New Writers of the Purple Prose
The romance field, Margraet Moser writes, is unique in its symbiosis:
Most writers come from the ranks of readers and therefore understand
the marriage of reader and book. The sisterhood and moral support in
this almost exclusively female dominion is palpable. It is also gratifying
and empowering and, in a few cases, exceedingly lucrative.
"...them, and they buy 58% of the popular paperback fiction in America, according to the Romance Writers of America..."
Dec. 8, 2000 Books Feature by Margaret Moser