Writing the Great American Romance Novel : If you love writing love stories, this comprehensive guide shows how to break into the romance genre, which accounts for more than half of all mass-market paperback sales. Bestselling romance author Catherine Lanigan offers every writing tool you need as well as insight into the writer’s relationship with agents, editors, and publicists. Learn about:
• Romance story structures and outlines • Researching your romance novel • The makeup of the romantic heroine and hero • The many sub-genres of romance • Plotting the memorable meet • Writing love scenes • Query letters, synopses, and submission packages • The publishing process • Promoting yourself • Building a long-term career
Also included are a novel synopsis, along with a list of publishers and resources for writers.
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