Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Updates from the Romance Contest World

The Smokey Mountain Romance Writers annual contest, The Laurie, has been extended until February 29th, 2008. http://www.smrw.org/

The Golden Acorn Excellence in Writing Award has an unusual twist. Pay now, submit later. Contest limited to 90 entries. Hold your spot by sending in your paypal fee and get your entry to them by February 14, 2008. www.charteroakromancewriters.org/

And thanks to Donna Caubarreaux of Contest Alert on Yahoo who compiled the following:

Winter Rose Award of Excellence - Published
Yellow Rose RWA
Postmarked by January 25, 2008
Copyright of 2007

Winter Rose Award of Excellence - Unpublished
Yellow Rose RWA
Postmarked by January 25, 2008
First 25 pages

The Shelia Contest (E)
Valley Forge Romance Writers
Postmarked by January 26, 2008 - Electronic by January 31, 2008
Synopsis + beginning not to exceed 35 pages.

And finally here's news on a non RWA writing contest:

The Sandy presented by The Crested Butte Friends of the Library.
Deadline is February 17, 2008.