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Old 08-20-2008, 11:53 PM   #1
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Noble Romance Publishing

Anyone have any experience with this new company?
thanks!

here is a link to their page, it looks pretty good:
http://www.nobleromance.com/Default.aspx
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:14 AM   #2
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*bias alert* I have a book out with them and haven't had any problems. I've also known the owner for about eight years now. */bias alert*

Noble is about 6-7 months old and is still building a readerbase and working on getting the website to be more interactive for customers which I think will draw in more readers.

Jill Noble is very open to stories that really push the boundaries of romance and romantic fiction and letting characters be themselves even if they're antihero dark and edgy which is the main reason Anne and I signed our Dark Whispers.

Editing wise Jill's suggestions for expanding a couple scenes were on the money. They pay on time and the royalty statement is the best I've ever seen in terms of how many copies sold and when they sold.

Jill's partner has a solid business background and she's been in and around publishing as a writer since before I knew her. She was an editor at Loose-ID and has a few published books nder her belt.

If you have a story you believe in that you feel shows a romance despite other folks' claims of "That's not romantic" Noble may be an option for you.
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:17 AM   #3
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very interesting......

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Old 08-21-2008, 05:27 AM   #4
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I know nothing about their sales levels, but unlike many new romance epublishers they have a clear niche they are targeting. I think they look pretty promising.
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:24 PM   #5
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Post Noble Romance

I sent a query off to them in December and was asked to send the full MS. Unfortunately my book wasn't suitable for them after all, not quite enough sex, LOL! But I did get a very nice personalised rejection and I was invited to submit again with this book if I added more sex. It's not that I have anything against it; I just felt that if I started adding in more sex, it would look just like that: that I'd just added it in for the sake of it rather than the flow it already had. If I ever do write something with a bit more sex or kink, they would be first on my list to submit. They seemed very author friendly.

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Old 04-18-2009, 06:18 AM   #6
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I just submitted to them and got a very prompt request for the full...we'll see what happens!
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Old 04-18-2009, 12:40 PM   #7
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Oh, Angie, that's great, good luck!

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Old 04-29-2009, 06:04 AM   #8
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Just curious, how long did it take to hear a yes or no on the full manuscript?...it's only been a week and a bit but I didn't get confirmation that my email with the full went through. I'd hate to be waiting only to find out that the original email didn't send.
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Old 04-29-2009, 01:30 PM   #9
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I had a confirmation email and a request to send the full MS in about a week and I think it was about a month or so when I heard back with the "no". I don't think I got a confirmation that my full went through either, just the query first of all.


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Old 04-30-2009, 05:52 AM   #10
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If I remember correctly, Jill doesn't send out confirmations. You don't receive any sort of auto-confirmation, either.

That being said, she's very author friendly. If you're worried that your sub didn't get through, send her an email and she will reply.
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Old 02-09-2010, 11:57 PM   #11
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any new information or updates on this publisher? Sent a full off today and just curious if anyone has anything they are willing to share.
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Me too.

I sent a request for the sample contract and never got a response back. If they can't respond to a simple contract request, how on earth do they respond to full subs or partials???

I just sent a query off today...we'll see...but I'm dubious.
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Old 03-04-2010, 07:13 AM   #13
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Missing Email and No Response

Please allow me to apologize for the lack of response to your request for a sample contract. I can only assume some requests have gone missing. (This isn't the first time I've heard this complaint in the last few days, and I worry there are others who didn't bother to follow up).

I have changed the email address for the sample contract requests on the submissions page to jill@nobleromance.com. Hopefully that will clear up the issue and I'll see all requests.

Please, if you send an email to any of our boxes and you don't get a response within 48 hours, contact me directly at jill@nobleromance.com. I will be happy to assist you.

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Old 03-11-2010, 03:20 PM   #14
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I subbed a short to them last night.
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Old 03-12-2010, 04:00 AM   #15
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just to update, Noble accepted my manuscript and I have signed a contract with them! It is very exciting Good Luck to everyone else!!!
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just to update, Noble accepted my manuscript and I have signed a contract with them! It is very exciting Good Luck to everyone else!!!
That's great news!! Congrats!!
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I just got a contract offer from them this morning.
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Got a response from Jill today saying to give them a couple of weeks to get back to me. They would review my sub. I like their promptness.
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Another day, another contract...
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Old 03-12-2010, 05:04 AM   #20
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*yawn*

Another day, another contract...
LOL, if only every day were so great!!
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If you're tt42 it seems it is. Damn and now I'm back to 6 contracts behind...

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Congrats on the contracts/acceptances everyone!

I'm waiting for a response myself...fingers crossed...
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Their contract locks you in for 7 years. That's way too long, as far as I'm concerned. They wanted to change my novel too much, in order to fit in with their guidelines, more sex, etc. so I backed out. Jill is reasonable to deal with though.
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What about sales? Any reports on that?
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I'm waiting for a response myself...fingers crossed...
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