The following material is from the "Sex in the Romance" section of the Ferri Tales web site at http: Sex in the Romance: The authors of modern romance novels create a love scene with words and phrases that are traditionally used in their genre.
My kind of interview…one sprinkled with terrific tongue-in-cheek humor.
Who is your muse at the moment? My muse is a sloven blob, and she wants to eat chocolate and float in the pool and watch Real Housewives of Name Your City. But every once in awhile, she comes up with a gem. Just every once in awhile. For the most part, she does not earn her keep around here.
When did you begin to write seriously? I have always written. I have had many jobs that required good, technical writing skills.
But somewhere along the way I was bored with my jobs in public administration. I had never aspired to be a fiction writer, but one day I picked up an Iris Johansen book at a garage sale. I really love historical fiction at the time.
I just read books that appealed to me and never thought about their category. The Johansen book really appealed to me because of the guy on the back cover, LOL.
It was a great read, and an easy read after a stressful day at work. I read more books like the Iris Johansen book, and I began to think I could actually do this.
Turns out, I could. How long after that were you published? I wrote a book and learned how to construct a novel, how to build an arc of a story into it. I was extremely lucky that the first book I wrote and sent to an agent caught her eye.
She offered representation, then sold that book two weeks after that. I was really lucky to have hit the right agent with the right book at the right time. What makes a writer great? What makes a great writer? Or what makes a writer great?
For the latter, what makes a writer great is empathy for the human condition, on and off the pages, as well as living her life.
Writers have to be in the world to understand the world. I have learned along the way that every writer has to embrace her unique ugly process. Mine is full of bright hope and self-loathing.The hard part of writing a book isn’t getting published. It’s the actual writing.
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Feb 12, · Best Answer: Guess What?If you want to write the book, then you have to come up with the ideas yourself..// lol, if i had a good romance idea, then i (and most likely anyone else) would write it myself.
just go on with your life normally (with writing always in Status: Resolved. How To Write A Romance Novel-Getting It Written And Getting It Published-Second Edition By Susan Palmquist - Rating: 5 From 41 Reviews Have you ever dreamed about writing a romance novel?In this second version of Plot Development For Romance Novels.
Whether you're writing your first novel or are struggling with completing a second one (or more), sometimes you need some help focusing and figuring out how to reach your goal. Use these 9 tricks to help you go from first sentence all the way to completed novel. Nov 09, · It is just as difficult to write a romance novel as an work of fiction.
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