Friday, June 09, 2006


Here's a contest someone told me about.


Do to popular demand CARWA (Calgary Association of RWA) has extended the deadline for the 2006 "Writer's Voice" Contest for unpublished authors.

Fee: $10 members, $15 non-members
New Deadline: June 30, 2006

Enter a 2 page synopsis (unjudged) and the first chapter, or
prologue and first chapter (max 23 pages).

This is an email contest, no postage/mailing required!

First round judges: published, pro, experienced.
Final judges -
a.. Contemporary - Hilary Rubin, agent, Trident Media Group
b.. Romantic suspense - Jennifer Jackson, agent, Donald Maass Literary Agency
c.. Historical -Paige Wheeler, agent, Creative Media Agency
d.. Paranormal - Chris Keeslar, acquiring editor, Dorchester Publishing
e.. Erotica -Robin Miller, acquiring editor, Red Sage Publishing
f.. Inspirational -TBD

Categories: Contemporary, Romantic Suspense, Historical,

For Information, entry form, rules, and sample score sheet, visit or email


  1. Go for it!!!!!!!

    $10 /$15 isnt a huge loss - esp if you win, or evne just get noticed :D

    GO go go go go go GO GO GO GO GO GO GO!!!!! ^^

  2. Someday, when I have time, I'm going to start writing and painting again. Alas, that day won't come for quite a while.

    So, go for it... and let the rest of us (or just me) live vicariously through you!

  3. Thank you all for your encouragement.