There are so many elements that can turn a story into a paranormal novel with or without a romantic element.
But the emotional impact is what makes a reader, thoroughly engaged with a spooky story jump when the cat hops onto the chair, or tear up over a heartbreaking moment in a romance.
Emotion, or rather evoking emotion, is a key element of a paranormal romance novel. It’s the key that unlocks the many layers of entertainment most paranormal romance novels offer the reader.
Where do authors get the emotion to use it as a key element of paranormal romance novels?