Writing the Great American Romance Novel By Catherine Lanigan
The complete guide to turning romances into cash. Romance novels are the top-selling genre in fiction. How can aspiring writers break into this lucrative field? With Writing the Great American Romance Novel, the most complete guide to writing that novel, getting it published, working with editors, agents, and publicists, and promoting it once it’s out! Step-by-step instruction shows how to create romantic heroes and heroines, structure a story, and write love scenes, as well as how to plan outlines, use timelines and grids, conduct personal interviews, and do historical research. With extras such as a list of publishers, a sample press release, a sample synopsis, and much more, this book is must-have for any aspiring romance writer passionate about writing. • Romance accounts for $1.2 billion in sales and 55 percent of the paperback market • The group Romance Writers of America has almost 10,000 members
• Takes writers beyond writing to selling and promotion

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TitleWriting the Great American Romance Novel
AuthorBy Catherine Lanigan
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintAllworth Press
Published1 August 2006
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Catherine Lanigan, the best-selling author of 27 books, including the novelization of Romancing the Stone, has had her work translated into more than a dozen languages. Her current project is the Angel Watch series; the latest is Divine Nudges: Tales of Angelic Intervention. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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