The craft of writing romance
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The craft of writing romance a practical guide by Rowena Summers

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Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography, p88-89.- Includes index.

StatementJean Saunders.
SeriesAlison & Busby writers" guide
LC ClassificationsPN3377.5.L68
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,89p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18387416M
ISBN 100850316782

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