"Love" Scenes.

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I agree that racy love will not be gushy and descriptive because that's where the imagination of the reader will start.
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It depends on the book As long as they're not real long, I don't mind.
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Sometimes,love scenes enhance a story.Without description love scenes wont look romantic.
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I think love scene have to be gushy. That's what make it efficient in the sight of the readers
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Post by Dazzrina »

Love can vary in meanings, it is arguably subjective therefore I find that many times, “love scenes” are either exaggerated or depicted falsely, however they can also give the reader a deeper immersion into the emotions of the scene.
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I think love scenes are hard to write without sounding too mushy or technical or crass. I think it takes away from the story. It’s also difficult to read if it’s not written well and really takes away from the story. I have read books that I thought were great and then they throw in some love scenes that are awkward or vulgar and it ruins the whole thing.
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Hi Theresam,

I didn't mind that the love scene wasn't in much detail. I would look for it in more detail in a romance novel. I do wish there was more to their relationship from the beginning. :escribir:
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I think to each their own! I can appreciate a good romantic tryst in a book, but it isn't always necessary to have a good book. But many books are trying to depict real emotions and real ideas, and in reality love/romance/sexual situations happen!
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