Contest

Touch of Magic 2014 

 

February 1, 2014 – March 15, 2014

Fast facts:

Fee: $25 CFRW members; $30 non-members

Deadline: March 15, 2014   ENTRY MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF PAYMENT

Eligibility: Writers unpublished in book-length fiction (40,000+ words) in the past five years.

Entry: All electronic. First 25 pages (including prologue, if applicable), plus up to three-page synopsis (unjudged), in .rtf format.

Categories:

    • Historical Romance
    • Short/Series Contemporary Romance
    • Single-Title Contemporary Romance
    • Paranormal, Fantasy, or Futuristic Romance
    • Romantic Suspense
    • Inspirational Romance

Judges: One published and two unpublished judges per entry. All trained for contest judging. Contestants with the top three scores in each category will proceed to a final round.

Final Judges:    

Historical:  Emilia Pisani–Simon and Schuster

Series Contemporary:  Gail Chasan–Harlequin

Single Title:  Katherine Pelz–Berkeley

Paranormal: Kerri Buckley–Carina Press

Romantic Suspense:  Lizzi Poteet–St. Martin’s

Inspirational: Raela Schoeherr–Bethany

Top Prize:  Frog Prince charm, TOM Certificate of Achievement, and announcement in RWR

CONTEST NOW CLOSED.

**Monies  paid to CFRW are not deductible as charitable contributions, but may qualify as business expenses.**