Monthly Archives: October 2012

Writing Series in Novels

Most romance novels are written as series today, partly because of the encouragement of publishers. A publisher may not accept all books in a series, but they want to know that if the first book is successful, that additional books … Continue reading

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Book Rights

One of the workshops at the SIWC was conducted by Boyd Morrison who talked about self-publishing vs traditional publishing.  He discussed the following rights, which would be handled by an agent, assuming you’re lucky enough to have one.  These are all … Continue reading

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Writing 21st Century Fiction

Writing 21st Century Fiction – Donald Maassby Linda C Butler This is a new book out by Donald Maass who is a book agent and was one of the speakers at the Surrey International Writers Conference which I attended a … Continue reading

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Georgette Heyer, Regency Romance Writer

Georgette Heyer (1902-1974) was an early Regency writer.  She is credited with establishing the historical romance genre and the subgenre, Regency romance.  She was inspired by Jane Austen, who wrote contemporary novels in the Regency Period. (The Regency era in the … Continue reading

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First Post

I attended the Surrey International Writers conference October 18 – 21st. It was a great conference with lots of great speakers. I look forward to writing.

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