5 edition of How to write a romance for the new markets and get it published found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, p. 401-403).
|Statement||[edited] by Kathryn Falk.|
|LC Classifications||PN3377.5.L68 H692 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1 > :|
|LC Control Number||00267220|
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Seven years later, the percentage has nearly doubled and the market for romantic fiction continues to expand. Although many changes have taken place in romance writing since the book was revised, How /5(4). So you don't want to give up because it takes a lot to write a book, and sit down, and write so many words, and publish enough to make money at it.
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