Friday, August 31, 2012

SEPTEMBER CONTEST DEADLINES by Donna Caubarreaux and Pepper Phillips

Updated and all sites tested...Compiled by Donna Caubarreaux and Pepper Phillips....May be forwarded with credits.
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AUGUST CONTEST DEADLINES
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First Coast Romance Writers
Deadline:  August 31, 2012
First 25 pages of the manuscript. The entrant may also include an optional 5 page synopsis for a maximum of 30 pages. (Synopsis will not be judged.)
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San Francisco Area RWA
Deadline: August 31, 2012
Enter fifteen pages where the hero and heroine first meet
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Volusia County Romance Writers
Received by August 31,2012
Copyright of 2011
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Heartland Romance Authors
Deadline: August 31, 2012, Midnight CST
First chapter, max of 3,500 words.
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SEPTEMBER CONTEST DEADLINES
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SWFRW
Deadline:  Midnight - September 1, 2012
First twenty pages.
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Valley of the Sun
Deadline:  September 1, 2012
3-5-page synopsis and up to 25 pages of story (30 pages max).
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Music City Romance Writers
Received by September 5, 2012
First twenty-five or fewer pages.
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Missouri RWA
Deadline:  by Midnight - September 7, 2012
Send up to 7K words.
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NYCRWA
Deadline:  Midnight - September 10, 2012
A maximum of 20 pages between hero and
heroine that shows your hero in the best light as well
as a brief synopsis (two pages maximum, not judged)
 

http://www.rwanyc.com/HeroContest.html
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East Valley Authors
Deadline:  September 15, 2012
One-page query letter, a synopsis (no more than 5 pages), and a writing sample of the first 5 pages of the manuscript (not to be used for judging)
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Four Seasons Contest
Windy City RWA Chapter
Received by Midnight:  September 15, 2012
First 25 pages, optional one page synopsis.
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SpaceCoast Authors of Romance
Deadline: September 15, 2012
Couldn't find the details on the website...
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Finally a Bride Contest
OKRWA Chapter
Received by Midnight:  September 21, 2012
Up to first thirty pages.
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The Emily Contest
West Houston RWA
Deadline:  September 30, 2012
First 7,000 words, end on a hook, so less may be better.
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OCTOBER CONTEST DEADLINES
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First Kiss Contest
RWA New England Chapter
Emailed by October 1, 2012
First kiss scene, ten pages max, plus one page set-up.
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Maryland Romance Writers
Received by October 1, 2012
Up to 20 pages of any scene that showcases your useof sensual tension, plus an unjudged 1-page set-up (optional).
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The Suzannah
NOLA Stars
Deadline:  Midnight, CST, October 1, 2012
Max of 7,200 words including synopsis.
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FEBRUARY 2013 CONTEST DEADLINES
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Linda Howard Award of Excellence
The Birmingham Chapter of RWA
Deadline:  February 22, 2013 – 10pm CST
First twenty-five pages.
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Donna Caubarreaux is a member of Coeur de Louisiane, Scriptscene Chapter, NOLA Stars, Heart of Louisiana, ESPAN and EPIC. She received a RWA Service Award in 1997.
Pepper Phillips is the author of  "The Devil Has Dimples" and "Unconditionally".


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