R. Paone is the author of LGBT fiction, coming of age, and contemporary romance including the ongoing "ONLY IF..." Series. Writing is his passion as his stories stem from real life experiences and real moments of love. A writer for the last fifteen years, he started working on his first full length novel in June, 2014. That novel slowly transformed into "Love is Found," Part One in the "ONLY IF..." Series. He currently resides in New York City. When he isn't writing, you can find him getting lost in bookstores, a movie theater, or jamming out to music of the 90's.