Clean Reads

October 1, 2024

Looking to write clean, inspirational, and Christian romance that will captivate readers and leave them feeling uplifted and inspired? Hoping to jump into the fastest-growing segment of the romance market? Look no further than Clean Reads, your roadmap for writing heartwarming and wholesome romance that will stick with your readers long after the last page is turned.

Creating a successful romance for the clean market is more than simply writing a mainstream romance and deleting the naughty bits. In Clean Reads, two-time RITA-award-winning author Carla Laureano shares her personal method for writing a compelling story readers will never forget—no bedroom scenes required.

Whether you’re a die-hard plotter or a confirmed pantser, Clean Reads will teach you how to:
• Tailor your book to the expectations of clean, inspirational, and Christian sub-genres
• Create a heroic couple readers will root for from beginning to end
• Use specific narrative choices to create an immersive experience for your readers
• Write heart-stirring love scenes without sex or explicit language

With practical tips on everything from plot structure and narrative to point-of-view and pacing, this invaluable resource will help you develop the skills you need to write romance that both engages and entertains. Whether you’re an experienced author or just starting out, Clean Reads is an essential guide for anyone looking to write clean, inspirational, or Christian romance that will stand the test of time.