Zipped down to the Dreamin’ in Dallas conference…appx 180 writers gathered to network, enjoy a booksigning and learn about the craft and business of writing romance novels.
Are historicals coming back? Is chicklit in a slump? The grapevine says yes to both, again proving the cyclical nature of the market. Most everyone advises “write the book of your heart,” but will that leave you on the cutting edge or behind it?
Met a lot of “newbies,” those fresh-faced writers who, no matter their age, have just gotten on the romance writing roller coaster and still have stars in their eyes. Who knows, maybe they will sell as a result of their first editor/agent appointment?