Valley of the Sun Romance Writers: Hot Prospects Contest

Looking to sign your first book contract, switch from a small press to a large publisher or simply explore another genre of romantic fiction? Turn up the heat on your writing career with the Hot Prospects Contest.


Grand Prize Winner

  • The grand prize winner of the contest will have their entire Romance manuscript (400 pages, Courier, 12pt, Double spaced) reviewed by two professional editors at Novel Needs


  • All finalists in each category will receive a certificate, a graphic for their website and an acknowledgement in the Romance Writers Report. Approximate date of winner notification is December 15th, 2015.


Valley of the Sun RW Members

  • $25

Non-Chapter Members

  • $30


  • Postmark Deadline: September 1st, 2015
  • E-Submit Deadline: September 1st, 2015


The Hot Prospects Contest is open to any Romance work uncontracted and unpublished at the time of entry.


  • Single Title Contemporary
  • Romantic Suspense
  • Historical/Regency
  • Fantasy/Futuristic/Paranormal


  • The same entry cannot be placed in more than one category.  Contestants may submit more than one entry in a category or enter multiple categories, but each entry must be accompanied by a separate Entry Form and Fee.

For more information, see Valley of the Sun Romance Writers


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