Deadline Next Week: Hot Prospects Contest

The HOT PROSPECTS contest, sponsored by Valley of the Sun Romance Writers, is still open and there is plenty of room in the categories for additional entries, so long as they are received by the deadline. It’s open for unpublished works by published or unpublished writers.

“it is still relatively low on entries entries 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.”

The Deadline is Approaching:

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


  • 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.


The Hot Prospects Contest is open to any Romance work uncontracted and unpublished at the time of entry.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

For more information, see Valley of the Sun Romance Writers


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