Shawn Coyne, author of The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know, said love story is critical to professional writing success.
What it seems like to me.
Love story is relatable (to almost everyone, if not everyone).
Remember your first crush? Your first courtship? Your first intimate moments?
Love story can be paired as subgenre or subplot to almost any story.
Jordan B Peterson, lover of mythology, once said something like ‘there are only 2 kinds of stories, adventures and love stories’.
I realized that as I prepare for my own wedding in 2019, I am also in the middle of a love story. It is challenging, fun, and rewarding. It is a part of what it is to be human that is engaging to the last.
Oh, I’m writing a couple love stories.
Hopefully, you will get to read one of them.
Wait, that lacks confidence!
You will get to read one, so long as you pick up the phone when I call to tell you one of my love stories has been published.
Have a good day!