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Writing Romance, 2nd Edition

Have you ever read a romance novel and thought, “I could do this”? Considering that half of all paperback books sold in North America are romance novels, generating more than $885 million per year, writing about love can be big business! From plotting and characterization to editing and selling your manuscript, this book shows you how you can realize your creative dream and make money too. It includes many examples from published romance novels, as well as a helpful resource guide useful for both new and experienced writers.

Learn how to:
  • Develop believable characters
  • Overcome writer’s block
  • Write romantic scenes
  • Set up a suspenseful story
  • Research your plot details
  • Use your computer to write most efficiently
  • Work with an agent
  • Find a publisher
  • Sell your book
The author, Vanessa Grant, is the successful author of 29 romance novels for Harlequin and Zebra books.

Comments about the previous edition:
“It’s by far the best writing book I’ve ever read. Five stars for Vanessa.” The Write Markets Report, National Writer’s Monthly
“Writing Romance is a thoroughly professional guide to a business that generates close to $1 billion a year.” Canadian Book Review Annual
Written by Vanessa Grant. Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2001.
Catalogue No. 1-55180-353-4
Price $21.95
Format Softcover
Pages 248
Language English only
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Last modified: September 10, 2001

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