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  • Join workshops and conferences held by romance-writer associations such as the Romance Writers Association — America and Australia both have one.

    So You Want to Be a …?

  • "Of History and Romance" (1797), which privileges the romance-writer above the historian on the grounds that

    Notes on 'Attached to Reading: Mary Shelley's Psychical Reality'

  • I had read the first two books in this romance-writer mystery series, when IPL republished WICKED LOVING MURDER and SWEET SAVAGE DEATH as by Jane Haddam, but I don't know if they ever published this third volume, and if so, I've never seen it.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Between these lines she kept the journal of her captivity: it would have made the fortune of a romance-writer in those days but to have got a copy of it, and to have published it under the title of the

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • He will not, however, pretend to have approached the task with the same feelings; for the candid Robertson himself confesses having felt the prejudices with which a Scottishman is tempted to regard the subject; and what so liberal a historian avows, a poor romance-writer dares not disown.


  • Moonlight, in a familiar room, falling so white upon the carpet, and showing all its figures so distinctly — making every object so minutely visible, yet so unlike a morning or noontide visibility — is a medium the most suitable for a romance-writer to get acquainted with his illusive guests.

    The Scarlet Letter

  • In the same century, the thirteenth, the French romance-writer, Christian of Troyes, formulates the claims, in chivalry and letters, of France, his native country, as follows: --

    Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American

  • Shall I venture to assert, that for this we are indebted to the charmed light cast around a noble and ancient pastime by the antiquary, poet, and romance-writer of modern times?

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 264, July 14, 1827

  • A successful dramatist, as well as a popular romance-writer, his dialogues have the point and brilliancy, his narrative the vivid terseness, generally observable in novels written by persons accustomed to dramatic composition.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • Chapman's credit that he, an Englishman, realized to the full the fascination of the brilliant Renaissance figure, who had to wait till the nineteenth century to be rediscovered for literary purposes by the greatest romance-writer among his own countrymen.

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois


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