How to Write a Hallmark Christmas Movie

Amy J. Devitt, Ph.D.
6 min readDec 4, 2021

Spot the genre in 7 easy steps — and make it better

Image by Michael Siebert from Pixabay

Allow me to present the genre of Hallmark Christmas movies in 7 easy steps and a suggestion

(some things never change, so I’ve revised and updated from 2019)

Amy J. Devitt, Ph.D.

Writer, teacher, researcher, optimist. I explore language & everyday genres to help people see & choose the language & genres they use.