Friday, January 20, 2012

Contest Deadlines


Updated and all sites tested.  List compiled by Donna Caubarreaux and Pepper Phillips.  List may be
forwarded with credits.

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EA = Electronic Format Available
EA/Non US = Electronic for Foreign Entries
EO = Electronic Only
MO = Members Only
U = Unpublished
P = Published
P/3 = Not published in three years
Pnr = Published, but not by RWA standards
PC = Not published in category selected
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FEBRUARY CONTEST DEADLINES

Fire and Ice Contest
(EO)
Chicago North RWA
Received by February 1, 2012
First 25 pages.
http://www.chicagonorthrwa.org/contest.php

Laurie Contest
Smokey Mountain Romance Writers
Deadline: February 1, 2012
First chapter not to exceed 25 pages.
http://www.smrw.org/contest.htm

The Sandy (EO)
Crested Butte Writers
Received by Midnight February 12, 2012
First 20 pages and up to a 2 page synopsis for a total page count of 22 pages.
http://thesandy.org/sandy.php

Between the Sheets
Greater Detroit RWA
Deadline: February 14, 2012
Ten-page love scene (sweet to erotic) and a one-page unjudged set-up.
http://www.gdrwa.org/contests.html#bts

Cleveland Rocks Romance
Northeast Ohio RWA
Deadline to enter: February 14, 2012
First 7K words, one page synopsis optional.
http://www.neorwa.com/index.php/Contest/Contest

Merritt Contest
San Antonio Romance Authors
Received by Midnight CST, February 14, 2012
First twenty-five pages plus synopsis, five page max.
http://www.sararwa.net/contest.html

Readers' Crown for Published Authors
RomCon
Submitted by February 14, 2012
Copyright date of 2011
http://www.romconinc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=38&Itemid=29

PNWA Literary Contest
Deadline Febryary 17, 2012
Send one page synopsis + beginning with 28 page max.
http://www.pnwa.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=6


MARCH CONTEST DEADLINES

Fabulous Five
WisRWA
Received by 11:59pm, March 1, 2012
First 2500 words.
http://www.wisrwa.org/contest.html#f5

Great Beginnings Contest
Utah Chapter RWA
Deadline: March 1, 2012
First five pages.
http://www.utahrwa.com/gbcontest.html

Inspirational Readers Choice Award (P)
Faith, Hope & Love RWA Chapter
Deadline: Midnight, March 1, 2012
Copyright of 2011
http://faithhopelove-rwa.org/irc.html

More Than Magic Contest
Entry Deadline March 2, 2012 - Book received by March 7th.
Copyright of 2011
http://rwimagiccontests.wordpress.com/

CNW Contest
Postmarked by March 15, 2011
Max length of 5k words.
http://www.writers-editors.com/Writers/Contests/Contest_Guidelines/contest_guidelines.htm

Handy Links 

·         Check out Contests and Contest Winners on: http://contestdivas.blogspot.com/
·         Check out the Award Winning Romance Books on: http://awardwinningromances.blogspot.com/
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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".