Writer Explains Why Reading And Writing Romance Can Be So Beneficial To Your Writing in Viral Thread

Writer Tess Sharpe, who writes romance novels under an anonymous pen name, recently took to Twitter to set a few things straight about what writers can learn from romance novels.

It started with a tweet from Assistant USC Professor Ryan Boyd, who asked the following:

“Give me your spiciest, maddest, most sacrilegious Book Opinion.”

Sharpe responded with this answer:

“Reading and writing Romance makes you a better writer in any genre.”

People were intrigued.

Sharpe took the opportunity to explain further in her own Twitter thread.

Sharpe even offered some starter material.Β 


People who love romance novels agreed with this thread:

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and bask in the romance.