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Writing the Romantic Comedy by Billy Mernit
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Jun 05, 11

bookshelves: lit-writing, 2own-nonfiction
Recommended to Londonmabel by: Jennifer Crusie
Recommended for: writers romance
Read from May 08 to 22, 2011 — I own a copy, read count: 1

If you write romantic comedy, even novels, this is a great book on dialogue, sex scenes, pacing etc. His chapter on theme was the best I've read from any book on writing. He also analyzes a few movies, which was helpful, and I like his 7 point plot structure. I highly recommend it, and would suggest supplementing it with the Popcorn Dialogue podcasts by Jennifer Crusie and Lucy March (Lani Diane Rich.)

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