabat
@rwchat Having this problem atm- an slowing the pacing, drawing out the action to include more dialogue, more interaction #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:14 AM UTC
Sandra Antonelli
@SandrAntonelli
@EKingstonBooks @lrwoodauthor I bet your first draft is all clean and shiny. Not full of typos missing words. #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:09 AM UTC
Ellie Michael
@EllieMWrites
@rwchat A5: I struggle with this. I sometimes get too caught up in my external plot. I end up cutting and simplifying. #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:09 AM UTC
Margaret Bates
@MargaretBates1
@allitemplebooks @A_Bright_Lizzie I feel that's definitely a fair point #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:08 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A5: Had that issue in 1st draft of #TheFollow. I watered down intensity of the ext plot by weaving in the romance.… https://t.co/d7RQr3Bgn9
19 Jun, 12:08 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A4: A connection is fine but the external plot's goal has to, 1st & foremost, mature my heroine. #RWChat https://t.co/H5lRbovHqP
19 Jun, 12:06 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
I mean, that's okay. Ideally, you should choose the tack that works best for your stories. There are no right answe… https://t.co/banauXTQuI
19 Jun, 12:05 AM UTC
Eliza David 💋
@elizadwrites
A3: Then I guess we're going on a different journey. LOL! My outlines are road maps. Route is optional. #RWChat https://t.co/YJjxMLCcAT
19 Jun, 12:05 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
@rwchat I haven't read a lot of convincing YA romances, and it's so frustrating to see a story built around, "Ooooh… https://t.co/NKFUvwJa2b
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Hudson B. Lin
@hudsbart
@MargaretBates1 @allitemplebooks Not sure I can listen to romance novels. I can read the most hardcore stuff, but I… https://t.co/3YYlEphRZA
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Nenia Campbell 🦄✨
@NeniaCampbell
@rwchat It really depends. I think I like it more when it's separate in YA, but more entwined when it's fantasy or historical. #RWChat
19 Jun, 12:04 AM UTC
Sandra Antonelli
@SandrAntonelli
@EKingstonBooks @lrwoodauthor And then it all just comes pouring out! #RWchat
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Michele Mills
@mills_michele
A8: Lately I tie it into needing a revelation, or choice that has to be made in front of a judge or official, or be… https://t.co/wS8KoYNmDz
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Lyssa Dering
@LyssaDering
A8: External plot is secondary. In romance, the only real dark night of the soul that matters is the one wrt the re… https://t.co/FKWa9LEPKI
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
Margaret Bates
@MargaretBates1
@allitemplebooks I'll try anything once as far as reading goes! #rwchat
19 Jun, 12:03 AM UTC
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