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"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Your Romance Published"
by Julie Beard
Alpha Books, 2000
$16.95 (less 20% disc.)*
Table of Contents
Part 1: Falling in Love with Love: Understanding the Magic of Romance
1.The Power of Love
2. Love is Here to Stay
3. Love is a Many Splendored Thing
4. Match Made in Heaven
5. Lover's Leap
Part 2: Seven Aspects of Highly Affecting Romances
6. Plotting: Fresh Take on an Age-Old Story
7. Characterization: Heroes to Die for and Heroines to Cry For
8. Pacing: Timing is Everything
9. Voice: Yours and Your Characters'
10. Conflict: The Magic Ingredient
11. Emotion: Tugging at the Heartstrings
12. Under the Covers: Sex and the Single (or Married) Romance Writer
Part 3: After the Romance: Bringing Up Baby
13. Research Recap
14. Polish Until It Shines
15. Feedback: It Hurts So Good
16. Hiring an Agent
17. Finding an Editor
18. Submissions: Laying Your Heart on the Line
Part 4: The Writing Biz
19. You're Published, Now What?
20. Advances and Royalties
21. Acting Like a Professional
22. Promotion Tips
23. Nuts and Bolts of the Biz
24. Romancing the Industry
25. The Last Word (Or Why You Really Can Do This)
B. Romance Publishers
C. Writing Resource Books
D. Romance Reviewers and Publications
E. Writing and Publishing-Related Organizations
F. Press Releases
SYNOPSIS:Multi-published, best-selling romance author, Julie Beard, has written an invaluable resource for the romance writer, whether aspiring or mid-career. Learn how to master the rules of romance style, create lovable characters, network the industry, and revise your manuscript. Complete with a Quick-reference card, this book will take you from the planning stages to the publicity stages of writing and selling your romance novel. Full of advice from the experts, it's a must for every romance writer's shelf.
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