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RWA's Spicy Bites Short Story Contest


SPICY BITES CONTEST

Our eagerly awaited new erotic romance short story contest! Enter your 3K-5K erotic romance short. Each year we have a ‘theme’, which must feature in the story. All RWA members are eligible to enter.

Tip: You can gain extra marks if the theme is used creatively as an integral part of the story.

Entry : An erotic romance short story 3000-5000 words. The story must be a romance (HEA/HFN) with a sexually explicit storyline. All subgenres.

Theme for 2017: Tattoos

Opening date:

9 January 2017. Emailed entries only, entry form is online.

Closing date:

Midnight Sydney time, 27 January 2017.

Eligibility:

RWAust members only. All membership categories are eligible (Aspiring, Emerging and Established).

 

Entry fee:

RWAust members: AU$30 for each entry (Aust – GST incl.)

                             AU$27.27 (overseas entries – GST exempt)


 *Once you have registered and paid, you will receive an email of how and where to submit your entry.


Judging:

The Spicy Bites Short Story Competition will be judged by a mix of reader and writer judges.

Entry specifications:

An erotic romance short story 3000-5000 words. The story must be a romance (HEA/HFN) with a sexually explicit storyline. All subgenres. Must feature the Spicy Bites 2017 theme: Tattoos

No. of entries:

Maximum of TWO entries per person


Prizes:

1st  ~ $200

2nd ~ $100

3rd ~ $75

In addition, the top-scoring 10 to 14 stories will have the opportunity to be published in our Spicy Bites: Tattoos Anthology 2017. Each published entrant will receive two (2x) hard copies of the publication.

*Please ensure you click through and read the following, as by entering this contest you accept these terms and conditions.


Terms and Conditions

Sample Score Sheet

Formatting Sample


*There is a 30c registration fee from Trybooking on checkout.


RWA Contests
PO Box H120
Hurlstone Park, NSW 2193

Contact Details:

Contact: Joy Stratford

Email: spicybites@romanceaustralia.com

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