Submission Samples from the Romance Genre

Title: Years of Sleep

Logline: An African-American woman travels to a Native American medicine man for healing from her depression. She falls in love with him and gets involved in the trail that besieges his family.

Synopsis: Years of Sleep is about an African-American woman who travels to a Native American medicine man for healing from her depression. As she gets better, her relationship with the medicine man gets deeper and love blooms. As they are getting closer, the medicine man's nephew is kidnapped which leads to his mother being tried for fraud. Throughout this ordeal, Jasmine becomes an integral part of the family as she discovers a key piece of evidence that helps the sister go free.

Title: Flowers In Her Hair

Logline: A former Vegas showgirl resists the possibility she can find happiness with a quirky Elvis impersonator

Synopsis: At forty three Angel thinks life has passed her by. All she ever wanted was to be a Vegas showgirl. That came and went along with perky boobs. Rocky, wanted to be a singer. And he succeeded, as an Elvis impersonator, although that never got him past Bar Mitzvahs and weddings. What he's ever wanted is to meet the perfect girl to marry and have babies. The two meet one evening on the Brooklyn Bridge, where they consider ending it all. They decide instead to go for Chinese. Angel is Rocky's perfect fit, but she doesn't see a lot of security with him. He doesn't even have a job. Rocky needs a big break or he's going to lose her. After a couple of bombed auditions he makes it to the Big Break TV contest where he freezes on stage until his friend, Bum, who turns out to be a long secluded famous rock star, appears and strums a sizzling backup. The duo win the Big Break. The couple return to the bridge with a new baby named Presley. WGAW#1449349

Title: He's the One

Logline: Christopher finds out his best friend, Jenna, has become a surrogate mother. Then he finds himself falling in love with the man Jenna's having the child for--a guy who drives him crazy.

Synopsis: After a certain age, Christopher believes, a man can have a partner or a career, but he can't have both. When his best friend, JENNA, becomes a surrogate mother for her friend, PARKER, Christopher has met his match. While supporting his best friend through her pregnancy, he finds himself falling in love with Parker who represents the opposite of everything he's so far believed in the course of his life. Despite their initial dislike and differences, the two men begin to fall in love. At first Jenna is happy, but then as the men's relationship deepens and the arrival of the baby comes nearer, Jenna freaks out and develops health issues related to stress. When Christopher recognizes that his best friend's health and that of his lover's baby are in jeopardy because of his relationship, he is forced with a heartbreaking choice.

Title: Lost Love in Paris

Logline: A character driven romantic comedy about two new york souls who chase the fate of love.

Synopsis: A life changing event involving Donald Strump opens the door for pathetic Michael to pursue his dream of being an artist in Paris. Escaping a nagging mom to marry, a life of idiotic routines, and never falling in love, Michael now has a second chance to fulfill his dreams. Then we have basketcase Elaine, whom can never forgive her ex-fiancee for cheating on her the night before their wedding. After 3 years of all work and no men, Elaine's psychologist orders her to go all alone to a foreign country and fall in love with her innerself. Her destination is Paris...although the last thing upon her heart was meeting a man...

Title: Waltzing Emily

Logline: Emily's ordinary existence is no competition for her fantasy life, but when true love comes her way, these two worlds collide to give "reality" a whole new meaning.

Synopsis: Emily is dreading her 30th birthday. Unable to hold a job, lose weight or keep a man, her life is no match for her two wildly successful sisters - Tracy and Lila - and sex-crazed mother. The only escape from her dreary routine is her lush fantasy life of captivating a room at a 1920's speakeasy or having an all-consuming romance a la "Like Water For Chocolate." When Adam, a charming schoolteacher, moves into her run-down NYC walkup, Emily braces herself for a leap of faith, hoping real life will finally surpass her fantastical daydreams. But jealousy over Lila's engagement to Nathan drives her to muse about a steamy love affair with the gorgeous fiance. While Emily grapples with the guilt of having thoughts of such betrayal, her dueling worlds meld further and further into one confusing existence. Just as she is about to come clean, she learns that her sisters' lives are not as perfect as they seem, between Tracey's unwanted pregnancy and Lila's failing grades at law school.

Title: Purple Dusk

Logline: To renew contact with the girl of his dreams, Rex Ford blunders into a scheme to embezzle money from her husband's bank.

Synopsis: Rex is hopelessly in love with Sarah who, although in a troubled marriage, would rather just use him; not only to help husband Angus payoff his gambling debts, but to keep the bookies' from making-good on their threats. Possessed of a single- mindedness, Rex obliges Sarah to whatever she wants, and the three enter into a high-stakes scheme of theft from the very bank that employs Angus.

Title: Fear Of Flying

Logline: When a divorced, hard luck, traveling salesman falls for a vibrant young woman half his age, he must choose between his love for her and closing a deal with her father's company.

Synopsis: Larry is a 42 year old, divorced, down on his luck salesman. Theresa is a vibrant 22 year old beauty who loves fast cars and upside down margaritas. There is no way the two of them would ever get together - that is, until they meet on a plane and Larry, desperate not to show up single again for the boss' party, asks her out. That she says yes is amazing. That they fall in love despite all of their differences is more than Larry could ever wish for - and he needs to determine if he's willing to open up his heart one more time. At the same time he must overcome increasing pressure in the office, along with his mother, who is now dating a guy younger than Larry is. But will he sacrifice his relationship with Theresa to close the big deal with her father's company?

Title: BAD BOYS OF SOUTH FLORIDA OR BAD BOYS BAD GIRLS

Logline: This is MAN'S sex & the city.It's about men's attitudes on dating&sex with women's behavior's today.Dramatic internet dates are viewed showing the lifetyles of boca,& s.beach people.

Synopsis: Dramatic sexy stories of the attitudes men and women have on the internet dating scene.Millionaire Match.com, plenty of fish.com, Match.com reality dates showing who does what to who, and the passion,self interests,desires, lust,golddigging and all the truth of todays single lifestyles.Shot in boca ft.lauderdale andpalmbeach,as well as the rich and famous ski resorts and the bahama's. the couples that make it can be followed into a newlywed series and both can be transitioned into movies. Intensely and seriously better than other show like it! Today's men and women searching for fun,money,sex,excitement,pleasure,security,and the rare possibility of LOVE.Who gets married,murdered,who's using who? A shrink is ulilized to show all of us, our own ways of living and teaches us all to view issues we rarely stop to feel or ponder upon. So hmmmmm?? What will the women feel ? What will the men say about the personalities they see? It's hot & filled with new actors.What will the normals say?

Title: Tangled Hearts

Logline: Aidan, a young bachelor with a promising mortgage business partners with Nadia, a 40 year old gold digger. Heavy drinking, business woes and a shared denial of romance, creates an odd pair.

Synopsis: AIDAN, a 28 year old playboy who drinks a lot, has a promising mortgage business and loves the single life. NADIA, a 40 year old gold digger who married men for their money in the past, also drinks too much and values her independence. When they meet, Nadia uses her powers of seduction to convince Aidan to bring her into his business. The more time the two spend together, the more attracted they become to one another. They begin using pet names, speaking in romantic baby talk and having sex in public places, all while continuing to drink in excess. Aidan fears losing his freedom as a bachelor and resists the notion that he has fallen love. Nadia fears she has lost sight of her financial reasons for tangling with Aidan and she, too, resists the idea of love. As the mortgage industry collapses, money begins to run out and their jobs become less and less stable. Feelings of love collide with self-preservation instincts and a new chapter of their life together begins.

Title: Frozen Icons

Logline: Terry Fosco thought she was in control of everything; but falling in love with your sperm donor is about as chaiotic as it gets. Frozen Icons: a dyslexic love story.

Synopsis: FROZEN ICONS, a romantic comedy, begins with Terry Fosco, a successful political cartoonist, "stalking" George Riani, a New York opthalmologist through the streets of Manhattan. George, confronts Terry and learns that, ten years prior, she purchased his semen from a sperm bank and gave birth to his two children. Terry has sought George out to acquire another donation to to conceive a third child. George refuses, but riddled with curiosity, agrees to visit Terry and her two children in Chicago. The two end up dating and making love. Several mornings later, George abruptly ends the relationship when he finds Terry's ovulation test in the bathroom. Feeling used as a "stud service" George returns to New York wounded and angry, but he longs for his newly found children. After many futile attempts to attain Terry's permission to visit the children, George sues her for joint custody in an unprecidented case. After several unpredictable and hysterical turns in action, love prevail