‘Fifty Shades’ Author To Release New Book


/ March 11, 2013

What began as fan fiction became an instant summer hit, selling 40 million copies in the U.S. and 70 million globally, Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James will be releasing a new novel Fifty Shades of Grey: Inner Goddess via Vintage Books.

Don’t expect all the erotica that had readers rushing to download the sexy trilogy onto their kindles.

According to THR, Inner Goddess will elaborate on the how-to’s of writing, including a foreword by James, excerpts from the Fifty Shades books, writing tips and a playlist of the music that inspired James to write. Her personal story as a writer is inspirational to many women, and journaling has been an important part of her creative process from the start.” said Vintage publisher Anne Messitte.

The book will also feature lined pages for aspiring authors to use as a journal with sections devoted to the authors’ characters, Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey.

The book is set to drop May 1.

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