And they lived happily ever after: Day 2 of Act 3, #amwritingromance #morethanaguiltypleasure #happilyeverafter

Jane! Help! I know what the ending is supposed to be but I don’t know how to get there!

I gotcha, babe.

In Act 3, you have one job and one job only:

So. Guiding principle for every scene. Are you healing? Good.

You’re not? Do that.

Remember, your Homework for Week 7:

And baby, if you stay with me–you’re gonna have a complete shitty first draft done by next Wednesday. That’s the deal, right?

So. Go.


This week’s Slide Deck:

SLIDE DECK from Week 7  – Act 3: towards the HAPPILY EVER AFTER (live)

SPOTLIGHT ON: RIpped Bodice Diversity Report

Download full report here:


SLIDE DECK from Week 6 – Act 2, Part 2: crafting the DARK MOMENT (live)

SLIDE DECK from Week 5 (Password Protected)

SLIDE DECK from Week 4 (Password Protected)

SLIDE DECK from Week 3 (Password Protected)

SLIDE DECK + READING LIST from Week 2 (Password Protected)


Now write!


PS “WTF is this?” Support for my More Than A Guilty Pleasure class. Hush. Don’t disturb them. They’re writing Act 2.



About mjanecolette

Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance TELL ME, the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) CONSEQUENCES (of defensive adultery), the award-winning rom-com (she's versatile) CHERRY PIE CURE, and TEXT ME, CUPID--a (slightly dirty) love story for 21st century adults who don't believe in love... but want it anyway. A sought-after speaker and presenter, Colette is also the author of the Dirty Writing Secrets Series, which includes the non-fiction collection of essays ROUGH DRAFT CONFESSIONS: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway, 101 FLIRTY WRITING PROMPTS TO SEDUCE YOUR MUSE, and ORGANIZED CREATIVE. She's also the curator of the fab YYC Queer Writers anthologies Queer Christmas in Cowtown, Screw Chocolate, and A Queer Summer Night's in Cowtown. Releasing Spring 2020: CUPID IN MONTE CARLO.

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