How to Write a Romance Novel (Paperback)

A Beginner's Guide to Getting It Written and Getting It Published

By Susan Palmquist

Compass Books, 9781780994673, 85pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2012

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Description

Do you have an idea for a romance story but don't know where to start? How To Write a Romance Novel will show you how to get ideas, shape them into a story that's unique and how to create memorable characters. It also covers two crucial aspects of the genre, emotion and sexual tension. Whether you want to write for Mills and Boon/Harlequin or pen more erotic stories like Fifty Shades of Grey, How to Write a Romance will get you started and help you get published. Susan Palmquist was born in London, England but now resides in the US. She's been writing since the late 80s and is now a freelance writer, short story writer, blogger, and author. Her first romance novel, A Sterling Affair was published by The Wild Rose Press. Her work has also appeared in magazines and anthologies in both the US and UK. Under her pen name, she's bestselling author Vanessa Devereaux. As well as her writing career, she's also a tutor for Writers News Home Study Courses, and frequently teaches workshops through various chapters of the Romance Writers of America.