The real world should be embraced and reflective in the market. What attracts couples in stories and readers to reading the story sometimes begin with differences and the subtle contras.
I am an African-American consultant to one of the top 5 motion picture production companies in the world, but my true love (aside from my partner in a blended relationship) is romantic fiction.
It would be helpful if someone from C&C would come and answer questions about their staff, their contract, and publishing experience.
Well, I am researching agents for myself; however, a friend of mine has submitted a manuscript to them. So I guess I'm curious and worried is all, but I am still trying to get an agent and go down the commercial publishing route.What further questions could you possibly have? This is a new start-up with no information about the people running it. Why would you even consider submitting your manuscript to them?
I get that you're new and you're doing absolutely the right thing by researching how publishing is supposed to work. However I equally know that you've been advised the best thing to do is to start by looking to get an agent and go down the commercial publishing route, so I'm a bit confused as to why you seem to be considering start-ups.
I rant about fake contests more than the average bear, but I don't think it applies here. The winner gets $500. That is a prize therefore this is a contest.