- Revolve around Valentine’s Day.
- Be 45,000 to 65,000 words in length.
- Feature an alpha hero in either a heroic or high-powered profession.
- Revolve around familiar story lines such as enemies to lovers, one night stand, mistaken identity, matchmaker, best friends to lovers, office romance, etc. Stories that utilize more than one of these tropes are preferred.
- Maintain strong sexual tension throughout.
- End in a satisfying happily ever after.