Romance Novels are interesting because they follow a particular Formula. Unlike other fiction novels where you have plenty of freedom to do whatever you want, romance novels follow the formula that there's always a happy ending. It's not like a mystery novel where you can play around with different clues and even reveal that the mystery remains unsolved when your story ends. If you are a crime writer and you find inspiration in true crime, you may write a crime story where the crime turns into a cold case instead of solved.

But with romance novels, there is a sense of love that has to be established.

The characters can fall in love and they can fall out of love, but the formula reveals that the two have to be together when the story ends. This is the kind of results that readers want and they buy your book because they know that romance books guarantee this kind of ending. So if you're the kind of writer who likes to play around with different stories and simply doesn't know how your book is going to ends, romance writing may not be for you.

You can have all the troubles in the world

The reality is that a romance novel has to have that happy ending. There's simply no way around it. However, that doesn't mean that your characters don't experience problems or issues. You can draw on all kinds of troubles for your book, including death, jealousy, cheating, family issues and so forth.

There isn't a trouble in the world that you can't incorporate into a romance novel.

But whatever the issue is, it's your responsibility as an author to make sure that the main characters find each other in the end. This means that they have to find everlasting love and move on from the troubles you present them with.

Follow the formula and you may gain more sales

If you write a romance novel and you want it listed on major resellers websites, such as Barnes & Noble and Amazon, you may want to follow the formula. If you write a Love Story and it doesn't end well, romance readers may give you a book bad reviews because it was categorized the wrong way.

There's a difference between a love story and a romance novel, as romance always has a happy ending.

If you follow the formula that a happy ending should always be at the forefront of your novel, you may end up making more sales of your book. This is because readers come to expect this kind of ending, and they will see it coming. The better review you get, the more marketing you are getting from your readers. This could result in more sales and you may end up becoming a success.

Do you think you could write hundreds of novels that always have a happy ending? Do you think you would get bored with the same formula again and again?