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2 North, and 2 South: Romance Catnip

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Part 2 of the conversation about North and South with Helena Greer. AI generated these action items from the transcript of this episode. AI responses can be inaccurate or misleading.

  • [ ] Schedule a kiss scene between the main characters for modern audiences
  • [ ] Make the male protagonist more sympathetic by toning down his violent behavior
  • [ ] Make the female protagonist more likable and relatable to modern romance audiences
  • [ ] Follow a beat sheet to hit expected pacing and plot points for romance novels

This is part 2 of the conversation about North and South. Check out episode 136 for part 1.

Shelf Love:

Discussed: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell and North and South the 2004 BBC adaptation starring Richard Armitage and Daniela Denby-Ashe

SAVE the Cat:

Guest: Helena Greer

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Helena Greer is a long time librarian and romance reader, and recent romance novelist. She has a degree in mythography and is interested in deconstructing the social context around the decisions storytellers make about how to frame --or reframe-- their stories.

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