Near the end of the section there is generally one curt letter of refusal to a marriage proposal."The rules and suggestions for courtship and romance occupy most of the space in Victorian etiquette and letter writing books.There are usually flowery forms for written proposals from the suitor as well as a plethora of gushing acceptances from the bride-elect.What was playing out in real time seemed to flip conventional wisdom on its head.I started to have a slew of revelations about these emerging, shifting dynamics between the sexes, leading to loads of dissatisfied singles -- revelations that inspired the book I am now working on, to be published in early 2018 by Grand Central Life & Style.
A woman's every dream and aspiration matters; one is no more important than another, because it came first, or it developed with time, or it conforms to some ideal.
Writing this book is a dream come true, for many reasons.
On a professional level, it's the opportunity to extensively investigate something I'm deeply passionate about.
I don't want any woman, who wants a great career and a supportive relationship, to settle for less-than-fulfilling love.
"What should I charge for my work" or "How much do I pay a writer?