Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

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Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby CageSage » Sat, 08 Feb 2020 9:43 am

https://www.ingramspark.com/blog/how-to ... ce-authors

And even though this is about romance, the scenes in other genres where two characters need to show a bonding or commitment also need to be seen to be 'love' scenes as opposed to proximity or sex scenes. It's an interesting read.

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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby Enzed » Sat, 08 Feb 2020 10:08 am

This is excellent. The hardest thing is describing / conveying connections between characters.

It doesn't matter what the genre is. What a good find CageSage, thanks for posting.

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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby CageSage » Sat, 08 Feb 2020 10:39 am

It was good for me, too! The hardest part of any story for me is the two people who should be connecting. And the other hardest part is humour.

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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby Rath Darkblade » Sat, 08 Feb 2020 4:29 pm

Whatever the definition of romance, sex or love is, Fifty Shades is not it. :lol:
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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby Enzed » Sat, 08 Feb 2020 6:24 pm

Rath Darkblade wrote:Whatever the definition of romance, sex or love is, Fifty Shades is not it. :lol:


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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby Rath Darkblade » Sun, 09 Feb 2020 9:40 am

Yep. Fifty Shades is date-rape. :evil: I'm surprised it became as successful as it did, but I guess you can't go wrong appealing to the lowest common denominator.
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Re: Romance? Sex? or Love? The scenes that matter

Postby Rkcapps » Sun, 09 Feb 2020 1:56 pm

Great article, thanks for sharing Cagesage :) Sex scenes are a turn off for me, they don't engage me.


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