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Golden Palm Writing Contest

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on August 13, 2011

***Permission to forward granted & encouraged***

Golden Palm Writing Contest

We’re low on entries!

There are only a few days left until the August 15th Deadline to enter the Golden Palm. We have a fabulous lineup of final judges so don’t miss out!

Categories and Final Round Judges:

Short/Long Contemporary: Megan Long, Harlequin Superromance
Single Title: Whitney Ross, TOR Books
Mainstream with Romantic Elements: Elaine Spencer, The Knight Agency
Historical: Elizabeth Bistrow, New American Library
Paranormal/Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Time Travel: Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks
Erotica (*new this year*): Kelli Collins, Ellora’s Cave

Fee: $20 for FRW Members, $25 for all others
Entry: Maximum first 25 pages. ALL ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS
Sponsor: Florida Romance Writers

Eligibility: The Golden Palm Contest is open to any writer who has never been contracted in book-length fiction (40,000 words or more) with any publisher.

For more information, go to


2 Responses to “Golden Palm Writing Contest”

  1. Carole McKee-Spalino said

    Okay…the contest site took my $25 but will not let me fill out an entry form or accept my entry. What should I do?

  2. Carole, Contact the contest chair:

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