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.
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.)
San Francisco Area RWA
Deadline: August 31, 2012
Enter fifteen pages where the hero and heroine first meet
Volusia County Romance Writers
Received by August 31,2012
Copyright of 2011
Heartland Romance Authors
Deadline: August 31, 2012, Midnight CST
First chapter, max of 3,500 words.
Deadline:  Midnight - September 1, 2012
First twenty pages.
Valley of the Sun
Deadline:  September 1, 2012
3-5-page synopsis and up to 25 pages of story (30 pages max).
Music City Romance Writers
Received by September 5, 2012
First twenty-five or fewer pages.
Missouri RWA
Deadline:  by Midnight - September 7, 2012
Send up to 7K words.
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)
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)
Four Seasons Contest
Windy City RWA Chapter
Received by Midnight:  September 15, 2012
First 25 pages, optional one page synopsis.
SpaceCoast Authors of Romance
Deadline: September 15, 2012
Couldn't find the details on the website...
Finally a Bride Contest
OKRWA Chapter
Received by Midnight:  September 21, 2012
Up to first thirty pages.
The Emily Contest
West Houston RWA
Deadline:  September 30, 2012
First 7,000 words, end on a hook, so less may be better.
First Kiss Contest
RWA New England Chapter
Emailed by October 1, 2012
First kiss scene, ten pages max, plus one page set-up.
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).
The Suzannah
NOLA Stars
Deadline:  Midnight, CST, October 1, 2012
Max of 7,200 words including synopsis.
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".