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Romance/Love: October 28, 2020 Issue [#10438]




 This week: Paranormal Lover
  Edited by: Lonewolf
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2. A Word from our Sponsor
3. Letter from the Editor
4. Editor's Picks
5. A Word from Writing.Com
6. Ask & Answer
7. Removal instructions

About This Newsletter

Paranormal Romance is a great combination of the classic Romance genre and the unexplained. You have vampires, werewolves, and ghosts that can be can be heroes, heroines, villains, or foes. There are no limitations for the author in terms of world-building, no rules for what can or can't be done with people, settings, and plot.


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Letter from the editor

Paranormal Romance blends reality with fantasy or science fiction. The fantasy elements may be woven into an alternate version of our own world, while an urban fantasy involving vampires, demons, and/or werewolves, maybe a more ‘normal’ manifestation of the paranormal. Then there are Humans with psychic abilities, witches, or ghosts. Time-travel, futuristic, and extraterrestrial romances also fall beneath the paranormal category.

As with any story, there are major elements of a story that act as the glue for the plot. Strong characters with strong motivation for their decisions and actions. Within romance, there needs to be an element of conflict that helps stir the pot of emotions.

Create your own world and be consistent with the rules you set. If you borrow from other worlds or myths, ensure your angle or idea is consistent throughout the entire story. Be mindful of the physicality of your beings, especially if they become romantically involved with a human. Tentacles, wings, and other appendages may get in the way of lovemaking or present a completely unbelievable scenario.

Romance/Love is one of the most vulnerable and scary things that people put themselves through. Whether it is a monster that makes a person fall in love or the simple drive of being in love, they can all do a great job of making a story seem both more real.


Write passionately and try not to focus on what others are doing or have done. Write something all your own, but be sure to stay consistent with it.


Editor's Picks

STATIC
The Hidden Life  (GC)
Can he convince her to leave it all behind?
#2233575 by Jayne

Bad Touch  (13+)
Love is patient, love is kind... Paranormal Romance Short Story Contest entry.
#2233385 by Jeff

STATIC
Waterfall  (18+)
Leah Clearwater meets her soulmate - an expansion of "As Clear As Water" - Quill nom!
#2228268 by Robert Edward Baker

 
STATIC
Olivia Goes Home  (18+)
A widow returns to the home she shared with her husband
#2227464 by Lilli ☕

STATIC
Agate  (18+)
The stranger looked at Travis like he was a ghost, and moved to intercept.
#2135429 by Satuawany

 
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