08 September 2010

Finally a Bride Nove-length Romance Fiction Contest

Post date: 08 September 2010
Deadline: 10 September 2010

Spring is the time of weddings, and we have one just for you! Below you'll find your invitation to wed your blushing manuscript to 2 of our waiting, acquiring editors.

Who's Invited?

Participation is open to all unpublished authors of novel-length romance fiction. All work must be the author’s original work, and cannot be contracted for publication prior to the entry deadline. Each manuscript must have finaled, but not won in a previous RWA or RWA chapter-sponsored contest. (Manuscripts which placed in the Top Quarter of the Golden Heart are also eligible.)

NOTE: If your MS finals in a contest for which placements have not been figured by August 15, 2010, it is eligible for the FAB, even if it ends up winning first place.

Your Reservation?

Entry fee is $25.00 for all RWA members, $30 for all non-RWA members, and $40 for RWA members who would also like to join OKRWA. Please make checks payable to OK-RWA.

Pay your FAB fee to treasurer@okrwa.com via PayPal (see OKRWA's instructions on using PayPal) or snail mail your payments to:

OKRWA Treasurer
600 E. Olivia Terrace
Mustang, OK 73064

You must RSVP

All entries must arrive via email by midnight on Sept. 10, 2010

Appropriate Entry attire consists of:

First pages of your manuscript - total entry no longer than 30 pages. Proof of eligibility required upon demand. For details on manuscript formatting, read the Rules.

Officiating our First Round

RWA trained and/or pub'd authors.

The Bride

The first place winner in each category will receive a lovely engraved knife and cake server, suitable for cutting the cake in celebration of THE CALL. In addition, any book that is published as a result of this contest will receive a free entry into the National Readers' Choice Award the first year of eligibility.

More information here.
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