8 Must Watch Korean Dramas Where The Main Character Is A Writer

8 Must Watch Korean Dramas Where The Main Character Is A Writer

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8 Must Watch Korean Dramas Where The Main Character Is A Writer

K-Dramas provide us with a wide range of genres to choose from, as well as incredible plots and plotlines to follow. However, there is one genre that isn't often well-presented, and K-Dramas about authors provide a unique sense of fulfilment to our emotions. We've compiled a list of notable K-Dramas in this genre. Let's get started.

8. It's Okay That's Love

It's Okay That's Love
It's Okay That's Love 

Jang Jae-Yeol is a radio DJ and author of bestselling mystery novels. He's brash and a little egotistical, and he has obsessive-compulsive disorder. When Jang Jae-Yeol was a child, his father attacked him, and his mother accidentally killed him, but he falsely reported that his sibling killed him. He develops obsessive-compulsive disorder as a result of his guilt. Ji Hae-soo is in her first year of fellowship as a psychiatrist.

Hae-soo is driven and ambitious in her job but sensitive towards her patients. In her personal life, she has a negative attitude toward love and relationships. When Jae-Yeol and Hae-soo meet, their strong personalities and stubbornness to give in to each other produce a lot of friction between them.

Their arguing, however, gradually transforms into love, and they begin to realise how compatible they are. Jae-Yeol and Hae-soo try to heal each other's deep scars, but their budding romance is shattered when they discover that Jae-mental Yeol's health concerns are more serious than they first thought.

7. Full House

Full House
Full House 

Han Ji-Eun (Song Hye-Kyo), an aspiring scriptwriter, resides in a house erected by her late father dubbed "Full House." Her two best pals dupe her into thinking she's won a free vacation one day. They sell her house while she is abroad. On the plane, she encounters Lee Young-Jae, a well-known actor (Rain). During her trip, they become acquainted through hilarious situations, and when she returns, she discovers that her home has been sold to him.

Despite the fact that they do not get along due to their opposing habits, they agree to live together. Ji-Eun works as his maid at first in order to reclaim her home. They eventually marry under contract because Young-Jae intended to make his crush, Kang Hye-won (Han Eun-Jung), jealous. As Ji-Eun and Young-Jae develop feelings for each other, complications occur.

6. Kill Me, Heal Me

Kill Me Heal Me
Kill Me Heal Me 

To live in adverse environments, the human body can do a variety of things. In the aftermath of several life-threatening traumatic experiences, Cha Do Hyun (Ji Sung) developed dissociative identity disorder (formerly known as multiple personality disorder). Oh Ri Jin (Hwang Jung-Eum), a lovely first-year psychiatric resident who covertly assists him, helps him recover control of his life.

However, Ri Jin's twin brother, Oh Ri On (Park Seo-Joon), is a journalist who is desperate to expose the rich's shady dealings and begins following Do Hyun about. Is it possible for Do Hyun to regain control of his condition before one of his seven personalities does?

5. My Love Eun Dong

My Love Eun Dong
My Love Eun Dong 

In 2015, top actor Ji Eun-ho (Joo Jin-mo) enlists the help of ghostwriter Seo Jung-Eun (Kim Sa-rang) to pen his autobiography. Eun-ho is tense, impatient, and difficult to deal with, but Jung-Eun is intrigued by her task since Eun-ho believes he began acting not because he wanted to be a celebrity, but because he thought being in the spotlight would help him find Ji Eun-dong, his first love.

Eun-ho and Eun-tangled dong's romantic history spans two decades, and he believes he will never love anyone else. As Jung-Eun assists him in remembering Eun-dong and why he lost her, Eun-ho (real name Park Hyun-soo) reflects on his recollections of her, beginning with their first meeting in 1995 when he was seventeen years old.

Korean romance anime recommendation
Korean romance anime recommendation

4. What's Up, Fox?

What's Up, Fox?
What's Up, Fox?

Go Byung-hee (Go Hyun-Jung) is a 33-year-old reporter for a third-rate publication who has the heart of a 24-year-old virgin girl. She has a hard time dealing with the mundane things of her life on a regular basis. She fantasises of one day working for a firm she can be proud of and meeting the guy of her dreams: a man her age with a decent educational background and steady finances, who will provide warm support when she needs it, and who will accompany her on a world tour in a campervan. She has an accident with her friend Seung-Hye's younger brother, Chul-soo (Chun Jung-Myung), and begins to see him in a different way after the mishap.

Park Chul-soo, a 24-year-old mechanic at an auto repair company, is a high school graduate. Despite the fact that Chul-soo appears to be poor, he is wise and enjoys life by doing what he enjoys: working as a mechanic and travelling. How many people succeed in finding the love they desire? This couple continues to pursue this unique romantic relationship of "dating a friend's brother" and "dating my sister's friend" until they understand that true love is just around the corner.

3. Unemployed Romance

Unemployed Romance
Unemployed Romance 

Seung-Hee (Lee Young-Ah) aspires to be a drama series writer, but she presently works as a writer for a third-rate reality show based on a true incident. The show is then cancelled. Seung-Hee's situation is made worse when the president of the production business steals her car.

Seung-Hee is now unsure of where to look for work. She chooses to file for unemployment benefits at an employment service centre. She meets Jong-Dae (Namkoong Min), who works as a temp at the facility. Her first love is Jong-Dae. They met during her freshman year of college and dated for seven years before calling it quits. Since then, they've grown enmity toward one another. They begin to feel their love for each other rekindle as they dispute with each other like in old times.

2. Coffee House

Coffee House
Coffee House 

After publishing multiple suspense novels and establishing himself as a talented novelist, Lee Jin-soo rose to prominence. He works for Seo Eun-young, the owner of Korea's largest publishing house, and they've been friends for a long time. Jin-soo has a lot of female fans, and he appears to be the perfect match for any lady... but no one knows that he's a bit quirky and caustic, has a lot of peculiar habits, and has a dark secret.

Kang Seung-Yeon, his secretary, has to deal with him and his idiosyncrasies. She asked him for the position so she could become a pro instead of the typical girl she is. On top of that, there is also the return of Han Ji-won, Eun-young's ex-fiancé, whom she despises. Ji-won tries to win Eun-young back, but she has her eyes set on Jin-soo.

1. It's Okay To Not Be Okay

It's Okay To Not Be Okay
It's Okay To Not Be Okay 

Moon Gang-Tae lives with his autistic older brother Moon Sang-Tae. Since Sang-Tae witnessed their mother's murder, they have frequently moved from town to town. Everywhere they go, Gang-Tae works as a caretaker at a psychiatric ward. While working in a hospital, he encounters Ko Moon-young, a well-known children's book author who is suspected of having an antisocial personality disorder.

Due to circumstances, Gang-Tae is forced to work at the OK Psychiatric Hospital in Seongjin City, the same city where they all grew up. Meanwhile, Moon-young develops a romantic crush on Gang-Tae after learning that their pasts are linked. She joins him to Seong-jin, where the three of them (including Sang-Tae) start to heal each other's emotional wounds. They reveal numerous secrets, seek solace from one another, and move on with their lives.

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