Is chick lit on the way out? Don't bet your Blahniks. Instead, the genre has branched out into surprising new arenas, offering great opportunities for aspiring novelistsand even nonfiction writers.
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by Jerry B. Jenkins
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Melissa Bank, bestselling author of The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, has been called a chick-lit pioneer, but she has something to say about being labeled.
Beloved chick-lit author Marian Keyes believes there's no shame in a happy ending. As someone who's seen her share of the dark side, she's earned a happy ending of her own.
"I can't explain it, but I know if a scene is right or wrong. I know it. It's a visual thingit's how the words look on the page, it's how the sentences sound.
Telling the story is the most important element when Nora Roberts begins a new romance novel.
Just a sampling of the many opportunities that exist for you the romance writer.