Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Finally A Bride ~ OKRWA Contest

~ Seventh Annual 'Finally A Bride' Contest ~

***Over Half of the Finalists in last year's contest received Editor Requests***

Sponsor: Oklahoma Romance Writers of America


Fee: $25 (RWA Members) - $30 (All non RWA Members)

Deadline: September 1, 2008
Eligibility: not contracted/published
***NEW - Separate Mainstream category***
Entry: First pages of MS (30 pages max) that has finaled, but not won, in a previous RWA or RWA chapter-sponsored contest. Manuscripts finishing in the top quarter of GH also qualify.
First round: experienced, pubbed, and/or RWA trained judges.
Final Judges: Two Editors and/or agents judge each category.
Inspirational/Traditional: Melissa Endlich with Steeple Hill and Rebecca Germany with Barbour. Series Contemporary: Patience Smith with Silhouette and Wanda Ottewell with Harlequin.
Paranormal/Time Travel/Futuristic: Margo Lipschultz with HQN and Leah Hultenschmidt with Dorchester.
Romantic Suspense: Natashya Wilson with Silhouette and Alex Logan with Grand Central Publishing.
Historical/Regency: Tess Woodward with Avon and Megan McKeever with Pocket.
Mainstream with Romantic Elements: Keyren Gerlach with HQN and Deb Werksman with Sourcebooks Casablanca

FMI, entry form and rules, send SASE to:
OKRWA FAB contest
9805 Red Oak Lane
Parkville, MO 64152

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