Browne Popular Culture Library
PCL MS-193: Darlene Scalera Collection
The Darlene Scalera Collection consists of 1.5 cubic feet of documents dating from 1999-2002. It is comprised of edited manuscripts, proofs, cover art information, outlines and notes, synopses, character information and one piece of correspondence regarding Man in a Million.
Darlene Scalera transferred her collection to the Browne Popular Culture Library, BGSU, in March 2000 with additional materials coming in July 2002. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works, whether authored by Darlene Scalera or by other writers whose works may be found in this collection.
This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in November 2005.
Darlene Scalera made her publishing debut with A Man for Megan in 1999 for Harlequin American Romance. Since then, she has continued to publish for Harlequin and celebrated her tenth sale in 2003. Her 2002 release, Help Wanted: Husband? was a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice finalist for Best Harlequin American 2002.
Scalera grew up in New York and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University with a degree in public communications. She worked in a variety of fields, including telecommunications and public relations, before devoting herself full-time to writing fiction.
She is a charter member of the Saratoga chapter of Romance Writers of America, having served on its board for five years. She has presented writing workshops at national and regional writers' conferences, as well as at local universities and colleges.
She currently lives in upstate New York.
The Darlene Scalera Collection is comprised of 1.5 cubic feet of edited manuscripts, proofs, author outlines and notes, cover art, character information and a small amount of correspondence regarding Man in a Million.
This collection, although small, would give researchers a glimpse into the process of writing and publishing.
- Literary Manuscripts
- Arranged chronologically
- Includes edited manuscripts, proofs, cover art information, author outlines and notes, synopses, character information and correspondence regarding Man in a Million. The manuscripts are broken into parts of two or three chapters each for the researcher.
|A Man for Megan||1999|
|1||Edited manuscript, Chapters 1-3|
|2||Edited manuscript, Chapters 4-6|
|3||Edited manuscript, Chapters 7-9|
|4||Edited manuscript, Chapters 10-11|
|5||Edited manuscript, Chapters 12-13|
|6||Cover Art information|
|Cowboy and the Countess||2000|
|7||Edited manuscript, Chapters 1-2|
|8||Edited manuscript, Chapters 3-5|
|9||Edited manuscript, Chapters 6-8|
|10||Edited manuscript, Chapters 9-11|
|11||Edited manuscript, Chapters 12-14|
|12||Proof, Chapters 1-4|
|13||Proof, Chapters 5-7|
|14||Proof, Chapters 8-10|
|15||Proof, Chapters 11-14|
|Cowboy and the Countess (con't.)||2000|
|1||Cover Art information|
|2||Outline and Notes|
|Man in a Million||2000|
|4||Edited manuscript, Chapters 1-3|
|5||Edited manuscript, Chapters 4-6|
|6||Edited manuscript, Chapters 7-9|
|7||Edited manuscript, Chapters 10-11|
|8||Edited manuscript, Chapters 12-14|
|9||Cast of Characters|
|11||Cover Art information|
|Born of the Bluegrass||2001|
|14||Edited manuscript, Prologue - Chapter 3|
|15||Edited manuscript, Chapters 4-6|
|16||Edited manuscript, Chapters 7-9|
|17||Edited manuscript, Chapters 10-12|
|18||Edited manuscript, Chapters 13-14|
|Born of the Bluegrass (con't.)||2001|
|1||Proof, Prologue - Chapter 3|
|2||Proof, Chapter 4-6|
|3||Proof, Chapters 7-9|
|4||Proof, Chapters 10-12|
|5||Proof, Chapters 13-14|
|Prescription for Seduction||2001|
|6||Edited manuscript, Chapters 1-3|
|7||Edited manuscript, Chapters 4-6|
|8||Edited manuscript, Chapters 7-9|
|9||Edited manuscript, Chapters 10-12|
|Help Wanted: Husband?||2002|
|10||Edited manuscript, Chapters 1-3|
|11||Edited manuscript, Chapters 4-6|
|12||Edited manuscript, Chapters 7-9|
|13||Edited manuscript, Chapters 10-11|
|14||Edited manuscript, Chapters 12-14|
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