Enter the FabFive Contest for Unpublished and Self-Published Authors

The Wisconsin Romance Writers of America’s 2015 FabFive contest submission deadline is closing in. All submissions must be received by March 1, 2015 at 11:59 PM CST.

Some of our categories have low entry counts this year.  That makes your odds of becoming a finalist and getting your work in front of our final round judges better than ever in this highly-popular contest.

Eligibility and Entry. Fab Five is available to writers unpublished in book-length romance fiction.  Self-published authors may also apply.  Your entry must be limited to the first 2,500 words of your manuscript and must be submitted electronically.  For an entry form and complete details regarding rules and eligibility, click the Contests link on our website: http://www.wisrwa.org/

Grab this opportunity for a critique of your work and the chance one of our final round judges may ask to see more of it.

The FabFive Contest fees continue to be among the lowest for contests of this type – just $18 for WisRWA members and $25 for all other entrants.

Deadline for entries is 11:59 CST, March 1, 2015.  Categories are limited to thirty-five submissions each.

Categories and Judges. Here’s the lineup of categories and final round judges for 2015:

Erotica:
Cheryl Yeko, Soulmate Publishing
Jessica Alvarez, Bookends, LLC

Historical:
Laura Plude, Grand Central Publishing
Elizabeth Pomada, Larsen Pomada Literary Agents

Inspirational:
Giselle Regus, Harlequin
Joyce Hart, Hartline Literary Agency

New Adult:
Nicole Fischer, Avon Romance
Patricia Nelson, Marshal Lyon Literary Agency

Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic/Time Travel:
Brenda Chin, Imajinn Books
Shira Hoffman, McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Romantic Suspense:
Madeleine Colavita, Grand Central Publishing
Lucienne Diver, The Knight Agency

Series Contemporary (Long/short):
Christina Brower, NAL/Penguin Random House
Saba Sulaiman, Talcott Notch Literary Services

Single Title:
Mercedes Fernandez, Kensington Books
Courtney Miller-Callihan, Greenburger Associates

Women’s Fiction:
Jennifer Herrington, Lyrical Press
Victoria Lowes, The Bent Agency

Young Adult:
Alycia Tornetta, Entangled Publishing
Taylor Haggerty, Waxman Leavell Literary Agency


For information contact: 
Molly Maka, FabFive Coordinator, fabfivecontest@gmail.com

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