Contests

Congratulations Unpublished Finalists!

Contemporary Romance Writers is pleased to announce the unpublished finalists for the 2019 Stiletto Contest. Thank you to all who entered. Good luck to our unpublished finalists! Short Contemporary Final Round Judges: Meghan Farrell (editor – Tule Publishing) and Veronica Park (agent – Fuse Literary) Fit For Love by Karina Coldrick Bidding On Her Ex by Betsy …

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Do you dream of getting a request from both an agent and an editor?

That’s exactly what Leanne got! Hi! My name is Leanne Farella. I’ve been seriously writing for ten years. The reason I started? I’m a reader and when reading it never ceases to amaze me when an author writes a story I can’t put down. I think the proper word for it is “Reader Addiction.” I …

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Get Your Stiletto Contest Published Entries in NOW!

~ By Mary E. Thompson The 2018 Stiletto Contest is open and ready for your entry, but don’t wait too long to submit! The most popular categories are filling up, and you’ll be left out. This year there are six categories in the Stiletto Contest. If you’re into contemporary romance, you’ll find your spot here. Short …

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The Stiletto Contest is coming! Want to be a judge?

~ By Liza Keogh The Contemporary Romance Writers chapter’s annual contest, The Stiletto, opens for entries on March 9 and this year, we’ve expanded the ‘unpublished’ category! Authors may now submit unpublished works under the following guidelines: the work is a standalone or, if the work is part of a series, it must be the first …

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Contest Entries, Part 1

~ By Laura Trentham  I really love judging RWA chapter contests for unpublished writers (both contemporary and historical manuscripts), mainly because I got so much out of the contests when I was pre-published, including my agent! I credit contest feedback for teaching me to write. That sounds hyperbolic, but it really isn’t. My degree is …

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