Romance at Random site. She's going to answer a few of our questions about Loveswept.
What is Loveswept, which titles are coming back, and what new titles are being offered?
Basically we are bring back old favourites and publishing new too – LS continues its tradition as an author focused imprint - “Love stories you’ll never forget by authors you’ll always remember.” Eight titles will be relaunched in August (8/8), adding one or two titles each month. Retailing from $2.99 to $4.99 promoted on www.romanceatrandom.com and other popular blog sites. The titles are formatted for all online retailers and in the UK.
LS is digital first however, there is always a print option. Once we see the demand and need for print books we’ll be better able to determine what makes sense for the line.
What is the word count of these books? Do they fit the definition of Category Romance?
LS is the same type of program it was years ago – we are not considering the line category, as the depth and length of the books will vary. We are reviewing submissions of 30K to 90K, from all the sub-genres within romance. The overall content fits that of single title more than that of category.
Is the program open to brand new authors? If so, are there submission guidelines for writers?
LS, was and has been, an author focused line – our goal is to build author brands as was done with LS Best Seller, Iris Johansen. Debut’s are a very significant part of our plan for the imprint – 4 new debut authors have been signed and will be released late 2011 and throughout 2012 and we’ve plans for many more .J
BECAUSE OF YOU is our first book releasing in November 2011. This is the first in Jessica Scott’s, COMING HOME Trilogy, books 2 and 3 releasing in 2012.
If you're interested in more information about the submission process, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks Sue, for being with us today!