Writers Write is a comprehensive resource for writers. In this post, we give you a way to create a rom com storyline in five easy steps. We all love a good romantic comedy—whether it’s Pretty in Pink, Bridget Jones’s Diary or Crazy, Stupid Love. We all know the formula. Oct 31, 2008 · So “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” in spite of its sometimes tiresome, sometimes amusing lewdness, follows a gee-whiz romantic-comedy formula that would not be out of place on the Disney Channel. Apr 25, 2012 · Seven Story Beats To Help Outline Your Romantic Comedy There is nothing simple about writing a romantic comedy, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. Before you start outlining your script, let me offer some advice. Romantic comedies are movies with light-hearted, humorous dramatic stories centered around romantic ideals such as a "true love" able to surmount most obstacles or the "perfect couple." Romantic comedy films are a sub-genre of comedy films as well as of romance films. Jan 09, 2017 · The 7 Romantic Comedy Beats: Part One I am a bit of structure geek; I love thinking about narrative formulas. Recently I read Writing the Romantic Comedy by Billy Mernit, which talks about the Seven Basic Romantic Comedy Beats in screen writing.