Romantic comedies have always been popular in movies, but in recent years they seem to be everywhere in bookstores, too. This trend in publishing doesn’t seem to be fading anytime soon.
In this workshop, author Farah Heron (ACCIDENTALLY ENGAGED, KAMILA KNOWS BEST) will delve deep into what makes a great rom-com, and will help you craft one from the ground up. Including developing high-concept storylines, writing biting and witty banter, and layering in laugh-out-loud scenes and one-liners.Most importantly, Farah will show you how to build a satisfying, emotional romance that will keep your readers swooning between the belly laughs.
Join us online or in-person at the Elkridge Library.
About the Presenter
Farah Heron is the critically acclaimed author of romantic comedies for adults and young adults filled with huge South Asian families, delectable food, and most importantly, brown people falling stupidly in love. She lives in Toronto with her husband, two children, and a rabbit named Strawberry. She recently adopted two cats, who are now in charge.
Farah’s debut, The Chai Factor was named one of the summer’s best books by The Globe and Mail, and was praised in Book Riot, Smart Bitches Trashy Books, Bustle and more. Her next release, Accidentally Engaged, was listed as a best book of 2021 in Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, NPR, CBC Books, Kobo, and more. Her young adult debut, Tahira in Bloom, was praised as one of the best rom-coms of the year by USA today.