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Hi there, I'm Lauren Layne. I'm not on social media, but if you're looking for a way to get my updates, you can sign up here.


✏️ For Writers

"A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” — Richard Bach

For Beginners:
If you've always wanted to write a romance novel, but have no idea where to start, I've created a downloadable guide with 7 (super basic) steps to getting started.

I've created templates for romance writers. I used to sell them. And then COVID-19 happened. The world needs brave people to write happy books. My templates are now available to download for free. If you've previously purchased the templates, I donated the money I've earned from those templates in the past to frontline NYC health care workers at the height of the pandemic in my city.

Daily Wordcount Tracker
Character Worksheet
Romance Blueprint 

The above templates are intended to be printed and completed by hand (or with a tablet and stylus). 

I blog often about writing, both the business of being a writer, as well as the craft.

Here are some of my most popular writing articles:
18 Myths About Writing a Book
My Original Query Letter
How To Write Conflict
My Writing Process
Social Media Tips for New Writers

I'm currently in the process of creating two courses: 
- Pinterest for Writers
-Getting Organized: For Writers

It's taking longer to put the courses together than I expected, but I'd rather take my time and get them right. I do not have confirmed launch dates yet. When they're ready, I'll let my subscribers know. They will not be free.