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Story Design: Romance Stories

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How can you add more conflict and characterization to your love story?

Story Design Volume 14 - A romance plot features the protagonist falling in love with a supporting character or even a co-protagonist. The antagonist doesn’t want this to happen, and conspires to keep the lover apart. There is often some misunderstanding or miscommunication that creates a rift in the relationship. Throughout the story the protagonist must overcome obstacles to finally be together with their one true love and live happily ever after.

Examples of the romance plot include Cyrano de Bergerac, Pride and Prejudice, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Tristan and Isolde, and Wuthering Heights.

Story Design: The Romance covers all of the elements you need to prepare in order to tell a love story. It's based on concepts explored in Story Structure for Writers and Roleplayers, also published by Dancing Light Press. It's a big book that goes into greater detail on how to get the most out of the three-act structure, as well as developing a three-phase series (campaign, if you prefer) with a clear beginning, middle, and end. If you want to use your favorite roleplaying game system to tell stories with more depth than kill monster, get treasure, repeat (not that there's anything wrong with that), it is worth looking into.

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Get the Story Design Bundle and add more story to your roleplaying adventures or original fiction!

Story Design Bundle 1 contains the first ten volumes in this best selling series for for creative writers and tabletop roleplayers! Each volume covers a specific type of story, helping to to craft a beginning, middle, and end. Eliminate excess prep work by focus on just the elements you'll need to tell that type of story! This bundle includes the Journey, the Search, the Chase, the Rescue, the Breakout, the Payback, the Mystery, the Duel, the Dark Horse, and the Seduction!

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Story Design Bundle 2Get the Story Design Bundle 2 and add more story to your roleplaying adventures or original fiction!

Story Design Bundle 2 contains the second ten volumes in this best selling series for for creative writers and tabletop roleplayers! Each volume covers a specific type of story, helping to to craft a beginning, middle, and end. Eliminate excess prep work by focus on just the elements you'll need to tell that type of story! This bundle includes the Change, Coming of Age, the Curse, Decline-and-Fall, the Obsession, Rags-to-Riches, the Revelation, the Romance, the Sacrifice, and the Taboo!

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steve F January 14, 2017 2:51 pm UTC
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I have been trying to buy this at the discount offered and it wont let me purchase it...it just keeps adding additional copies to my cart

I cant even use my cart at all....its locked for some reason
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Berin K January 14, 2017 3:02 pm UTC
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I forwarded this to customer support. Hopefully they can get this straightened out for you ASAP.
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Berin K January 14, 2017 3:22 pm UTC
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Okay, I tried. To resolve the issue they need you contact customer support using the button in the lower left corner or using this link: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/contact_us.php
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steve F January 14, 2017 4:01 pm UTC
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OK thanks for the link, I sent off a reply so hopefully it'll be taking care of...I LOVE your books and would really like to add to my library as I find them useful in writing my stories
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Berin K January 14, 2017 4:56 pm UTC
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Thanks Steve!
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