Sunday, April 28, 2013

Is There a Contest in Your Future?

Everyone knows how fond (and supportive) I am of writers' contests.  Aside from the excitement that goes with a possible win, the critques and feedbacks are invaluable.  My January 27, 2013 post (http://authorangela.blogspot.com/2013/01/shout-out-to-writing-contests.html) detailed how entering Magic Moment in a contest, although I didn't win, helped me on my road to having the novel published.

I promised to update the contest list periodically.  Here are a few that you might want to check out. And, a big thank you to those who give up their time, volunteering as judges.  Your feedback is appreciated.

Still time to submit entries for “Ignite the Flame Contest” sponsored by Central Ohio Fiction Writers.  Deadline, May 11, 2013.  Let the reader feel the intensity when your hero and heroine first meet.  Check out the website, http://www.cofw.org/contest.html

“The Catherine,” 2013 writing contest sponsored by Toronto Romance Writers, for unpublished romance writers.   Entry is the first pages of your manuscript plus a synopsis.  Up to 7,500 words combined.  Deadline for entries is June 1, 2013.  For information, visit,
http://torontoromancewriters.com/contest/contest-rules-regs/

Open to published and unpublished writers (but entry must be an unpublished piece),  “Minuet of Love Romance Novella Contest,” sponsored by Music City Romance Writers.  Deadline is June 1, 2013.  Visit, http://www.mcrw.com/minuetoflovecontest/

Get those Entries out today! Have a great week, Everyone!!

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