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I am a life-long Long Island New Yorker whose always dreamed of writing for a living. I put it on the back burner to raise a family and make ends meet. Well, the kids are older and now I have more time. All I want to do is write! I do occasional freelance articles for a local paper and just completed my first story.
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Goggling a fellow writer.
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Here is a romance definition that most goes by. The plot of a romance centers around a couple that fall in love and have a “happily ever after” ending. This is a must; there are no exceptions. If your couple is not happily in love and together at the end of your book, it’s not a romance. It might be a love story (in which case, it would go under women’s fiction) but a romance has to have a "happily ever after." You can have subplots, but the main plotline must be about the couple’s romance. Now, there are so many subgenres to the Romance genre (many totally unique to romance) that I will do a separate post on these next week, so stay tuned.
http://indieromanceconvention.org/ Its a small scale convention just like the larger ones for the NY press and small press authors. This is the first year I plain on it growing in the coming years. Let me know if you have any questions.
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