| Heart& Craft, July 01, 2009
Heart & Craft
Australian Pub: July 2009
Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
Subject: Creative Writing
Edition Number: 1
The ultimate 'how-to' book on romance writing written by some of the most successful romance writers in the world and edited by the undisputed Queen of Romance Fiction, Valerie Parv.
If you've ever dreamt of writing a romance novel, then this is the insider's guide for you. Valerie Parvand her co-contributors, Jennie Adams, Helen Bianchin, Daphne Clair, Lilian Darcy, Robyn Donald, Kelly Ethan, Alexis Fleming, Elizabeth Rolls and Meredith Webber - all successful romance writers - answer the questions most often asked of published authors: how do I make my characters live; my dialogue feels flat, how can I fix it; how did you begin writing romance novels; how do I make sure my book hits the right emotional heights; can I do anything to market my manuscript, and many more. There are examples of writing to analyse with the help of the contributors, lists of recommended reading, and links to interesting and useful websites.
Aimed at both new and experienced writers studying the craft, this fascinating guide will give you everything you need to know about writing romance and getting published.