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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312359003224 Pages
Barnes & Noble
One of the hottest markets for new writers today, the women's fiction genre called Chick Lit is attracting new authors daily. In Will Write for Shoes, veteran Chick Lit and romance author Cathy Yardley draws upon years of teaching about commercial women's fiction to give aspiring novelists invaluable advice and step-by-step methods for writing and selling a successful Chick Lit novel. Features include:
The history of Chick LitA blueprint for writing a Chick Lit novelNew trends in the genreTips and tools for breaking into the market
Complete with a directory of agents and publishers who acquire Chick Lit, sample submission materials, and online resources, this fun and comprehensive manual is a must-have for all women who want to write a Chick Lit novel.
I started writing in 1995, after I had graduated from Berkeley and moved to Los Angeles to find work and to stay with my college boyfriend. I planned on writing romance novels, because they had helped me keep my sanity while I pursued...