Touch of Magic 2014
February 1, 2014 – March 15, 2014
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Eligibility: Writers unpublished in book-length fiction (40,000+ words) in the past five years.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.
- 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Judges: One published and two unpublished judges per entry.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.
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.**