We all have an idea of the perfect romance hero in our minds yet we often have to compromise. Not today! Here’s your chance to sculpt him from scratch. Sounds like fun, huh?


If you have a bad boy, an alpha billionaire, a rakish duke or a rugged law enforcer in mind, then chances are you’ve already read about someone similar. Maybe you’ve come across an “almost perfect” hero, but you’d like to change a thing or two? Perhaps give him a softer side, change his appearance, strip him of his billions, or transport him into this century? He’s your hero, so you don’t need to be shy.

Let’s start with the basics – aim for a one word response to each question and feel free to pop them in the comments if you want to. I’d love to see what you come up with.

1. Defining trait (the first thing you notice that’s not visual)
2. Talent
3. Nationality
4. Responsibility level (eg surfer dude or Crown Prince)
5. Career
6. Hair colour
7. Eyes
8. Height
9. Location
10. Wants this more than anything

I’ve used Joseph Slade from Guide Me as an example to get you started: commanding, fantasy inspiring American. Owns erotic toy company, hand-crafts amazing sex toys. Dark haired, gray eyed, 6ft 3” tall New Yorker who *thinks he wants to make a success of his business. What he really wants, of course, is his heroine, Annie Cavanaugh, preferably naked and—

Oops, that’s another post altogether.

Hero building is on today’s agenda, so have at it…



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