People from Kitsap County, Washington

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 33. Chapters: People from Bremerton, Washington, Debbie Macomber, Mike Enzi, Nathan Adrian, Bruce P. Crandall, Avram Davidson, Steven Holl, Jud Heathcote, Margaret Grubb, Sarah X Dylan, Ben Gibbard, Laura Kina, Christopher Leith Evans, Andy Anderson, Mike Herrera, Tara Kirk, Norman D. Dicks, Marvin Williams, Jill Banner, John D. Hawk, Richard Miles McCool, James Kelsey, William H. Gates, Sr., Buddy Allin, Chuck Broyles, Gary Miranda, John Michael Greer, Dorothy Provine, Leeann Chin, Howard Duff, George Bayer, Willie Bloomquist, Champ Summers, Marcel Vigneron, Joe Pichler, Jim Whitaker, Steve Okoniewski, Dan Attoe, John Stroeder, Abby Hancock, Esther Pohl Lovejoy, Brent David Fraser, Benji Olson, Dana Kirk, D. Gordon Smith. Excerpt: Debbie Macomber (born October 22, 1948 in Yakima, Washington) is a best-selling American author of over 150 romance novels and contemporary women's fiction. Over sixty million copies of her books are in print throughout the world, and one, This Matter of Marriage, became a made-for-tv-movie in 1998. Macomber was the inaugural winner of the fan-voted Quill Award for romance in 2005 and has been awarded a Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Although Debbie Macomber is dyslexic and has only a high school education, she was determined to be a writer. A stay-at-home mother raising four small children, Macomber nonetheless found the time to sit in her kitchen in front of a rented typewriter and work on developing her first few manuscripts. For five years she continued to write despite many rejections from publishers, finally turning to freelance magazine work to help her family make ends meet. With money that she saved from her freelance articles, Macomber attended a romance writer's conference, where one of her manuscripts was selected to be publicly critiqued by an editor from Harlequin Enterprises Ltd. The editor tore apart her novel and recommended that she throw it away. Undaunted, Macomber scraped together $10 to mail the same novel, Heartsong, to Harlequin's rival, Silhouette Books. Silhouette bought the book, which became the first romance novel to be reviewed by Publishers Weekly. Although Heartsong was the first of her manuscripts to sell, Starlight was the first of her novels to be published. It became #128 of the Silhouette Special Edition category romance line (which is now owned by Harlequin). Macomber continued to write category romances for Silhouette, and later Harlequin. In 1988, Harlequin asked Macomber to write a series of interconnected stories, which became known as the Navy series. Before long, she was selling "huge" numbers of books, usually 150,000 copies of each of her novels, and she was releasing two or three titles per year. By 1994, Harleq

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Titel
People from Kitsap County, Washington
Untertitel
People from Bremerton, Washington, Debbie Macomber, Mike Enzi, Nathan Adrian, Bruce P. Crandall, Avram Davidson, Steven Holl, Jud Heathcote, Margaret Grubb, Sarah X Dylan, Ben Gibbard, Laura Kina, Christopher Leith Evans, Andy Anderson
Editor
EAN
9781155986227
ISBN
978-1-155-98622-7
Format
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Herausgeber
Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
36
Gewicht
93g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T2mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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