Author: Robert Lee Brewer
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Release Date: 2012-09-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published The 2013 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Look inside and you'll find page after page of all-new editorial material devoted to the business of writing. It's the most information we've ever jammed into one edition! You'll find advice on pitching agents and editors, finding money for your writing in unexpected places, and promoting your writing. Plus, you'll learn how to navigate the social media landscape, negotiate contracts, and protect your work. And as usual, this edition includes the ever popular "How Much Should I Charge?" pay rate chart. You also gain access to: Lists of professional writing organizations Sample query letters A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets Includes an activation code good for a one-year subscription to the WritersMarket.com database of publishing opportunities--updated daily. "Writer's Market can save you a lifetime of collecting, sorting, and updating industry info, and it's jam-packed with the things you need, including hard-earned advice from those in the field. As a result, Writer's Market gives you time--that most precious commodity for all writers--so you can turn your attention to the cultivation of your talent." --Julianna Baggott, author of Pure, Girl Talk and The Prince of Fenway Park
Author: Robert Lee Brewer
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
Release Date: 2012-08-05
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published The 2013 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Look inside and you'll find page after page of all-new editorial material devoted to the business of writing. It's the most information we've ever jammed into one edition! You'll find advice on pitching agents and editors, finding money for your writing in unexpected places, and promoting your writing. Plus, you'll learn how to navigate the social media landscape, negotiate contracts, and protect your work. And as usual, this edition includes the ever popular "How Much Should I Charge?" pay rate chart. You also gain access to: Lists of professional writing organizations Sample query letters A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets Includes a self-publishing checklist, submission tracker, family tree of the major book publishers, and helpful charts. "Writer's Market can save you a lifetime of collecting, sorting, and updating industry info, and it's jam-packed with the things you need, including hard-earned advice from those in the field. As a result, Writer's Market gives you time--that most precious commodity for all writers--so you can turn your attention to the cultivation of your talent." --Julianna Baggott, author of Pure, Girl Talk and The Prince of Fenway Park PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.
“What a story and thank you so much Olivia Hampshire. The is one of the best, “House of Romance” books yet. I am a big and beautiful lesbian. I am a very big and beautiful lesbian and I never see or hear about me in any books or in any movies or on any television shows. I love the way that the truth comes out about how important the inside of a person is. Please write more books like this for the millions of us that live and breath.” Emily, Yazoo City, MS “An adventure of people getting to know each other and really finding out what is important in life. And that slim ball uncle. That tells you what to be careful of when you have a little too much to drink. I don´t want to give away the story, but he got his and many times in this day and age that doesn´t happen. This was a lesbian romance story worth reading and I am so glad I bought the whole 8 book, House of Romance bundle before I read this one, though I really don’t think one would have too. Thanks Olivia. Write On!” Sophia, Gulfport, NO “A great story. I could not stop. It made my plane ride go very, very, fast. An, my partner likes to read what I am reading, so we both read, “Something about Her,” and the bonus books for Lesbian Billionaire were just wonderful also. We downloaded the 4 book bundle for Lesbian Billionaire before we go off of the plane. We didn´t want to get off. Your lesbian romance stories are just the best.” Mia, Memphis, TN “I am a fat woman. My partner says that I am not that good looking and my teeth don’t help the picture much either. Somehow, I got lucky with my partner because she is a drop dead, knockout TEN! She gave me a chance to get to know her. I don’t know why, but we are together and it is heaven just like the way things worked out in this book. We have way more sex than they do though. LOL! Thank you for you House of Romance Books. We love reading lesbian romance are we are happy to be on your mailing list through your communication circle.” Lily, Little Rock, AR
A naughty collection of 3 stories about lesbians!Since Denise had met Rose at work six months ago, they had spent nearly every day together. Rose was a personal antidepressant for her. Considering each other straight, they played a tense game of fine flirt, up to the moment strange sexual tension between them exploded.Ana was bored, simply bored at her 42. For years she had played at being the quintessential housewife and mother. Having divorced, she went for a trip to Germany, where her roots came from. There she met Baroness Matilda Von Hirsch. Such a strong passion was born between them, that Matilda came back with Ana to Wisconsin. Angela broke up with her girlfriend 2 weeks before graduating College. Her uncle offered her a beach house for the summer. There she met Nicole, a Ph. D. student with an exotic heritage, she was Puerto Rican and Persian and they have fallen in love with each other.Warning: These sexy lesbian stories contain sexual content and are meant for mature audiences.
Irrepressible Annie Heaphy, a cab driver from the bars, meets Victoria Locke, a feminist Yale student, and the love story of the eraÑand for the agesÑensues. A classic romance introducing many of LynchÕs iconic characters who captured the hearts of generations of lesbians and remain among the most popular today.
"...And Then I Became Gay is about the lives of young men who express the complications, adversities, and satisfactions of being a sexual outsider in North America during the 1980s and 1990s. Consisting of narratives which chronicle developmental progression from first memories of being attracted to other males to a subsequent integration of their sexual identity with a personal identity, this book is also unique in its cross-section of men from different ethnic backgrounds. Although each story in this volume has a personal meaning to the individual youth disclosing it, aspects of these narratives can express a normative experience growing up gay or bisexual during the past two decades. For many of the contributors and readers, these stories may prove to be not only ones of coming out, but coming of age.
Author: William A. Gleason
Release Date: 2017-05-15
Genre: Literary Criticism
Since the 1970s, romance novels have surpassed all other genres in terms of popularity in the United States, accounting for half of all mass market paperbacks sold and driving the digital publishing revolution. Romance Fiction and American Culture brings together scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and publishing to explore American romance fiction from the late eighteenth to the early twenty-first century. Essays on interracial, inspirational, and LGBTQ romance attend to the diversity of the genre, while new areas of inquiry are suggested in contextual and interdisciplinary examinations of romance authorship, readership, and publishing history, of pleasure and respectability in African American romance fiction, and of the dynamic tension between the genre and second wave feminism. As it situates romance fiction among other instances of American love culture, from Civil War diaries to Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks, Romance Fiction and American Culture confirms the complexity and enduring importance of this most contested of genres.
Rita was distressfully married and not very happy about it, but she lived day by day in the zone of “this is just the way it is.” Her good friends, Angie and Cali where open and free photographers, videographers and they were going on a very exciting shoot to on of the best lesbian resort hotels in the world. Just for fun, they invited Rita. Why not? And that is where the First Time Magic began. “Hello Olivia. First Time Magic brought back so many memories about my first time lesbian experience. It seems like just yesterday. And your main character in the story reminds me so much of me before I opened up and just allowed me to be the me that I am. I used to hate lesbians. That is what I thought I thought, and that is what I told everyone, but ended up, society had told me that they hated me and I let all of that go. This lesbian romance experience you have created is all about the first time lesbian magic, just like the title, of me, loving me.” Ava, Phoenix, AZ “Hi Olivia. Thank you for the wonder short, but power House in Romance books. I enjoy seeing who is going to show up each and every book. In your lesbian romance method, this time you really hit it home when you show what happens with Rita and Linda in a first time lesbian situation. Rita just has no clue who she is, or what would make her really happy until she meets Linda. Ha! This House of Romance story reminds me of my first time lesbian total experience from beginning to the end. Thanks Olivia. Love Ya!” Madison, St. Paul, Minnesota “I could not believe what was going on with Rita and her husband. How did she let that go on? Why didn´t she tell him to get lost from the get go? And when he showed up, why bother given who she had her eye on. Olivia, this is another on of your super lesbian romance stories and I am so glad I have joined your email list so that I can get the latest news release and always know when your new stuff is coming out. The House of Romance is way more than a house of romance.” Hannah, Austin, TX “Olivia! Why do we have to go through all of that? Why does something have to fall out of the sky and hit us right between the eyes before we see that we are the way we are and we like what we like? What is up with that? I waited decades. I had children and two husbands before I had my first time lesbian experience. I waited more than half of my life to be me. I hope many younger women read this lesbian romance story and decide to just jump right up and be themselves much earlier than I did. Great message Olivia.” Scarlett, Denver, CO
Best known for her Kate Delafield detective series, Katherine V. Forrest is recognized as one of the preeminent figures in lesbian popular literature. Yet her work has received little scholarly attention. This critical study explores Forrest's entire body of work, including her fiction and (perhaps more importantly) her writing about writing, popular genres and her readers. Her science fiction and romance novels are analyzed, with a focus on the reasons behind their enduring appeal. Her most famous romance, Curious Wine, originally published in 1984, remains in print--a longevity far exceeding the typical romance novel.
This volume examines a wide variety of the ways in which the fantastic has impacted upon contemporary women's fiction. Some of the issues addressed include: the importance of the cyborg and the spectre to critical and fictional discourses of gender; the interface between the grotesque and contemporary readings of feminist utopianism; the growing similarity between late twentieth-century gothicism and the magical real. The study is based upon the work of fifteen writers and includes novels by Allende, Atwood, Carter, Head, Morrison, Weldon, Winterson and Wittig.
Grace and Claudia own a deluxe, lesbian, hotel resort on a nude beach, 30 from Barcelona Spain. For our description purposes, we will call it, “The Hotel of Romance.” It took years years for Grace and Claudia to find their own true lesbian sexuality. It came naturally. But then they were both introduced to affluent intelligent, beautiful, world traveled lesbians from all over the planet. They decided to create an environment where lesbian could come together to find themselves, find life and find love. The House of Romance is kind of like a way upscale, “Love Boat.” You never know who might show up on any given day. You never know what joy, or what baggage they may have. But, whatever day it is, it is an exciting day. “Olivia Hampshire, you just came out of the blue with your lesbian romance stories and tell you what girl, you just keep on coming. I loved your book Cop Licked, and I love your Lesbian Billionaire series with Debbie Brown too. I am glad I found this House of Romance series because me and my partner love to read this kind of stuff. Thank You, Great Stuff.” Teresa, Helena, MT “What a story. When I started reading this I never would have thought this was where it would go. The House of Romance is way more than a house of romance. Yes, I knew it would be a lesbian romance story but Wow! So many places like this run by men, for men, but this lesbian romance in this house of romance is by women, for women. That is a bit of a twist and I like it.” Glenda, Oklahoma City, OK “I want to go to Barcelona right now after reading this lesbian romance short story. Yes, I do! Thank you Olivia Hampshire. Somehow I read 2 of your other House of Romance books before I found this one. I had no problem following anything that was going on in the other ones. I is like you can read them in any order that you want, and I did. But Olivia, is was very nice to read about how all of this hot, steamy, lesbian romance got started. Thank you very much.” Constance, Salem, OR “I am not going to mention any names because I don’t want to spoil things for anybody, but that love scene at the very end was hot, hot, hot, and I didn’t think it would ever go that way in the beginning. The House of Romance has a different name once you get into the book. The real name is pretty hot. Me and my partner would love to go to this place. We read lesbian romance short stories to each other every night. This lesbian romance was well worth the money.” Ellen, Little Rock, AR
Allison was drop dead beautiful, and she still is. She married her high school sweetheart, the captain of the football team, Lester. They had 3 kids and lived in small town, USA. Lester drank, and beat Allison regularly when he came home from his job, stocking shelves at Walfart. Allison had a dream of working with animals, far away in a game preserve in Kenya. What a silly dream for a small town, USA girl. And then she met Harriet Rothchild. Bonus Blockbuster “House of Romance,” title included. “Olivia! I have read all of your Lesbian Billionaire books and I always wondered about Harriet. You never really came out and told us anything about her. Well this was my big surprise and I thank you very much. This told me a lot about Harriet and the book was excellent. Another excellent read and please excuse me for saying thank you, thank you, thank you too many times.” Ava, Kalamazoo, MI “That Lester. What a jerk. He got just what he deserved and big time. And that Allison. What a charmer. What a wonderful person with such a great heart. And what vision she had. If she is a real person, I wish her and her children the best in whatever that do down the road. Thank you very much Olivia for another great lesbian romance story. Bravo!” Violet, Nashville, TN “Hi Olivia. You just out did yourself with this one. I have been wondering about Harriet through this whole series and I have had so many questions. Harriet is just the best billionaire ever. I don´t know any, but she really seems to be the best that I know of. If I ever get money, I want to be just like her. And Debbie Brown. Ha, Brown, Debbie Brown. She always comes through and she came through really big in this one. I love you Olivia!” Megan, Eau Clare, WI “I thought Allison was down the tubes. I didn´t think that things would work out. But in the end, well, I don´t want to blow it for people that haven´t read the book yet. All I can say is, “Read the whole thing.” I have not found any lesbian romance books like your’s Olivia. I just love them. I also like your House of Romance books with Grace and Claudia. Anyway, thank you so much for this great first time lesbian book. It was one of your best pieces of work.” Stella, Glasgow, MT
A collection of five erotic short stories with mixed lesbian themes including corporal punishment, crime, and revenge. strong>Woman Friendly by Olivia London Jill and Rona have been neighbours for two years. They have a lot in common and could be destined for true love. If only they could look for love closer to home instead of all the loud places ... Dirty Girl by Lynn Lake Kaylee‘s a dirty girl. She lezes out every chance she gets; if it‘s got boobs and quim, she wants some. And in one super-satisfying fortnight she managed to get down and dirty, and off, with her next-door neighbour, a co-worker, and even her dental hygienist; one after another after another. A dirty girl never comes clean. Patching Things Up by Jordan Alleyo When your new lover has scars you can’t help but wonder. When your past means you recognise them as healed cigarette burns, there’s a great desire to know more. How did she get mixed up with someone like that? Who was it? Why had they done that? Why had she let them? I stopped abruptly at this last point and chastised myself for assuming everyone is as capable of defending themselves as I am. The fact I can disable a person of any size with a few well-placed jabs of a finger or thumb makes me the exception, not the rule. The Flat Landscape by Johnson Green Janet has reached middle age. With her husband gone and her son at Uni she had reached a dead end. That world changes forever when she employs Agnes. This young Polish woman appears shy and secretive at first. Soon she ignites feelings that Janet both fears and cannot restrain. But it takes a battered old novel to bring them together. A Sport Without Balls by Landon Dixon Nicole signed up for the company’s women’s volleyball team for two reasons: one to ogle her team mates, and two to ogle her opponents. She takes good care of her body, and her body usually takes good care of her. But when she got sweet, shy, little Lori all alone in the steamy-hot shower room after a strenuous game, it was her acting, not her athletic abilities, she put to good, sexy, seductive use.