FIRE & ICE CONTEST
Does your novel light a FIRE in the heart of the reader?
Is it hot enough to melt ICE?
Does your book have what it takes to be the next bestselling romance?
Then you don’t want to miss the 15th annual
Fire & Ice Contest
sponsored by the Chicago-North RWA® Chapter!
The Fire & Ice Contest is open to all authors not published or contracted in novel-length fiction of 20,000 words or more, within five years of the contest deadline. The entry must have a projected minimum length of 50,000 words.
The 2013 Fire & Ice Contest opens on February 15.
The contest has a non-refundable entry fee of $25 ($30 for non-RWA members). Electronic entries only will be accepted.
Only the first 120 entries will be accepted. The contest will close at midnight (Central time) on March 22, or earlier if the maximum number of entries is reached.
First place winners in each category will receive $30 (US dollars). All finalists will receive certificates and will be mentioned in the Romance Writers Report. Contest finalists will be announced in May. Winners will be announced at the 2013 RWA Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, July 17-20.
All contestants will receive a score sheet. In addition, judges are encouraged (but not required) to write comments on the manuscript.