Romance Writers of America / New York City, Inc. sponsors
its annual Kathryn Hayes “When Sparks Fly” Contest.
Fee: RWA Members $25, Non-members $30
Deadline: August 31, 2015 11:59 p.m. EST
Eligibility: The contest is open to anyone not publish or not contracted to publish in a novella or full length novel as of August 2, 2015. Self-published authors are welcomed to enter.
Entry: No longer than twenty pages, and must include a 2-page synopsis (not judged). The entry should exemplify the theme of “When Sparks Fly,” in a scene showing the moment when sparks ignite and the attraction between the hero and heroine becomes undeniable. Entries must be received as either .doc or .rtf (Rich Text Format) files only. Electronic entries only.
Categories: The contest does not have categories. All genres of romance including erotica and LGBT are accepted.
Judges: Traditionally Published Authors
Final Judge: Editor Esi Sogah with Kensington Publishing
Top Prize: $75
Facebook: Romance Writer of America, New York City Chapter (RWA-NYC)