Write Naked: A Bestseller's Secrets to Writing Romance & Navigating the Path to Success

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Writer's Digest Books
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5.4 X 8.3 X 0.7 inches | 0.76 pounds

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About the Author

Jennifer Probst is a New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance fiction. She has written novellas for Red Sage, including Masquerade Secrets, The Tantric Principle, and Sex, Lies, and Contracts. Like some of her characters, Probst, along with her husband and two sons, calls New York's Hudson Valley home.

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of longtime writing partners and best friends Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the New York Times, USA TODAY, and #1 internationally bestselling authors of the Beautiful and Wild Seasons series, Autoboyography, Love and Other Words, Roomies, Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating, The Unhoneymooners, The Soulmate Equation, Something Wilder, and The True Love Experiment. You can find them online at ChristinaLaurenBooks.com or @ChristinaLauren on Instagram.


"With wit and humor and heart-wrenching honesty, Jennifer Probst pens a winner with Write Naked, a book for all writers--from the aspirant just sitting down at the keyboard to the multi-published, best-selling author dominating the shelves. Write Naked has a place of prominence on my keeper shelf." --J. Kenner, New York Times best-selling author

"Authenticity is the core ingredient of every successful book, and to bring forth the type of raw honesty readers connect to, writers must get naked, placing their own beating heart on the page. Using incredible insight and finesse, Jennifer Probst shows writers how to do this, sharing many valuable lessons from her impressive career along the way. An inspiring read for writers of all levels." --Angela Ackerman, best-selling author of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression

"Jennifer Probst brings something magical to her writing, and with Write Naked she gives you insight into her process. The most important thing a writer can do is hone their process, and this book is a valuable tool to use in doing that. Highly recommend!" --Bob Mayer, New York Times best-selling author

"Write Naked is a book all 'newbie' and seasoned writers need in their life." --Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 New York Times best-selling author

"A must read! Jennifer's Write Naked is refreshingly honest, insightful, and a real pleasure to read and feel inspired by. A true gem!" --Katy Evans, New York Times best-selling author

"Funny, truthful, and entertaining--Write Naked is a book all writers need in their life!" --Melissa Foster, New York Times best-selling author

"Write Naked is perfect for individuals considering entering the writing field or well-seasoned authors! Wherever you are in your writing journey...this book is for you." --Audrey Carlan, #1 New York Times best-selling author

"An amazing resource, a hands-on writer's toolbox, and an inspiring journey all wrapped into one. Write Naked is a must read!" --Laura Kaye, New York Times best-selling author

"Jennifer Probst is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. Her work has been translated in more than a dozen countries, has sold over a million copies, and was dubbed a 'romance phenom' by Kirkus Reviews. In Write Naked: A Bestseller's Secrets to Writing Romance & Navigating the Path to Success she reveals her pathway to success, from struggling as a new writer to signing a seven-figure deal. Write Naked intermingles personal essays on craft with down-to-earth advice on writing romance in the digital age teaches how to: Commit to your current work-in-progress, get focused, and complete it on schedule; Reveal raw emotions and thoughts on the page to hook your readers; Assemble a street team to promote and celebrate your books; Overcome writer's block with ease; Develop themes that tie together your books and series; Write the most difficult elements of romance--including sex scenes--with skill and style. Regardless of the genre, every novelist faces the difficult task of creating authentic characters and an engaging plot. But attempting to break into the hotter-than-ever romance genre, which is constantly flooded with new titles and fresh faces can feel impossible. This is where Write Naked comes in with both example, advice, tips, tricks and techniques that comprise Jennifer's 'real world practical' lessons and craft advice that every writer needs in order to carve out a rewarding career -- especially as a romance novelist." --James A. Cox at Midwest Book Review