Madelyne Simone Rovenhauer (a nom de plume) and D.W. St. John (A Terrible Beauty) present The Nasty Little Writing Book: Dirty Little Secrets of Bestselling Authors Revealed by New York Publishing Insider, filled with all the things a budding author should not do, under the guise of being helpful and chummy in a hilarious, backstabbing kind of way, of course. With a heavy speaking tour and healthy promotional efforts, sales and gales of laughter should be on the rise. Agent, Bernie P. Steinfelder. 15-city West Coast author tour. 50,000 first print run; $20,000 advertising budget. ( Mar. 1) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.