Learn to Write Romance: Tips from the pros about romance writing - you could get your novel published!
Have you ever thought about writing a romance novel? If you're an avid reader of romance stories, you
must have a good idea about what sorts of characters and story lines appeal to you the most. So, why don't you try your hand at writing a
novel yourself? To get started, read Romance Note's Ten Steps to becoming a romance writer
for helpful advice, as well as How to Write a Proposal an Editor will Love!
Many authors choose to self-publish.
For a small initial cost, you can get your book set up for on-demand printing through a
company such as iUniverse or XLibris, who then handles all customer orders and pays
you a royalty. You books can be distributed through Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble,
as well as regular book stores.
Learn to write Harlequin Romances! Harlequin is always looking for new authors -
so if you have a hankering to try your hand at writing a romance novel, you should give it a try!
Harlequin provides extensive resources at their web site for you to find out about writing for them, and how to improve your style.
and see all their "Learn to Write" and "Writing Guideline" resources (the links are listed at the bottom of the eHarlequin home page).
They provide general advice, as well guidelines for each of their specific series of books - covers Harlequin, MIRA, Silhouette,
as well as Red Dress and others. If you have already written a manuscript
and would like professional feedback on how to improve it for publication,
Harlequin also a Critique Service. For a fee, Harlequin's romance writing
experts will provide a critique of your manuscript's plot, characterization,
style and romance! This can be an invaluable step to reaping the rewards of
publishing your novel.
In addition, Harlequin also gives you two other opportunities to try out your skills. You can act as an editor in their
online interactive romance book, in which you give your comments on each chapter as they are written. Or, join in the Round Robin Writing - one of
Harlequin's best-selling authors gets things started with the first chapter, and subsequent chapters are contributed by visitors like you.
For much more information, visit the Romance Notes Writers Directories
of online resources:
Or, visit our Amazon store section filled with
books about writing romance.