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Southern Magic, the Birmingham Chapter of Romance Writers of America®, is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Linda Howard Award of Excellence contest for unpublished writers.
Enter: Up to first twenty-five pages by snail mail or email
Fee: $20-$25 (a $2 fee will apply to electronic entries paid by PayPal)
Deadline: Postmarked on or before October 27, 2007; or electronic entry by October 27, 2007 11:59 pm.
Eligibility: RWA Published (see rules) & Unpublished Authors
Judges: Published, PRO, all trained or experienced in judging
Top Prize: Engraved Bookmark and winners will be announced at the Gulf Coast Romance Writers' Silken Sands conference in Pensacola, FL, on the BEACH!
Series Short/Long Contemporary: Susan Litman, Editor, Silhouette
Single Title: Selina McLemore, Editor, Grand Central Publishers (formerly Warner)
Suspense: Lauren McKenna, Senior Editor, Pocket
Historical: Alicia Condon, VP, Editorial Director, Dorchester
Unique Genres: Selena James, Executive Editor, Kensington
For entry form, score sheet, and rules, Southern Magic's Website , or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org