PCL MS 234 Barbara James Papers
James, Barbara. “PCL MS 234 Barbara James Papers.” Finding Aids. BGSU University Libraries, 26 Nov. 2019, lib.bgsu.edu/finding_aids/items/show/2870. Accessed 31 May 2020.
|Title||PCL MS 234 Barbara James Papers|
|Introduction||The Barbara James Papers consist of approximately 0.2 cubic feet of materials donated by the author in 2019. There are no restrictions placed upon its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission from the author when duplicating any unpublished or published works included in the collection. Please contact the archivist with any questions about the collection.|
The finding aid for the collection was created by Manuscripts & Outreach Archivist Steve Ammidown in November 2019.
|Biographical Sketch||Barbara James is an author of romance novels from Brooklyn, New York. |
A reader of romance fiction since high school, James became interested in writing romance herself in 2015 after reading the Hot Under the Collar series by Amber Belldene, an Episcopal priest. James was herself studying to become an Episcopal clergywoman at the time, and was ordained in 2018.
James has self-published three contemporary romances since 2017. The books- Starting Over: Rick, Going Home: Roger, and The Wedding Bet: Lauren comprise the Sweet & Sensuous Series.
|Scope and Content||This collection is primarily composed of materials related to becoming a romance author including items from local and national conferences, manuscript notes and drafts, as well as correspondence with freelance editors and others in the profession. |
This collection will be of particular interest to those looking to understand what is involved in being a self-published romance writer in the late 2010s.