Earlier this week, the Twitter hashtag #5WordRomanceNovel was trending. People took to the social media platform to try their hand at micro storytelling. The results were both sweet, funny, dirty, or downright self-promotion as many companies used the trend to push their brand. Such an abbreviated formatted let me see how different Twitter users viewed romance. There were famous quotes from literature, plenty of talk about men doing housework, and an overwhelming love of pizza. I collected just a handful of tweets from this trend that I enjoyed.

Let’s get the pizza love out of the way first.

This tweet from the RT Magazine would win over many AAR staffers and readers:


Here’s a Twitter romance novel for the modern age:

This one would win me over:


How about one for the Harry Potter fans? I admit, this one got me.

This one is from the charming book and movie, Austenland.


Star Wars fans, I know you love this one.

Self-love is important too.


For more 5 word romance novels, check out #5wordromancenovel on Twitter. Try your hand at a 5 word romance novel in the comments, or let us know which tweets you loved.

Haley Krall