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Next Generation Indie Book Awards Next Generation Indie Book Awards Independent Books Open to independent authors and publishers worldwide for books written in English and published in 2014, 2015, or 2016 or with a 2014, 2015, or 2016 copyright Feb 12, 2016 for entry forms, fees, and books 2 copies of book for first category entered, one additional book for each additional category book is entered in. $75 per title for 1st category; $50 each add'l category, via PayPal using Visa or MasterCard, company check or international money order. Online entry form; mail books More than 70 categories. See website. $1,500 1st prize plus trophy for best fiction book and best non-fiction book, $750 for 2nd place, $500 for 3rd place, $100 to winner of each of the 70 categories. See website for details.
Northeast Ohio Romance Writers of America Cleveland Rocks Romance Unpublished (including self-published) in book-length (20,000 wds or more) fiction in last 5 years. Need not be RWA member to enter. Received by 11:59 PM EST Feb 14, 2016; winners announced May 30. Prologue / first chapter (5,000 words max; 3,000 words if novella). A 1-2 page synopsis (500 wds max) is optional and will not be judged. $20 NEORWA members, $25 all others. By check or PayPal. Email Top 3 finalists in each category proceed to final round. Contemp (Brittany Booker, The Booker Albert Literary Agency; Tracey Montoya, Entangled Publishing; Mary Altman, Sourcebooks); HR (Allison Byers, The Wild Rose Press; Dominique Eastwick, Musa Publishing, LLC; Kerry D’Agostino, Curtis Brown Ltd); Para (Cat Clyne, Sourcebooks; Rhonda Helms, Carina Press; Sara Megibow, KT Literary, LLC); MS with Strong RE (Linda Scalissi, 3 Seas Literary Agency; Leis Pederson, Berkley; Debby Gilbert, Soul Mate Publishing); YA / NA (Latoya C. Smith, Samhain Publishing; Ethan Ellenberg, The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency; Emily Brown, Foundry Literary & Media) Winners of each category will receive a refund of their entry fee, a certificate, and a website graphic.
North Texas Romance Writers of America The Carolyn Readers Choice Award Romance Novel Not published in novel-length romance in past 5 yrs. Original copyright must be calendar year 2015. Feb 14, 2016; finalists notified in March; winners announced by May 31. Your entry must be between 10k and 110k and submitted in pdf format only. $20, $25. electronic only Each entry judged by five readers not associated with any writing organization or with the publishing industry in any way. 3-4 entries continue to final round. Categories: ER, HR, RS, Inspirational, Contemp, YA / NA; Series Action Adventure; MS with RE; Specialized (Alternate Earth Histories, Dystopian, Urban Fantasy, F / F / TT / P) Winners will be featured on a banner ad on the home page of the All Romance Ebook website (collectively, not individually) for a month (a $500 value). All finalists and winners receive an appropriate website icon.
Utah Romance Writers of America Great Beginnings Romance Published or unpublished authors submitting unpublished, uncontracted manuscript. Published authors must not be published in category entered within past 3 yrs. Feb 14, 2016 ; finalists notified March 31; winners announced April 29. 1st 5 pp of ms with a projected length of at least 50,000 wds $10 for URWA members, $15 others. Email entry. Can pay via PayPal. 3 judges for first round. Final judges: RS (Nicole Resciniti, Seymour Agency); Para (John Scognamiglio, Kensington Publishing); Contemp (Karen Solem, Spencerhill Literary Agency); HR (Danielle Miller, Brown and Miller Literary Associates). 1st Place recipients receive choice of one of three top prizes: A thirty-page critique and edit by a multi-published author, a designed book cover (cover artist TBA), or a $20 Amazon gift card. All finalists recognized in the Romance Writers Report.
Washington - Centerville Public Library Erma Bombeck Writing Competition Humor and Human Interest Open to writers 13 years of age and older. Entry cannot have been published in any medium. 8 am EST Feb 15, 2016 (opens Jan 4); winners announced in March 450 words or fewer written in the "spirit" of Erma Bombeck $15 online Two categories: Humor, Human Interest. Two rounds - first round judged by a panel of volunteer judges from across the United States and Australia, and then by a final judge in each category. Four $500 prizes awarded (2 in Humor and 2 in Human Interest) plus registration fee ($425 value) to Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop held at the University of Dayton March 31-April 2, 2016. Winning essays will be published on Washington-Centerville Public Library's website and in a local newspaper.
Pacific Northwest Writer's Association PNWA Literary Contest Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, picture book, memoirs Entries must be original, in English, and not previously accepted for publication or production at time of submission. Received by Feb 19, 2016; finalists notifed  in June; winners announced at summer conference See for exact instructions in each category. $35 PNWA members, $50 others Online via Submittable 8 finalists in each category. Final judges are agents or editors. 1-MS;  2-Historical; 3-Romance / Women's Fiction; 4-Mystery / Thriller; 5-Sci-Fi / Para; 6-YA; 7-Middle Grade; 8-Nonfiction / Memoir; 9-Poetry; 10-Short Story; 11-Children's Picture Book, / Chapter Book; 12-Adult Short Topics (Article / Essay / Short Memoir) Every entry receives two critiques. 1st Place: $600; 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $200. Finalists who attend PNWA Conf. receive finalist ribbon for name badge. Finalists’ mss made available to agents and editors during conf. Winners have opportunity to attend Agents and Editors Reception at PNWA Summer Conference.
Less than 100 words Less than 100 words All genres Anyone 18 yrs or older Feb 26, 2016; winner announced ~Feb 29 (Note: this contest runs weekly, with submission deadline every Friday) A story in less than 100 words, incorporating the prompt given £0.99 Online form Judges: Less than 100 Words team £20 for winner Also prize for runner up
Chanticleer Book Reviews Journey Awards Narrative Nonfiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Feb 28, 2016; finalists announced June 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Aug 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Travelogue Experiences; Global Enlightenment; Culinary / Hobby / Professional Experiences; Memoir; How To - Self Help First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Journey Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
ArtAscent "Heat" International Call for Writers Fiction, poetry Any writer, previously published or unpublished, 18 yrs or older. Submission must be original work of applicant. Feb 29, 2016; winner announced March 30. 900 words max with theme of "Heat." Share your interpretation. $10 via PayPal online Entries include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations. Judges: ArtAscent The Gold writer will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal with artist profile review. Up to 7 writers will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal w/ website links; in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.
Essaymama Winter Essay Writing Contest Essay in English Anyone can enter. Entry must be original work in English. Feb 29, 2016; winners announced March 9. 800 to 1,300 words on 1 of 8 topics. Free; must "Like" the EssayMama FB page and share their post to your FB page, OR follow EssayMama on Twitter and retweet the contest tweet. See website for details. via email Judged by Essaymama team. 1st place - $550; 2nd place - $400; 3rd place - $250. Three best works will be published on the EssayMama Blog.
Faith, Hope & Love Romance Writers of America Inspirational Readers Choice Romance Book, Novella Inspirational romance or inspirational novel with romantic elements published traditionally or IRCAand with copyright or 1st print date in 2015. Enter by March 1, 2016; books due by March 15. 4 new, autographed copies of book. If there is a tie, 3 more copies must be submitted. $20 for FHL members, $25 all others by check, money order or PayPal Mail books; entry form by mail or electronic; payment by check or PayPal. Judges: Inspirational readers nationwide. Categories: Short Contemp, Long Contemp, Short HR, Long HR, RS, Women's Fiction, Novella Finalists in all categories receive certificates. Winner in each category receives an engraved box. .
Bauhan Publishing The Monadnock Essay Collection Prize Nonfiction Essays Unpublished book-length collection (120-160 pp or 50,000-60,000 words) of essays March 1, 2016; winner announced June 1 Enter the full collection of essays. $30 Submit online through Submittable; print submissions accepted through USPS Any form: personal essays, memoir in essay form, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel, historical account, etc. Judge: Alice B. Fogel, New Hampshire Poet Laureate and award-winning author, poet, and teacher The winning author receives $1,000 prize money, publication of the collection, 100 copies of the book, and distribution with our other titles
Wisconsin Romance Writers of America Fabulous Five Romance Unpublished / uncontracted by any non-subsidy / non-vanity publisher in fiction of 20,000 words or more. Independent authors who have published via Smashwords or similar programs in which the author bears the publishing cost are welcome to enter the contest with an unpublished manuscript. Received by 11:59 PM CST March 1, 2016; finalists notified mid-April; winners announced in early June. 1st 2,500 words of unpublished ms $18 WisRWA members; $25 all others Email entry, payment by check or PayPal 3 judges, lowest score dropped. Top 5 entries (out of 35 max entries) in each category final. Final judges: HR (Elle Keck, Avon; Abby Saul, Browne & Miller Literary Associates); Inspirational (Raela Schoenherr, Bethany House; Claudia Cross, Folio Literary Management); Para / F / F / TT (Chris Keeslar, Boroughs Publishing Grou;p Laura Zats, Red Sofa Literary); RS (Amy Stapp, Tor Books; Lane Heymont, The Seymour Agency); Series Contemp Long / Short (Alexandra Sehulster, St Martin’s Press; Rachael Dugas, Talcott Notch Literary Services); ST (Lydia Sharp, Entangled Publishing; Jessica Watterson, Sandra Dijkstra Agency); Women’s Fiction (Kate Seaver, Berkley Publishing Group; Carly Watters, PS Literary Agency); YA / NA (Elizabeth Lynch, HarperCollins; Whitley Abell, Inklings Literary Agency) 1st Place winner in each category receives Silver Quill Award. 2nd - 4th receive certificates. Final placements posted on WisRWA website and announced in August RWR.
Futuristic, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Writers of America Prism Contest Romance with Futuristic, Fantasy or Paranormal elements Novels (40,000 words +) and novellas (20,000 - 40,000 wds) (including traditionally published, Indie published, and ebooks) with first copyright or first printing date of 2015. Must contain paranormal elements and significant (40% - 60%) romance. Need not be RWA member. March 11, 2016 for entries, fees, and receipt of books; finalists announced week of May 23, winners announced at FF&P's meeting at RWA National in July. 3 printed copies of book; if ebook only entry, must be in PDF format (other ereader formats encouraged in addition to PDF) $30 for members, $40 all others. PayPal or check. Online and mail. 3 judges per entry. Dark Para, Light Para, Futuristic, Fantasy, TT / Steampunk, Erotica / Romantica, Novella, YA, Best of the Best, Best First Book. Top 3 finalists for each category receive a commemorative FF&P Finalist Pin and Certificate. 1st Place Winners receive the FF&P exclusive, Prism Statue, a commemorative FF&P Winner / Finalist Pin and Certificate. Best of the Best and Best First Book Winners receive FF&P Prism Statue, a commemorative Best First Book, and Best of the Best FF&P Winner Pin and Certificate.
Kiss of Death Romance Writers of America Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence: Published Romantic Mystery / Suspense Book Book (40,000+ wds) w/ 2015 copyright or with a 2014 original copyright date but first available to public in 2015. E-books, POD, subsidy, self-published are eligible in mass market or trade paperback size. Entry caps on categories. RWA membership not required. Entries received by March 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM MDT; books must be postmarked by March 16; finalists announced in June, winners announced at KOD meeting at RWA National in July. 4 copies of book. E-books, self-published, print-on-demand must be in mass market or trade paperback size. No unbound submissions will be accepted. $30 Entry forms are electronic. Books must be mailed. 3 judges, lowest score dropped. Top 5 entries proceed to final round. All categories must be Romantic Mystery / Suspense except MS category, where romance is optional. Category (Series) romance; HR; Inspirational romance; MS; Para / TT / F; ST romance. 1st Place winners receive engraved bookmark and gift certificate for one COFFIN online class. A certificate of recognition will be awarded to the editor of the winning entry. All other finalists will be awarded a certificate. The top overall scoring entry will receive the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellencein Mystery / Suspense. Results published in the RWR®.
Kiss of Death Romance Writers of America Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence: Unpublished Romantic Mystery / Suspense (except MS category, where romance is optional).  Never contracted in book-length fiction from any publisher. Entry caps on categories. March 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM MDT; finalists announced in May, winners announced at KOD meeting at RWA National in July. Prologue / 1st chapter, 5,000 wds max. Finalists must submit first 25 pp and a synopsis of 2 pp double-spaced, max. $15 KOD members, $30 all others, via PayPal, US check or money order. Electronic. Four 1st round judges, lowest score dropped but all scoresheets returned. Five finalists per category. Final judges: Category / Series (Nalini Akolekar, Spencerhill Associates; Patience Bloom, Harlequin Books); HR (Maria Carvainis, Maria Carvainis Agency, Inc.; Esi Sogah, Kensington Publishing Corp.); Inpirational (Nicole Resciniti, The Seymour Agency; Raela Schoenherr, Bethany House); Para (Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger, Inc.; Tracy Bernstein, NAL); ST (Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency; Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin's Press); MS (Christine Witthohn, Book Cents Literary Agency; Michelle Vega, The Berkley Publishing Group). The top overall scoring entry receives the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery / Suspense with commenorative pin, award certificate, and digital medallion. 1st Place winners receive engraved bookmark and $25. 2nd Place winners receive certificate and $15. 3rd Place winners receive certificate and $10. HMs receive certificates. All above, including HMs, receive voucher for one COFFIN online class. Results published in the RWR®.
Chicago-North Romance Writers of America Fire and Ice Romance Unpublished / not published in novel-length fiction of 20,000 wds or more in category entered within 5 yrs of deadline. Entry must have projected minimum length of 50,000 wds. Contest capped at 120 entries. March 18, 2016 at 5 PM DCT; finalists announced late April; winners announced May 21. First 3,000 words and optional query letter. $25 RWA members, $30 all others electronic; payment must be made via PayPal Two experienced critiquers and published authors score first round. Point spread of 20+ points where highest score is at least 80% of total possible points will receive a 3rd judge and lowest score will be dropped. Judges are encouraged to give comments. 3 finalists in each category. Final judges: Contemp (Cat Clyne, Sourcebooks; Stephany Evans, FinePrint Literary Management); HR (Julie Mianecki, Penguin Random House; Daniel Barthel, New Leaf Literary); RS (Peter Senftleben, Kensington; Jill Marsal, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency); YA (Suzanne Evans, Entangled Publishing; Elizabeth Copps, Maria Carvainis Agency); Para (Allison Carroll, HQN; Jessica Sinsheimer, Sarah Jane Freymann Agency) 1st Place Winner: $30. All finalists receive certificates. Announced in RWR.
Perret's Round Table Joke Writing Competition #3 Mom and Dad Comedy Writing Anyone March 25, 2016; winners announced May 2. Up to 5 jokes per entry submission. Free for Round Table Subscribers; $5 all others Email Round Table will narrow down to the semi finalists and then voting will be open to visitors of our website. All qualifying submission packets receive a free review of their lines and a gift. 1st Place - $100; 2nd Place - $50; 3rd Place - $25; 5 Honorable Mentions will receive a $10 Round Table Gift Certificate. Each qualifying entry that doesn’t win a cash or honorable mention prize will be entered in a random drawing for a $10 Round Table Gift Certificate.
The Beau Monde Romance Writers of America Royal Ascot Regency Romance Unpublished or published but seeking representation or a new publisher. Entry must be unpublished and uncontracted. March 27, 2016; finalists announced May 24; winners announced July 13 at Beau Monde Soiree. Beginning of ms (7,000 words max). Must be set within the United Kingdom and during the Regency, broadly defined for the purpose of the contest as between 1780 and 1840. $24 for Beau Monde members, $30 for non members first entry, $20 for subsequent entries. Online form entry 1st round panel includes at least one author published in Regency romance. Lowest score dropped unless needed in case of tie. Four finalists total across all categories. Categories: Regency Historical (longer Regency or Mainstream Regency-set); Hot Regency (Very sensual to Erotic Regency); Wild Regency (Para, TT, other similar Regency); Sweet & Mild Regency (Traditional, Inspirational, YA or other w/o explicit sex). Final Round Judges: Leanne Burroughs, CEO Publisher, The Highland Press; Allison Byers of The Wild Rose Press; Brenda Chin of Imajinn / Belle Books. Grand Prize winner: $100; $25 and certificate for finalists.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Mystery & Mayhem Awards Cozy Mystery Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed , e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, March 31, 2016; finalists announced June 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Aug 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017. Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Romantic Suspense; Mystery Caper / Adventure; Amateur Sleuth; Classic / British Cozy; Historical Mystery First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Mystery &Mayhem Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Cozy Mystery Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Fabula Press Nivalis Short Story Contest Fiction (excludes Chick Lit, fantasy, Children's stories, YA, and hardcore Sci-Fi) Anyone aged 18 and above. Stories must be in English, original and unpublished at time winners are declared 11:59 PM US CT March 31, 2016; winners announced ~June 30. Stories from 2,000 wds minimum to 7,000 wds max. $10 online submissions manager tool Judged by an independent panel comprising Literary agents, authors and essayists. Winners decided by highest score in 9-point scoring matrix. 1st Prize US$250, 2nd Prize US$150, 3rd Prize US$100 made through PayPal. All longlisted finalists receive $50 and are published in an anthology.
Hearts Through History Romance Writers of America Romance Through The Ages Historical Romance or Romantic Historical Fiction Entry which is unpublished and uncontracted in category entered within five years as of deadlkine. Do not need to be an RWA member. Previous 1st place entries not eligible. March 31, 2016 at midnight CDT; finalists announced May 15; winners announced July 14 at Hearts through History meeting at RWA National. First 25 pp + 1-2 pp synopsis (will not be judged,) $20 for members, $25 all others by PayPal, U.S. or Canadian check or money order. Electronic only. Three 1st round judges, lowest score dropped. Scores less than 3 must have comment. Finalists can revise entry. Ancient / Medieval / Renaissance (Junessa Viloria, Penguin Random House); Georgian / Regency / Victorian (Allison Carroll, Harlequin); Colonial / Western / Civil War (TBA); Post-Victorian / World War II (Amy Sherwood, Samhain Publishing); TT / Para (Robin Haseltine, Entangled Publishing); HR ER (Jennifer Glover, The Wild Rose Press). Historical Novella (TBA); Historical YA ( Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency); Legend Award (Gabrielle Keck, Harper Collins); Best of the Best 1st Place category winners and Legend Award receive $50 and The Killion Group gift certificate. 1st - 3rd Place winners receive certificate, social media badge' All winners announced in RWR.
Rubery Book Award International Rubery Book Award Self published or small press published books or ebooks Books / ebooks in any genre published either by a small press or self published March 31, 2016; long-listed entrants announced ~July Print book: one copy; ebook: copy in pdf, mobi or epub format plus blurb (what would be the back-cover description on a physical book) £35 ($60 USD) via check or PayPal. Other currencies accepted. by mail for printed book, by email for ebook Final judges: Booker Shortlisted author, Clare Morrall; Poet and Stand Winner Jeff Phelps; author, dramatist and lecturer William Gallagher. First Prize £1000 (approx 1590 US$, 1277€ ) The winning book will also be read by a top London literary agent. Plus a minimum of the 3 category winners each winning £100 (approx 159$, 127€)
Tethered By Letters F(r)iction Winter Literary Contest Fiction, Poetry Authors of any age in any part of the world March 31, 2016; midnight PT; winners announced in May. For short story submit 1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre; for flash fiction 750 words max; and for poetry submit max of 3 pages per poem $18 per Short Story; $10 per Flash Fiction OR $15 for three Flash Fictions; $10 per poem OR $15 for three poems. online. Pay by credit or debit through submission manager Submittable Any genre. Judges TBA. $1,000 for Short Story, $300 for Flash Fiction, $300 for Poetry plus publication in F(r)iction. Finalists will receive professional edits on submissions and be considered for later publication.
Faith, Hope & Love Romance Writers of America Touched By Love - Website not updated for 2016. Inspirational Romance Unpublished / not published or contracted in last 3 yrs in fiction of 20,000 words or more. April 1, 2016. Up to first 20 pp plus synopsis (2 pp max, double-spaced, will not be judged) of inspirational romance $20, $25 Email. Pay by check or PayPal Long Contemp, Short Contemp, HR. Three judges, one published or PRO; lowest score dropped. Final judges: published authors. Overall winner from the 3 category winners receives a critique of their entry by an editor and $100 toward any writing related expense; remaining two 1st place category winners recive $75 toward any writing related expense, plus entries sent to editor to review.
Virginia Romance Writers of America Fool for Love Romance Published and Unpublished Authors 18 yrs and older; need not be a member of RWA. Entry cannot have been published in any form and must be uncontracted as of April 1. April 1, 2016 by 11:59 PM; winners announced by May 10. beginning of book 7,500 words max $30 members, $35 non-members. $5 discount for entrants who judge a category not entered electronic; pay by PayPal or check. Detailed score sheets from 2 qualified judges. A 3rd judge for scores differing by 25 points or more with lowest score dropped. 3 finalists per category; finalists have 48 hrs to revise ms. Short Contemp (Michele Grajkowski, 3 Seas Literary Agency); Long Contemp (Isabel Farhi, Berkley Publishing); HR (Rebecca Strauss, DeFiore & Co).; Dark Para (Tricia Skinner, Fuse Literary Agency); Light Para (Madeleine Colavita, Grand Central Publishing); RS (Allison Lyons, Harlequin); NA (Amanda Leuck, Spencerhill Associates); YA (Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger Agency); Published Author (Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin's Press) Winner in each category receives $50 and free entry in 2017 contest. 2nd and 3rd place receive certificate and free entry in 2017 contest.
Young Adult Romance Writers of America Rosemary Award - Website not updated for 2016 Young Adult and New Adult Fiction Published or unpublished. Entries must be new, original, unpublished (incl. self-published), and uncontracted; manuscript must be 40k+ words. April 1, 2016 First 25 pp $15 YARWA members; $25 others. PayPal only. electronic 3 first-round judges, published and/or trained. Final Judges and Categories TBA. All finalists will receive a website badge, an ad in RWR, and a free YARWA class of their choice.
Georgia Romance Writers of America Maggies Published Romance Book Any author, traditional or independent. Books must have 2015 copyright date with an ISBN. April 2, 2016; finalists notified byJuly 1; winners announced Oct 1 at Moonlight & Magnolias banquet 3 copies of book, professionaly bound print copies with ISBN. Mobi ebooks acceptable if physical book not available. $20 GRW members, $25 RWA members, $30 non-memers via PayPal only. Mail books. 3 judges from bookseller / librarian pool will score each entry from 1 to 10. Contemp Series, HR, Contemp ST, Para /TT / F, Inspirational, YA, NSRE, Novella.  1st Place winner per category receives Maggie Medallion.
Music City Romance Writers PITCH - Website not updated for 2016 Romance Published and unpublished writers. Entry must be for book not under contract as of March 1. April 9, 2016. pitch / back cover blurb (200 words max) $15 via PayPal or check email Judged fully by PAN members, three judges per entry. Top 10% final. Final judges TBA. 1st thru 3rd places receive e-Copy of “QUERY: Everything You Need to Get Started, Get Noticed, and Get Signed”along with a 25-page developmental edit, a 30-minute Skype chat or phone call with an acquiring agent, and a bonus critique of your query by a second acquiring agent. Announced in RWR.
Orange County Romance Writers of America Book Buyer's Best Award Romance Book Published RWA members with first copyright date, first electronic publishing date, or first North American release dated in 2015. Print, ebooks, and self-published accepted. April 15, 2016; finalists announced July 8; winners announced Oct 10. 5 autographed Books. E-published books must be submitted in book format, printed and bound, or in PDF readable format. $30 by payPal, check, or money order Pay by Paypal, check or money order. Preliminary round judged by booksellers, librarians, and romance readers. Highest score in each category advances to final round. Final judge: Sue Grimshaw, romance book buyer for Borders Group, Inc. Categories: Contemp Series Romance, Contemp ST, MS w/ RE, HR & Regency, RS & Mystery w RE, Para / TT / F / F, YA, Inspirational, ER, Novella. Finalists and Winners will receive certificates or plaques, lapel pins, and BBB logo image file for authors’ website; and will be announced in RWR.
Orange County Romance Writers of America Orange Rose Romance RWA member unpublished / not contracted in book-length or novella length fiction in last 5 yrs, prior to June 30. Limited to first 150 entries. April 15, 2016 at midnight PT; finalists announced July 9; winners announced Oct 8. 5 copies of synopsis plus beginning of ms (35 pp max) $25 for OCC members, $35 other RWA members. PayPal or check Email with RTF attachment 3 in-depth critiques by published authors; scores averaged. Top 10 finalists across all categories (must receive min. of 82% of points) go to 2 editors for final judging; scores averaged. Categories: Contemp, RE, Para, HR, RS, ER, Inspirational, YA, Novella. Final judges TBA. Finalists receive a pin. 1st thru 3rd Place winners in each category receive Certificate and a site badge 1st Place winners of each category will receive an award. The Charlotte and a special site badge will be presented to the writer of the highest scoring manuscript overall.
PAGE International Screenwriting Awards PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Screenplay / scripts Anyone who has not earned more than $25,000 for work as screenwriter and / or fictional television writer. Must be original work, unemcumered by any third party (not sold, produced or under option), and in English. Received by 11:59 PM PT April 15, 2016; quarter-finalists announced July 15; semi-finalists announced Aug 15; finalists announced Sept 15; winners announced Oct 15. see categories for page length $69 per entry. Discounted entry fees of $39-$59 apply for early entries. submit online (preferred) or by mail as pdf (preferred), Final Draft, MS Word, or text file. Pay via check, MO, or online with credit card, PayPal or bank transfer. Categories:  Full length Features of 80-120 pp (Action / Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family film, Historical Film, Science Fiction, Thriller / Horror); Short Film Scripts under 30 pp; TV Pilots (Drama or Comedy) 25-70 pp. See website for list of judges and process. Over $50,000 in cash and prizes, including a $25,000 Grand Prize plus Gold, Silver and Bronze Prizes in ten different genre categories.
Valley Forge Romance Writers of America The Sheila Romance All RWA members (published, unpublished, self published). Entry cannot have been published in any format anywhere and cannot be contracted by deadline. April 16, 2016 by 11:55 PM; finalists notified by June 18; winner notified by July 11. First 20 pp and up to 5-pp synopsis (wil not be judged) $25 (VFRW members), $30 all others, via PayPal electronic First round = 3 trained judges. Top 5 in each category final (must receive total 240 points out of 300 possible). Categories and final judges: ST (Junessa Viloria, Penguin Random House); HR (Stephany Evans, Fine Print Literary Management); Erotic (Sara Megibow, KT Literary); RS (Alicia Condon, Kensington Publishing); F / F / Para (Nicole Resciniti, The Seymour Agency). Best of the Best: 1st place winners from each category from the final round will move on to the Best of the Best round, judged by best-selling authors Terri Brisbin, Madeline Hunter, and Mariah Stewart and booksellers TBA. All finalists receive certificates. First through fourth place winners will have their names printed in RWR Magazine. Grand Prize for Best of the Best: $100.
Georgia Romance Writers of America Maggie Unpublished Romance Unpublished in full length romance within last 5 yrs. Entries limited to first 70 received in each category. Entry must have minimum length of 40,000 wds. April 30, 2016 by 10 PM ET; finalists notified by July 1; winners announced Oct 1 at moonlight & Magnolias conference synopsis, prologue and first chapter, 35 pp max for all. $25 GRW members, $30 RWA member, $40 others. Via Paypal only. electronic 3 published authors judge each entry. 5 finalists per category. No scoresheets, scores not released to entrants. Judges write on ms. Final judges: ST Contemp (Angela James, Carina Press / Harlequin); Contemp Series (Laura Barth, Harlequin); Inspirational (Sarah Mason Rische, Tyndale House Publishers); HR (Nicole Fischer, William Morrow / Avon); Para (Latoya Smith, Samhain Publishing); YA (Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin’s Press); NSRE (Patience Bloom, Harlequin); novella (Tera Cuskaden, Samhain Publishing) 1st Place winner in each category receives Maggie Medallion. All finalists receive certificates.
Rose City Romance Writers of America Golden Rose - Website not updated for 2016 Romance Open to non-contracted authors of romantic fiction (RWA and non-RWA members) unpublished in book-length (40k words or more) in the last 3 years and any member of RWA not eligible to join RWA-PAN. April 30, 2016 first 10,000 words of full-length novel with projected length of 50,000 wds or more RCRW members, $30, RWA members $35. Early birds (prior to April 1) receive $5 discount. electronic only; pay by PayPal or check Preliminary round: 3 trained judges, at least one will be published author or RWA Pro. Lowest score will be dropped (unless needed to break tie). The top 3 in each category final. Categories and Final Judges: HR (Robin Haseltine, Entangled); RS (Lizzie Poteet, St. Martin's); NSRE (Amy Stapp, TOR); YA / NA (Lauren Smulski, HQN); Contemp ST (Elle Keck, Avon); Para (Sinclair Sawhney, Tule Publishing); Contemp Series (Tera Cuskaden, Samhain) Top Prize: $100 Amazon gift certificate, winner web site banner, certificate, gold rose lapel pin, finalist certificate with ranking, and a one-year RCRW membership (does not include RWA membership fees).
Southern California Romance Writers of America California Hooker Romance Open to anyone; entries cannot be published in any format or contracted. Received by midnight PST April 30, 2016; winners announced in July. 3 pp of your manuscript which includes the hook in RTF format $10 via PayPal or check. online 1st round judges trained PRO and PAN members. Final judges TBA (editors in romance publishing community).  
NinjaEssays.com NinjaEssays Writing Contest Essays Anyone May 25 , 2016; finalists notified by June 1 Essay of 800 - 1,000 words, 7 topics to choose from Free via email Judges: top writers from NinjaEssays.com 1st place - $500; 2nd place - $300; 3rd place - $150.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Dante Rossetti Awards Young Adult Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, May 30, 2016; finalists announced July 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Sept 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Contemporary YA; SFF & Para; Dystopian / Edgy / Urban; Mystery / Thriller / Suspense; Historical YA; YA Adventure / Romance First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Dante Rossetti Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Young Adult Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Gertrude Warner Awards Middle Grade Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, May 30, 2016; finalists announced July 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Sept 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Contemp Middle Grade; SFF & Paranormal Middle Grade; Mystery Middle Grade; Historical Middle Grade; Adventure Middle Grade First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Gertrude Warner Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Middle Grade Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Hourglass Literary Magazine Hourglass Literary Magazine Writing Contest Short Story, Poetry, Non-fiction Essay For writers writing in English AND in the BCMS languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, and Montenegro May 31, 2016 by 11:59 P.M. US Central time; winner announced Sept 1, 2016 Short story: 7,000 wds max; Poem: 3,500 words max; Essay: 1,000 wds minimum, 9,000 wds max. $13.59 for short story or essay; $13.59 for up to three poems. via online Submittable form Categories: Best Short Story, Best Essay, Best Poem. Judges are authors Sibelan Forrester, Jelena Lengold and John K. Cox Winning entry in each category receives $1,000, a symbolic artifact (clepsydra), digital stamp, and diploma and winning entries will be published in Hourglass Literary Magazine in the original language (English / BCMS) and translated (BCMS / English). See website for more.
Arizona Mystery Writers Arizona Mystery Writers Jim Martin Memorial Story Contest Mystery / Suspense / Thriller Short Story Open to the public. Work must be original and unpublished prior to judging. Postmark by June 1, 2016; winners announced July 30. 2,500 words max $15 by check or MO. Email or mail (3 copies); entry fee must be mailed. Categories: Mystery, suspense, and / or thriller (no horror or sci-fi). 1st prize $200; 2nd $100; 3rd $75; certificate, publication on the club's web site, free lunch (Tucson, AZ), notice in home-town newspaper, and everlasting glory
Central Ohio Fiction Writers Ignite the Flame Romance Entry must be unpublished, uncontracted completed book-length ms (40k words or more). Postmark / e-deadline 11:59 pm EST June 30, 2016. Hero and heroine's first meeting, 15 pp max + set-up if needed (set-up will not be judged) $20 COFW members; $25 others money order, or PayPal. email 1st round judges are published authors. 3 finalists in each category. Categories: Contemp, HR, Para / F / F / TT, YA / NA, ER, RS. Final Judges: Editors / Agents TBA. Grand Prize: Full manuscript critique and evaluation from award-winning romance author and instructor Leigh Micheals, a prize valued at $295. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place category winners receive certificate and entry will be sent to an agent or editor.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Chaucer Awards Early Historical Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, June 30, 2016; finalists announced Aug 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Oct 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Pre-Historical Fiction; Ancient Historical Fiction; World / International History (non-western culture historical fiction); Dark Ages, Medieval, Renaissance; Elizabethan / Tudor; 1600's; America's - Historical Fiction Pre-1750s First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Chaucer Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Early Historical Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Goethe Awards Late Historical Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, June 30, 2016; finalists announced Aug 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Oct 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Regency / Victorian; World / International History (non-western culture historical fiction); 19th Century; 20th Century; World and Other Wars; US History First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Goethe Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Late Historical Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Laramie Awards Western, Pioneer, Civil War Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, July 31, 2016; finalists announced Sept 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Nov 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Western Romance; Adventure / Caper; Classic; Civil War / Prairie / Pioneer; Contemporary Western; Western YA First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Laramie Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Fantasy Early North American Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Chatelaine Awards Romanctic Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, August 31, 2016; finalists announced Oct 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Dec 2016; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Contemp; Romantic Adventure & Suspense; HR; Inspirational / Restorative; Romantic Steamy / Sensual First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Chatelaine Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Romantic Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Little Peeps Awards Children's Book Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Sept 30, 2016; finalists announced Nov 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Jan 2017; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Chapter Books; Story Books; Picture Books; Activity Books; Educational Books First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Little Peeps Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Children's Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Clue Awards Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Sept 30, 2016; finalists announced Nov 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Jan 2017; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Detective / Crime; Suspense / Thriller; Private Eye / Noir; Legal / Medical / Police Procedural; Spy / Espionage First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Clue Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Suspense/Thriller Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Ozma Awards Fantasy Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Oct 31, 2016; finalists announced Dec 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Feb 2017; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Magic, Heroes & Villains; Coming of Age; Steampunk / Dieselpunk / Gaslight Fantasy; Historical Fantasy; Modern / Urban Fantasy; Fairy Tale, Fable, Myth & Legend First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Ozma Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Fantasy Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Paranormal Awards Supernatural Fiction (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Oct 31, 2016; finalists announced Dec 2016; 1st Place category winners announced Feb 2017; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Adventure / Mystery / Thriller; Paranormal Romance; Magical Beings & Creatures; Urban / Edgy; Supernatural Powers First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Paranormal Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Somerset Awards Literary / Contemporary (includes unpublished manuscripts) Novels (40,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2013. Manuscripts, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed, indie-pubbed, e-pubbed okay. No erotica or graphic violence. All entries except manuscripts must have ISBN or ASIN designation at time of submission. Entrant must be 18 yrs of age or older. Received by midnight, Nov 30, 2016; finalists announced Jan 2017; 1st Place category winners announced Feb 2017; Grand Prize winner announced at awards banquest April 2017 Full work as PDF or DOC file format. $55 online Categories: Literary; Contemporary; Adventure / Suspense; Humor / Satire; Women's Fiction; Magic Realism First Place Category Winners receive an editorial book review and marketing package that includes a prize ribbon, digital badges, book stickers, as well as promotion on website, social media, and newsletter; and your review will be published in the Chanticleer Reviews Magazine. The Somerset Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Contemporary & Literary Fiction Book of the Year, awarded a $200 prize, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year. Overall Grand Prize winner receives $1,000. Note: Website states that Prizes and Award Packages may change without notice.