2020 Stiletto Contest
The Stiletto Contest celebrates and recognizes excellence
in the contemporary romance genre for published and unpublished novels.
The Contemporary Romance Writers Chapter focuses on the contemporary romance genre and its inception of the Stiletto Contest upholds the chapter goal of bringing awareness to the best work by authors and writers in contemporary romance.
The 2020 Stiletto Contest will soon be open for entries.
The contest opens for entries on March 7, 2020 and close on April 10, 2019.
The Stiletto will have published and unpublished divisions.
See the rules and entry requirements for the 2020 Stiletto Contest here.
Categories for the 2020 Stiletto Contest
Published and Unpublished Divisions:
*Note: All entries must be in the contemporary romance genre.
Contemporary Romance Novella – 20-40,000 word count
Contemporary Romance Short – 41-55,000 word count
Contemporary Romance Mid-Length – 56-80,000 word count
Contemporary Romance Long – 81,000+ word count
Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Contemporary Erotic/BDSM Romance
Contemporary Young Adult and New Adult
Women’s Fiction/Chick-Lit/Cozy Mysteries
The Contemporary Romance Writers is grateful to have the following publishers on board to judge the 2020 Stiletto Contest Unpublished Division:
Wild Rose Press