"I feel like I haven't written enough traditional romantic comedies to be smart on the topic [of romantic comedies]," screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna told Moviefone earlier this week. Which is precisely why she's the perfect person to discuss the well-worn genre: from 'The Devil Wears Prada' to '27 Dresses' to 'I Don't Know How She Does It' (out now), McKenna has subverted some of the traditional elements of rom-coms with an eye toward modernizing them for the 21st century. Ahead, six tips from the screenwriter on writing a successful romantic comedy.
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