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FTHRW – Closes June 30th--Pubbed & Unpubbed

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Pages From the Heart Contest

 

*** PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED & APPRECIATED ***

 

Sponsored by From The Heart Romance Writers

 

Submission Period: June 1 – June 30th

 

Entry fee: $21 FTHRW members - $26 RWA members (US funds/Paypal)

Multiple entries: $16 for subsequent entries

 

Finalists will be announced September 1, and winners will be announced on or before November 6, 2017.

 

Eligibility: Open to RWA members only.

 

Published Author: the writer is contracted or published, but the entry itself must not be contracted or published as of June 30, 2017. Self-published authors are welcome.

 

Unpublished Author: the writer has not accepted a publishing offer for, or self-published, a work of original fictional narrative prose of 20,000 words or more (by June 30, 2017).

 

Entry: Up to the first 6000 words of an original, unpublished, and uncontracted work.

 

Categories in both the Unpublished and Published Divisions:

Historical, Long Contemporary, Short Contemporary, Paranormal/Futuristic/Time Travel, Romantic Suspense/Mystery, and Young Adult

Judges: Three first-round judges per entry. The lowest score will be dropped but will be used in case of a tie.

 

Final Judges: Two judges per category. Second Round Judges:

 

PUBLISHED AUTHOR DIVISION

Published Author – Short Contemporary

Editor Patience Bloom – Harlequin

Editor Kristine Swartz – The Berkley Publishing Group

 

Published Author – Long Contemporary

Agent: Jessica Watterson – Sandra Dijkstra and Associates Literary Agency

Editor: Kerri Buckley – Carina Press

 

Published Author – Romantic Suspense / Mystery

Editor: Elizabeth May – Kensington Books

Editor: Stephanie Doig – Carina Press

 

Published Author – Historical

Agent: Linda Scalissi – Three Seas Literary Agency

Editor: Jennie Conway – St. Martin’s Press

 

Published Author – Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time Travel

Editor: Keyla Hernandez – Harlequin

Editor: Mary Altman – Sourcebooks

 

Published Author – Young Adult

Editor Alexandra Sehulster – St. Martin’s Press

Editor: Alycia Tornetta – Entangled Publishing

 

UNPUBLISHED AUTHOR DIVISION

Unpublished Author – Long Contemporary

Agent: Erin Niumata – Folio Literary Management

Editor: Deb Werksman – Sourcebooks

 

Unpublished Author – Short Contemporary

Agent: Scott Eagan – Greyhaus Literary Agency

Editor Janet Clementz – Soul Mate Publishing

 

Unpublished Author – Historical

Agent: Cheryl Ferguson – The Ferguson Literary Agency

Editor: Erin Molta – Entangled Publishing

 

Unpublished Author – Romantic Suspense / Mystery

Agent: Andrea Somberg – Harvey Klinger Inc.

Editor Kayla King – Harlequin

 

Unpublished Author – Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time Travel

Agent: Julie Gwinn – The Seymour Agency

Editor: Sarah Blumenstock – Berkley

 

Unpublished Author – Young Adult

Agent: Patricia Nelson – Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Editor: Alice Jerman – HarperCollins

 

HERO OF OUR HEART AWARD

Agent: Nicole Resciniti – The Seymour Agency

Editor: Susan Grimshaw – Penguin-Random House

 

PRIZES

All prizes are for all categories in both unpublished and published authors’ divisions.

 

First Place: $30.00 (Payable through Paypal) Website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate + name in contest winners section of the RWA Report

 

Second Place: 1-year paid membership to FTHRW + Website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate + name in contest winners section of the RWA Report.

 

Third Place: Website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate + name in contest winners section of the RWA Report.

 

Honorable Mention Website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate + name in contest winners section of the RWA Report.

 

Hero of Our Heart Prize:

 

First place receives $50 (Payable through Paypal) + name in contest winners section of the RWA Report + and a website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate. Second, through fourth place will receive a website/avatar graphic + printable e-certificate.

 

Visit our website for contest rules and entry form: http://fthrw.com/pages-from-the-heart-contest

 

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