March 13, 2020
Love triangles have been a crutch for many movies and TV shows. So, how can you write an effective one?
I love a good romantic comedy or drama. Love is kind of what we need in the world right now, and an abundance of love can lead to some messy situations. Like a love triangle.
For those of you who don’t know, love triangles are romantic stories about one person in love with someone who might be in love or in a relationship with someone else.
These stories have been around forever. Even Romeo and Juliet had other people who wanted to be with them.
Sometimes they come across as lazy or manufactured.
But they can also be deeply affecting.
Today I want to go over how you can write effective love triangles and a few strategies to make sure your work stands up against some of the best love triangle examples.
Check out this video from Richard DeZerga and let’s talk after the jump.