Colorado Romance Writers Contest – Deadline June 15


Last Chance to enter the 2009 Heart of the Rockies Contest for unpublished writers! Check out our nine categories and don’t miss out on getting your novel in front of acquiring editors and agents!

Due to low entries, the best bets for getting in front of an editor are in Short Contemporary, Long Contemporary, Single Title and Inspirational. So, enter now and take the weekend to polish up your entry.

2009 Heart of the Rockies Contest

Sponsor: Colorado Romance Writers

Fee: $25 (CRW members) $30 (Non-members)

Deadline: June 15, 2009

What to Enter: The first two chapters and a 1-5 page synopsis, 35 pages total max. Save money on printing and postage! We are accepting electronic submissions only!

Categories: Short contemporary, long contemporary, romantic suspense, single title contemporary, historical, paranormal/time
travel/futuristic/ fantasy, inspirational, mainstream with romantic elements & Spicy.

Final Judges:
• Long Contemporary – Kathryn Lye, Editor/Harlequin
• Short Contemporary – Diana Ventimiglia, Associate Editor/Silhouette • Single Title Contemporary – Elaine Spencer, Agent/The Knight Agency • Romantic Suspense – Danielle Poiesz, Pocket Books
• Historical – Alexandra Machinist, Agent/Linda Chester Literary Agency • Paranormal – Chris Keeslar, Senior Editor/Dorchester
• Inspirational – Jessica Barnes, Associate Editor, Waterbrook Press • Mainstream with Romantic Elements – Valerie Gray, Editor/MIRA • Spicy – Lindsey McGurk, Editor/Samhain Publishing

FMI, entry form and rules, go to html or email Maya Milhous at HORCoordinator1 [at]


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