Writing Magazine

How I got published JULIE SHACKMAN

‘My first two contemporary romance novels, Rock My World and Hero or Zero were published digitally by an ebook publisher based in London, but like many writers, I always dreamt of a traditional publishing deal.

‘From an early age, I loved writing and reading. I remember reading Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz when I was thirteen and I thought it must be wonderful to write stories and get paid for it.

‘I trained as a journalist and studied communication and media, but always harboured a longing to be a romance author.

‘I am an

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