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The Art of
ROMANCE WRITING
Practical advice from internationally bestselling romance writer
Valerie Parv

Published by : Allen & Unwin Australia
ISBN: 1741143748


The Art of Romance Writing was this year voted the most widely-read how-to text in a survey of Romance Writers of Australia members.


The Art of Romance Writing is an up-to-the-minute practical guide to the romance writing genre. Clearcut examples of romance writing show exactly what works, what doesn't and why, by ...


  • unravelling the myth of  'the formula'

  • highlighting the subtle differences between
              the lines put out by major publishers.


Step-by-step, Valerie explains how to ...
  •  create believable characters

  •   handle dialogue

  •   choose settings

  •   develop workable conflicts and effective plots.

  •   sell your book in ten minutes direct to an editor at a writers' conference

  •   find opportunities and make the most of them.


There are also invaluable checklists to keep you on track every step of the way.

 
   
New look? NEW BOOK!


The latest edition of The Art of Romance Writing has MORE than a new look. It delivers ....

 

  • 82 extra pages of new information on changing markets

  • levels of sensuality

  • editors' want lists, and

  • contact details.

TO ORDER YOUR COPY ...

In Australia: Allen & Unwin Australia
Australian Price (incl GST): AUD $24.95

In the U.S. Independent Publishers Group
U.S. Price : US $14.95

Or buy it for your KINDLE


“Valerie Parv has written a guide to permanent passion, joining a wave of authors and filmmakers who are making old-fashioned romance hip again. Jane Austen fans will worship it.”
Jessica Adams, Cleo

“The most interesting thing about this DIY is how Valerie helps with techniques to sell your book in 10 minutes and where and how to make opportunities for yourself to achieve your goals.”
John Morrow, Armidale Express