Friday, November 28, 2014

Coming this December!

All Romance First Publishing titles listed at All Romance Ebooks will be on sale for 25% off!

With all the sales this holiday season, treat yourself to a steamy sci-fi romance, or some young adult (varying levels of angst).

Happy Holidays!



Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Romance First is 3 years old!

  

Hard to believe it has been three years since RFP came into existence! It has been a wild ride, but it has taught me a lot about project management, contract relations, and how to take a wide-eyed hopeful writers' baby and watch it be turned into a bestseller!

Thank you all for your support and encouragement through these years!

Look for sales coming next month to fill up your ereaders with sweet or spicy male/male fiction to relax after a long day of shopping, cooking, or just dealing with the holiday stress.

Sincerely,

Stephanie L. Danielson
Owner, RFP
 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!


Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving! May your holiday be happy, safe, and filled with laughter and love!

Sincerely,

Stephanie L. Danielson
Owner, RFP

Spotlight: Love on the East End by Lily Sawyer

If you love food and wine, and fighting for justice mixed in with two men falling in love; this is right up your alley...





Gabriel Meyer’s restaurant is a dream come true, but he gets more than he expected when in the course of his business he meets William Thomas, owner of Rolling Hills Winery. Food and wine more than come together on the east end of Long Island as they discover just how complementary Gabriel and William really are. Their seeming paradise is disturbed, however, when they meet young Ben Stewart—a troubled teen who is being bullied at school over his sexuality. Can they help this young man and fight the intolerance that lies on the east end of Long Island, or will it consume them?

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Spotlight: Protecting Bear by Alicia Nordwell

Bear has sworn off guys who try to pick him up at his second job working as a bartender. His ex, Vilem, damn near turned him off dating altogether. Jimmy would flip if he finds out Bear dated a drug dealer, as if Bear did it knowingly. His career as a cop only makes his brother more protective.
But Kameron doesn’t try to pick him up at the bar. He doesn’t ask for a blow job or a back alley screw. He asks Bear out for coffee. That alone is rare enough to get Bear to say yes. They have an instant chemistry, even though he will cut the giant off at the knees if Kameron calls Bear “little guy” one more time.
Kameron’s secrets grow harder to hide the longer he dates Bear. He wants to come clean, but he knows there’s a very good chance the fiery man will never speak to him again. Kameron wrestles with his conscience and his desire for Bear.
Both men’s choices lead to a series of events neither see coming. Bear believes his judgment failed him once again when he learns exactly what Kameron was hiding. At the same time, Bear learns Vilem wasn't just a corner drug dealer, and some very scary guys are after him.
Can both men survive their encounter with Vilem’s bosses? When Bear and Kameron land in a life or death situation, it's up to Bear to save himself … and Kameron, if he's lucky.

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Nanowrimo

Happy National write a Novel in a month month! It is November; the time when aspiring and established writers alike race to the finish to get those 50,000 words in. I've done it myself last year and it is punishing as much as it is exhilarating. I have bowed out this year, but plan to be back at it next year.

But have you wondered how many of those get published? I consider it a first draft, a raw product, hardly finished, but how many take the painstaking effort to make their Nano project submittable from that first keystroke? (or swipe of the pen)?


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Inspirations...what moves you?


Are you waiting for inspiration to come to you?

How do you find it back once you have lost it?

These are questions writers face every day...and inspiration is very tough to come by in the middle of dealing with stress from our daily lives. Between spouses/mates, kids, pets, work, school, chores....you name it. The list goes on and on.

Where is inspiration in the middle of that mess?

For me....inspiration can be in the middle of a TV show or movie, or while I'm out running errands and see some humans interacting. It can be anywhere, anytime. 
In the shower.
On the toilet.
Or while walking the dog.

When it finds you, don't let it go! Chain that sucker, write it down, and let it feed your creative imagination.