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Hold Me! Thrill Me! Writing Contest

Posted by Nancy J. Cohen on August 15, 2011

“HOLD ME! THRILL ME!” Writing Contest 
Sponsored by Southwest Florida Romance Writers

DEADLINE: Entries must be submitted and payment received by midnight September 1st, 2011

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all unpublished authors: Romance Writers of America members and non-members. International entries are welcome in English.

ENTRIES: The first 20 pages of an unpublished manuscript featuring romantic elements. Contestants can enter an MS in each category, but no more than one MS per category.

FORMAT: Only files in Rich Text Format (*.rtf) will be accepted. RTF is an industry accepted format supported by all major word-processing software. Check
the Help Menu of your word processing software for how to use ‘Save As’ to create an RTF document. Manuscripts must be double spaced, have one inch
margins, and use Times New Roman or Courier. Entries that do not meet these formating requirements will be returned.

FEE: $25

Contemporary: Amanda Bergeron, Avon
Historical: Elizabeth Bistrow, New American Library
Paranormal: Meredith Giordan, Berkley
Romantic Suspense: Alex Logan, Grand Central
Young Adult: Kristin Rens, Balzer & Bray

AWARDS: (in addition to getting your MS in front of a top industry editor)
1st Place $50 and a Certificate of Achievement
2nd Place $20 and a Certificate of Achievement
3rd Place a Certificate of Achievement

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