Quickies – Writing Short Fiction for the Romance Market by Nancy Cassidy is available now!
So you have a great idea for a romance, but you want to keep it short? There’s a large market today for short romantic fiction, especially in the virtual, electronic marketplace. People want to read something while they sit on the bus or ride the train to work. Something that is short, easy to read, but will make them feel good, the way romance novels do.
Keeping it brief without losing that level of emotional connection can be hard, but there are ways to make sure your book is a satisfying romance read, even with a limited number of words. You can learn to plan and write a story that will make your readers look for more.
Here are some of the things you’ll learn in Quickies: Writing Short Fiction for the Romance Market:
The History of the Short Story; Understanding Your Niche; The Craft of Writing Short Romance; Use Writing Exercises Layering; Precision Writing
Buy a print copy here: Quickies: Writing Short Fiction For The Romance Market
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“Everything you need to know to write compelling short romances! Nancy Cassidy brings a wealth of experience as both an author and editor to this valuable resource.” – Author Deborah Hale
“A practical and easy-to-read guide for writing short romantic fiction. Both beginning and experienced authors will appreciate the nuggets of information on how to craft a compelling short story.” – Author Bev Pettersen
“Quickies reveals the ins and outs of writing short romance. As a new writer, it provides valuable advice in helping me be strategic in both my writing and marketing.” – Aspiring Romance Author, G. Veronica Purcell
“The Short Plot Method in Quickies works with the writing basics as a useful tool to create short, enjoyable romances.” – Author Cathryn Fox