"Choc full of practical advice and inspirational examples this is an essential read for writers in any genre." Mark Stay, The Bestseller Experiment Podcast
"This book is hilarious: and it will make you funnier too." Kate Johnson, rom com novelist
Do you want to write Romantic Comedy, but struggle with the comedy element of it? Are you stumped by how to inject more humour into your novel? Do you want to know how story structure is just like telling a joke? Do you want to learn these things whilst being lightly entertained and given a giggle or two?
Then you've come to the right place.
Award winning authors Jane Lovering and Rhoda Baxter have over twenty books between them (where they make a great defensive wall) and extensive experience of cramming laughter into literature. They will show you how to put comedy into your romances, and make you laugh while they do so.
This book will teach you:
- The different types of comedy
- The anatomy of a joke
- How to make things funnier
- Different uses for comedy in a novel
- A simple trick to translate timing onto the page
- Specificity explained through the medium of biscuits
If you're looking for an easy, accessible How-To guide to writing romantic comedy* then this is the book for you.
*Contains confectionery. Bring tea.