Friday, February 2, 2018

Free Friday! February eBook Giveaways!


On the first Friday of every month, readers can download the Kindle editions of our eBooks for free! Here is a list of our eBook giveaways for February 2, 2018. Enjoy!


COLLECTIONS + ANTHOLOGIES
Brave Enough to Love: Gay and Lesbian Stage Plays (collection; short plays + full-length plays; LGBTQ)
Deuces: Stage Plays for Two Actors (collection; short plays; duets)
Monologues That Kick Ass (collection; 121 monologues from 32 published plays; for women and men)
Twenty-Five: A Collection of Plays (collection; short plays)
You Think You Know Us: Stage Plays for Teen Actors (collection; short plays + full-length plays; teens; high school


ONE-ACT PLAYS
Baby in the Basement (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 women + 1 man; teens; suicide; simple set)
Boxcar (one-act play; drama; roles for 2 young men; LGBTQ; simple set)
Hour Glass (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 woman + 1 man)
I Ate Lunch Alone Today (one-act play; roles for 2 women + 2 men; 1960's)
Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me (one-act play; teens; Latino; LGBTQ)
Just Before the Drop (one-act play; drama; LGBT; simple set) 
Number 76 (one-act play; drama; teens; Latino; award-winning; simple set)
Stay (one-act play; roles for 4 women + 2 men; teens; Southern)
Threnody (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 woman + 1 man)


FULL-LENGTH STAGE PLAYS
Better Places to Go (stage play; large cast; drama; roles for 7 women + 3 men)
A Darling Among the Maidens (stage play; large cast; comedy; teens; religion)
Frozen Stars (stage play; teens; large cast; Latino; LGBTQ)
Sky Lines (stage play; roles for 3 women; African American; seriocomic)
Somebody’s Baby (stage play; roles for 2 woman + 1 man; award-winning)
We Never Made it to Paris (stage play; roles for 2 men; LGBTQ)

NOVELS
Ambrosia (contemporary romance; women's fiction; novel)


NOVELLAS
Backfire (gay romance; mm romance; novella)
Bruised (gay erotica; mm romance; mystery; thriller; novella)
Patience is Waiting (horror; novella)
Riding with James Dean (young adult; gay romance; mm romance; novella)

Friday, January 19, 2018

Script of the Week: It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes

IT'S A PLEASURE TO BE SAD
Pay-what-you-want digital copy
Cast: 1 woman, 1 man (characters are teens)
Genre: Drama
Tags + Themes: 1960's, Depression, Classism, Los Angeles,
Dating, High School
Audience: High School
Read an Excerpt
Monologue: Cathy
Production Rights: Blue Dasher Press

It's a Pleasure to Be Sad by David-Matthew Barnes is our Script of the Week.

Set in 1967, Cathy is haunted by images of the Watts Riots, an event she watched from her bedroom window two years ago. Dawson is conflicted with guilt and feels responsible for Cathy’s happiness while trying to understand the bizarre behavior of her wealthy parents as his own family struggles with poverty.

This dramatic short plays features roles for 1 woman and 1 man. Both characters are in high school.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Script of the Week: Punch Bowl by David-Matthew Barnes

PUNCH BOWL
Pay-what-you-want digital copy
Cast: 2 women, 1 man (characters are teens)
Genre: Comedy/Teen
Tags + Themes: High School, Revenge, Popularity,
Misfit, Simple Set
Audience: High School
Read an Excerpt
Production Rights: Blue Dasher Press

Looking for a short, comedic script for high school students?

Punch Bowl by David-Matthew Barnes is our Script of the Week.

At the Junior Prom, a sly misfit named Judy convinces Conner and Brenda, the newly elected Prom King and Queen, that she's poisoned the punch after they've each drank a glass. Even though they fear their lives are nearing an end, Conner and Brenda refuse to repent for all the wrong they've done in their lives, especially for the horrific way they've treated Judy.

Punch Bowl features roles for 2 women and 1 man. All characters are in high school.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Free Friday! January eBook Giveaways!


On the first Friday of every month, readers can download the Kindle editions of our eBooks for free! Here is a list of our eBook giveaways for January 5, 2018. Enjoy!

COLLECTIONS + ANTHOLOGIES

Brave Enough to Love: Gay and Lesbian Stage Plays (collection; short plays + full-length plays; LGBTQ)

Deuces: Stage Plays for Two Actors (collection; short plays; duets)

Monologues That Kick Ass (collection; 121 monologues from 32 published plays; for women and men)

Twenty-Five: A Collection of Plays (collection; short plays)

You Think You Know Us: Stage Plays for Teen Actors (collection; short plays + full-length plays; teens; high school)

ONE-ACT PLAYS

Baby in the Basement (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 women + 1 man; teens; suicide; simple set)

Boxcar (one-act play; drama; roles for 2 young men; LGBTQ; simple set)

Hour Glass (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 woman + 1 man)

I Ate Lunch Alone Today (one-act play; roles for 2 women + 2 men; 1960's)

Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me (one-act play; teens; Latino; LGBTQ)

Just Before the Drop (one-act play; drama; LGBT; simple set) 

Number 76 (one-act play; drama; teens; Latino; award-winning; simple set)

Stay (one-act play; roles for 4 women + 2 men; teens; Southern)

Threnody (one-act play; drama; roles for 1 woman + 1 man)

FULL-LENGTH STAGE PLAYS

Better Places to Go (stage play; large cast; drama; roles for 7 women + 3 men)

A Darling Among the Maidens (stage play; large cast; comedy; teens; religion)

Frozen Stars (stage play; teens; large cast; Latino; LGBTQ)

Sky Lines (stage play; roles for 3 women; African American; seriocomic)

Somebody’s Baby (stage play; roles for 2 woman + 1 man; award-winning)

We Never Made it to Paris (stage play; roles for 2 men; LGBTQ)

NOVELS

Ambrosia (contemporary romance; women's fiction; novel)

NOVELLAS

Backfire (gay romance; mm romance; novella)

Bruised (gay erotica; mm romance; mystery; thriller; novella)

Patience is Waiting (horror; novella)

Riding with James Dean (young adult; gay romance; mm romance; novella)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

New Release! Riding with James Dean by David-Matthew Barnes


David-Matthew's new young adult novella Riding with James Dean is now available for purchase in 13 countries. This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the book: When seventeen-year-old Johnny moves to a sleepy new town and meets the enigmatic Marco, the glamorous Mary, and the punk princess Jemma, his summer nights are soon filled with friendship and love.

"Barnes has created an ethereal, otherworldliness that is captivating...told with sensitivity. You can feel the love Barnes has for his characters with every word...the ambiance is rich and the imagery is poetic..."

Add this title to your Goodreads library.

Where to purchase Riding with James Dean:

US
Australia
Brazil
Canada
France
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
Spain
UK

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Riding with James Dean Available to Pre-Order


We're very happy to announce that the new young adult novelette Riding with James Dean by David-Matthew Barnes is now available to pre-order in 13 countries. The book will be released on November 28th (one week from today). This Kindle Unlimited title is available exclusively in eBook with a cover price of just .99¢.

About the book: When seventeen-year-old Johnny moves to a sleepy new town and meets the enigmatic Marco, the glamorous Mary, and the punk princess Jemma, his summer nights are soon filled with friendship and love.

Where to pre-order your copy:

US
Australia
Brazil
Canada
France
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
Spain
UK

Monday, November 13, 2017