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Writing and Publishing Romance Novels

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Chicago authors Jennifer Stevenson, Sherrill Bodine, and Patricia Rosemoor discuss writing and publishing romance novels in a Society of Midland Authors program on Valentine’s Day at the Cliff Dwellers Club.

Stevenson’s romance and fantasy novels include The Brass Bed, Fool’s Paradise, and Trash Sex Magic. Her website is Bodine’s books include All I Want Is You and A Black Tie Affair, as well as books written under the name Leslie Lynn. Her website is Rosemoor has written 86 books, including 50 for the Harlequin Intrigue series. As Patricia Pinianski, she teaches fiction writing at Columbia College Chicago. Her website is All three are members of the Chicago-North Romance Writers of America.

A social hour, with complimentary snacks and a cash bar, begins at 6 p.m. The three authors will speak at 7 p.m. Reservations are not required. Admission is free, but the Society will accept donations to defray the cost of programs. For more information, see

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