Shanna Miles is a Young Adult Author and school librarian living and working in Atlanta Georgia. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of South Carolina and a Master's in Library Media from Georgia State University. She spends her time dreaming, writing and chasing two growing girls.
Though not required for a good story, a solid romantic plot can certainly enhance one. The best ships leave us pining along with the main character, suffering through a slow burn, or—in the case of a series—waiting eagerly for the next installment. Get ready to set sail as we explore this panel of authors' favorite romantic tropes and ships, what makes them work, and how they inspire their work. All aboard!