About The Book

Publication Date: December 7, 2021

Is there a secret formula for writing a successful romance novel? Backed by research and professional expertise, The Romance Novel Formula provides everything you need to take you from idea to first draft of your breakout romance novel.

Join best-selling romance author and academic researcher, Alicia Leigh, as you discover:

*How to take your love interests on the “lovers’ journey” – inclusive of ALL types of romantic relationships: ménage, alien, LGBTQI, polyamory, etc.
*A unique five-act structure to make your story easy to write and manage.
*The specific story “beats” exclusive to the romance genre (and which other books on writing typically exclude).
*The story and character arcs necessary to classify your book as romance.
*How to avoid stereotypes by focusing on archetypes.
*Popular romance tropes.
*Essential writing techniques.
*Advice on dialogue.
*The most common writing mistakes . . . and how to avoid them.
*Goal, motivation, and conflict.
*Fear, need, and flaw (what are they, and do you need them?).
*Much more!

Complete with checklists and over 30 writing exercises, The Romance Novel Formula is the new essential romance writing guide for aspiring and experienced writers, plotters and pantsers, and professional researchers.



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Alicia Leigh will be awarding a paperback copy of The Romance Novel Formula to 3 randomly drawn winners via Rafflecopter during the tour.

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About The Author

Alicia Leigh is a bestselling non-fiction author, international-selling romance author, identical triplet, writing coach, and hot chocolate addict.

She uses her postgraduate degrees in counseling from the Australian College of Applied Psychology and editing from Macquarie University to create believable, three-dimensional characters. Her certificates in forensic science and forensic anthropology from the University of Strathclyde add layers to the realistic crime elements in her stories. She has completed her master’s degree in writing at Swinburne University and is currently embarking upon her PhD in Creative Arts (writing) at Central Queensland University.

When not writing, reading, coaching, studying, or enjoying nature, she can be found having fun with her three gorgeous children (plus one laid-back dog and one hypersensitive guinea pig).

She is active on social media and encourages readers and writers to interact with her there. She writes romantic fiction novels under the pseudonyms A.K. Leigh and Leigh Hatchmann.

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*Fall in love … with Leigh*


Blog Tour Schedule

December 7:
1: Rogue’s Angels
3: Mythical Books
4: Novels Alive
5: The Avid Reader
6: Welcome to My World of Dreams
7: Stormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin’

December 8:
1: Literary Gold
2: Long and Short Reviews
3: Wendi Zwaduk – Romance to Make Your Heart Race
4: Westveil Publishing
5: Triquetra Reviews
6: Author C.A.Milson
7: The Salty Nomad

December 9:
1: Fabulous and Brunette
2: Kit ‘N Kabookle
3: Wake Up Your Wild Side
4: It’s Raining Books
5: Straight from the Library
6: The Faerie Review

December 10:
1: All the Ups and Downs
2: Hope. Dreams. Life… Love
3: Momma Says: To Read or Not to Read
4: Phoebe’s Randoms
5: Let me tell you a story
6: Our Town Book Reviews
7: Lamon Reviews

December 13:
1: Novels Alive review
2: Deborah-Zenha Adams
3: Girl with Pen
4: Iron Canuck Reviews & More
5: Sandra’s Book Club
6: The Key Of Love
7: Travel the Ages review

Dayna Linton
Dayna Linton
Dayna is the owner of not only Novels Alive but of Day Agency, a full-service self-publishing agency for independent authors. She has been assisting independent authors to achieve their dreams of becoming published authors for over 15 years. From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors to the first-time author to every author in between. Dayna is a self-professed bibliophile. While dancing has always been her first love, reading came as a very, very close second, with gardening coming in as a close third. Dayna is also the divorced mom of four adult children and a very proud grandma. She is also a web designer, social media specialist, book blogger, and reviewer. She's a long-time Disney lover and a Utah Jazz, Utah Utes, and Dallas Cowboys fan. See Dayna's reviews here: Dayna's Reviews



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