Marion Lennox, a former university academic, and writer of more than 90 published romances, gave a very entertaining talk on what she has learned as a writer.
– sex is fun
– snakes don’t necessarily replace underpants (that was an editor’s suggestion in one of her early novels!)
– your editor is not your friend
– the editor is there to buy the best book they can for the best price
– treat your editor professionally and they will treat you professionally
And below the cut is the sealed section 😉
The five ‘Fs’ of romance:
(although Marion didn’t actually say the last word, she bleeped it out herself)
2 thoughts on “Plenary session: My Staffroom with Steamy Bits”
Thank you for posting all these, they were excellent to read.
I have one more to go, nearly finished it. My computer dying and then not having access to my notes in MS Word put a huge dint on my ability to actually post them.
I’m glad you have enjoyed my articles, I had a great time at the conference and really feel I learned a lot