Join in the fun with me and Juliette as we talk about romance, chocolates, chick-lit, valentine's day favorite movies, books and much more! Oh yeah, she is giving away 3 copies of her latest release, "Kissed in Paris".…"
"You are not kidding Sarah. My youngest daughters name by the way, very nice name, I might add. Your middle name isn't Jewel by any chance? Those queries....or is it querries? Or querys...whatever, them things are…"
"There will be agents who reject you for it... but there will be others who request the work for the very same reason. And that's fine, right? Better to be a bit edgy than to be rejected for seeming too much like every other query.…"
"okay, for some reason, I can't message you. I need to email your crits to you because I was too late! Just finished chapters 3,4 and 5,6,7. if you want me to email them to you, email me at email@example.com"
"for some reason it won't let me send you a message, which is why i'm doing this here. Ellorah's cave has amazing numbers! So, wild rose press asked for my first 3 chapters. I know they ask for that a lot with…"
I've asked before, and thought maybe I needed to ask in a different section. But, does anybody have any idea if writing a romance from a male point of view, first person, is something doable? Desirable?
Glad to provide you with a laugh, if nothing else. Writing is HARD. And everyone has that friend, who when you've written a book, whimsically replies "Oh, I've thought about writing a book", which always makes me cringe. Please check out my post "Writing is a Thankless Job (sorry don't know link, but it's on my page) as you are definitely my coworker!
Abigail, With apologies for the late greetings (Random House has me travelling a lot for my new novel), welcome to the novelist group. If you haven't already done so, you might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion. And we do a live chat every Wednesday; hope you can join us for that!
Abigail, my husband is also a writer, and he's interested in writing romance. He has one nearly-finished manuscript with strong romantic elements. And my own WIP is a dual-narrative written from a male and female perspective.
"Very exciting, Rysa! I'll head over and check it out! I just published my first novel with Createspace. It's a romance titled, Tripped Up Love. (Apologies if I posted this on here already...I seem to be very forgetful…"
"Thanks, Deborah! Glad to see that the pity plea at the end concerning the college fund pulled you in. I'm thinking of tacking this picture of my youngest on at the end. What do you think-- does he look pathetic…"
"I absolutely adore my editor, Cyndie Duncan. Not only does she have the eagle eye for detail that every author dreams of, but she's also able to offer every single criticism in a way that makes me think "wow, this is a great…"