This award is the only one of its kind in Australia, designed to mirror the submission process. Initially, you enter 10,000 words to be judged by romance readers. If your entry makes it to the second round, you will be asked to submit the full novel. Three finalists will go to the final judge for placings.
31 October 2016. Emailed entries only, entry form is online.
Midnight Sydney time, 21 November 2016.
RWAust members only. Aspiring and Emerging membership categories only are eligible. Entrants must not have any works of fiction (10K+) commercially available. Novel or novella manuscript (10K+) for which synopsis is written must not be commercially available/contracted.
RWAust members: AU$40.00 for each entry (Aust – GST incl.)
AU$36.36 (overseas entries – GST exempt)
*Once you have registered and paid, you will receive an email of how and where to submit your entry.
No. of entries:
Maximum of TWO entries per person
1st ~ $500
2nd ~ $250
3rd ~ $150
*Please ensure you click through and read the following, as by entering this contest you accept these terms and conditions.
*There is a 30c registration fee from Trybooking on checkout.
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