DEADLINE APPROACHING – The First Coast Romance Writers 2010 Unpublished Beacon Contest closes for entries at MIDNIGHT, OCTOBER 15.
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All electronic contest open to ALL WRITERS who have not been contracted for novel-length publication in the last 3 years, RWA membership is NOT required.
Judges first 30 pages (with optional synopsis) of an unpublished manuscript.
Cost: $25 – $35, Each entry will be judged by a published author and a trained judge, with detailed comments on the ms and a simplified score sheet. Our final round judges include an editor AND an agent for each category.
Finalists will have the opportunity to revise before entries are submitted to final round judges.
Final Round Judges:
Chick Lit / Women’s Fiction / Mainstream
(E) Mercedes Fernandez, Kensington
(A) Weronika Janczuk, D4OE Literary Agency
(E) Debra Dixon, Belle Books
(A) Sara Crowe, Harvey Klinger Agency
Historical / Regency Romance
(E) Sally Williamson, Harlequin Mills & Boon
(A) Amy Boggs, Donald Maass Literary Agency
Single Title Contemporary Romance
(E) Georgia Woods, Samhain
(A) Elaine English, Elaine P. English Literary
Contemporary Series Romance
(E) Rhonda Penders, The Wild Rose Press;
(A) Michelle Grajkowski, 3 Seas Literary Agency
(E) Tessa Woodward, Harper Collins Publishers (Avon)
(A) Paige Wheeler, Folio Literary Agency
Fantasy, Futuristic, Paranormal Romance
(E) Leis Pederson, Penguin / Berkley
(A) Marisa A. Corvisiero, L. Perkins Agency
(E) Raelene Gorlinski, Ellora’s Cave
(A) Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency
(E) Elizabeth Mazer, Steeple Hill
(A) Pam Strickler, Pam Strickler Author Management
For more information, visit http://www.firstcoastromancewriters.com/contest_un.htm or email firstname.lastname@example.org .