How to write Medical Romance
Intense and uplifting romances set in the medical world. Experience the breath-taking rollercoaster of emotions, ambitions and desires of today's medical professionals.
Medical Key Elements
Contemporary romance novels set in the medical world.
- Focus of the story must be on the development of the central romantic relationship against the backdrop of a contemporary medical setting.
- Strong, gorgeous, medical professional heroes at the top of their game with hearts of gold, and heroines to match.
- Heroes and heroines who work together in a medical setting, - their working relationship, medical dramas etc, help to drive the romantic relationship.
- Contemporary, international medical settings are , however, integral to the story, and the central relationship should rise out of them.
- A range of sensuality from intensely passionate to warm and tender
- An emotionally intense read, ranging from the traditional to the ground breaking.
- Innovative emotional conflicts, and traditional emotional themes developed in a unique way are all welcome.
- Word count of 50,000
For explanations and tips about conflict, dialogue and emotion please click on I Love Romance
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A strong focus on the central romantic relationship. Relatable heroines and heroes in a medical setting – pulse-racing medical drama that throws them together is crucial. Dedicated top-notch docs, hot-shot surgeons, and equally matched, warm hearted, spirited, intelligent heroines, who reach all levels and areas of medical life. We find them everywhere—A&E, heart and transplant surgery, city hospitals, GP practices, paediatrics, Maternity, IVF clinics, jungle or outback settings, medical rescue. Doctors to the stars, royalty or presidents etc. The characters, their romance, the settings, the drama must be appealing and accessible to a global readership.
House, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and Hawthorn for their tone, medical settings and scenarios, complex characters with strong romantic themes, great dialogue and lives and hearts on the edge. However, the key difference is that the focus of each Medical story is first and foremost a heart-racing romance. The novels offer a wealth of experiences: from the high-octane excitement of the ER to the warmth of family GP practice.
Did you know?
- Carol Marinelli, Sarah Morgan, Sharon Kendrick, Melanie Milburne, Amy Andrews & Marion Lennox (amongst others!) all began in the Medical series.
- The #24HoursinMandB competition had entries from 5 continents and was featured on the BBC websiteong.
- Emily Forbes won the 2013 RubY (Australian Book of the Year) Award in the ‘Short Sweet’ category for her story Sydney Harbour Hospital: Bella's Wishlist.
- Waves of Temptation is Marion Lennox 100th book for Mills & Boon!
- The Medical series entered the Indian market this year!
- There are 6 new Medical Romance books available each month in both print and ebook format from www.millsandboon.co.uk.
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