To a four year old, bigger is better. I’d just gotten the best compliment of my life and he gave me hug to seal the deal. Take about melting your heart. My little guy had just done that very thing.
Our readers love the melt your heart moments, too. If we create those moments in our books, we make our readers want to read our novels again and again.
4 Tips To Melting Your Reader’s Heart:
1. Have one character make a grand expression of their emotions with no response from the other for an extended period of time. Then Have the other party reciprocate with few but tender words. The quiet of the other individual is extremely important to building the tension and then we just want her to say something, anything. Here is an example:
2. Have the character do something they normally wouldn’t do to show their love. An act of craziness of sorts. Here is an example:
3. Have the character struggle to express themselves. Don’t let the other character make it easy on them. Make a fool of themselves for love.
4. Have the character make a grand gesture of sacrifice to show their ultimate love for the other one.
What are your favorite romantic movie moments of all time?