How to get published as a romance novelist

Aug 5 08:35 2011 Carmella Borchers Print This Article

Being a published romance author is a great dream for many writers. Find out how you can get published!

Being a published romance author can mean different things to different writers.The ultimate goal of many writers however is to be published,Guest Posting while some just want to get their works out.So how do you get your Romance Novels published? Write a great book.The most basic requirement in order to get published is to write a good book.This is important if you are looking for traditional print publication because many manuscripts will not even get read when you submit them.If you do get an editor who will take some time to read yours, it needs to be extremely good from the very beginning in order to capture their attention and to make them want to keep reading.Decisions, Decisions! Once your book is ready its time to decide on how you want to get it published.It is important to note that not all books get published, especially books in the romance genre.This is the reason why many writers choose the path of self-publishing while a great deal of them now adopting e-publishing.For erotic or adult writers, Erotic eBooks are the best way to go, since many people who are looking for adult content will be looking for it on the internet rather than at a physical book store.Agents, Editors & more.The next step after writing a book is to find a good agent.Agents advocate your book and get publishers to sign you up for a contract.However agents receive a lot of manuscripts so getting hold of an agent itself seems daunting.Finding an agent does not guarantee publication, but it puts you one step closer.To improve your chances of getting an agent, consider hiring an editor to polish your manuscript and write query letters.Self-Publishing: If you simply cannot get hold of an agent dont despair.Romance is more competitive than other genres.This is when you should consider self-publishing either in print or selling your Romance Books Online in a digital format.Sometimes self-publishing can cost money and being self-published doesnt guarantee sales you need to self-promote as well.But there are many online marketing methods that you can employ yourself to draw attention to your self-published book.Traditional published: Being a traditional published author is the ultimate dream for many writers.Traditional publishing is a long and painful process.It can take years to finally get published in print and many years to find a publisher to accept your manuscript.Finding a good agentArticle Submission, good editing and a great book is important to break into this industry.If you self-publish and build a loyal fan base then getting a traditional publisher is quite easy.

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Carmella Borchers
Carmella Borchers

Carmella Borcher is the author of this article and is an avid fan of romance novels - particularly erotic books and erotic ebooks.

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