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So you want to write romance novels

The Story

Romance novels are big business, and not just for the publishers. When writers can take home $40,000 just for one title, it's no surprise more people want to break into a career in romantic fiction. In 1983, CBC reporter Gerri Barrer visits a Montreal conference to find out why romance is hot.    

Medium: Television
Broadcast Date: June 4, 1983
Program: Saturday Report
Reporter: Gerri Barrer
Duration: 2:09

Did You know?

• Harlequin, one of the world's best known publishers of romance novels, was founded in Winnipeg in 1949. Its strategy was to sell books in non-traditional places where its audience of women was already shopping: drugstores and supermarkets.




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