Tuesday, September 30, 2008

To Kiss or Not To Kiss

*Thank you to Courtney Milan for the idea and the link.*

This is how you build romantic tension between your characters. Sometimes an "almost kiss" does more to keep your reader engaged than the real thing ever could.


  1. I agree. This is my favorite part in Pride and Prejudice.

  2. Ditto to one of my favorite parts of that version of P&P.
    *happy sigh*

  3. The corollary is that when your characters *do* finally kiss, you should let it happen exactly that slowly, too. :)

  4. Courtney's literary advice is solid gold. =)


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