Romance Writing  Contests
Writing Contests
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RWA Contests
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Contests For Unpublished Writers
July
Indiana's Golden Opportunity
Cleveland Rocks Romance
Melody of Love Competition
Heart of the West
Romancing the Novel Contest
Put Your Heart in a Book
Best Bite Contest
Write Hook Query Contest

August
Where the Magic Begins                    
Golden Rose Contest       
Southern Heat Contest                       
Picture This Contest                             
Magic Moment Contest
On the Far Side
The Golden Pen

September
Finally A Bride  
Hot Prospect Contest
Gateway to the Rest
Labor of Love Contest                      
Oak Leaf Award of Excellence
Fiction from the Heartland
Launching a Star       
Hold Me, Thrill Me Contest  

October
Love and Laughter
The Suzannah                                   
Heart of the West
Emily Contest                                   
On The Far Side                                 
Feel The Magic                                    
Romancing the Tome
Winter Nights
Ticket To Write  


November
First Kiss Contest
The Dreaded Synopsis                       
GOTCHA! Contest                           
Hook, Line, and Sinker                      
Golden Heart Contest
Laurie Contest
First Chapter Contest

December
Foot In The Door Contest                 
Sharp Synopsis Contest
Great Expectations Contest
From the Heart
Happy Endings Contest
Laurie Contest
Smoky Mountain Valentine
January
Winter Rose Contest                         
Rebecca Contest
Heart of the Rockies Contest
The Marlene Awards

February
Merritt Contest                                  
Romance Through the Ages
Grand Beginnings

March
Four Seasons Awards             
The Barclay Sterling
Spring into Romance
A Touch of Magic

April
Fool for Love Contest                     
The Royal Ascot - Regency
Touched by Love Contest                
Haunted Hearts
The Shelia
Orange Rose
Foot in the Door

May
The Golden Claddagh
Summer Sizzle Contest                       
The Molly                                      
Ignite the Flame
TARA
Original Golden Opportunity
Jasmine Contest
Golden Synopsis
Great Beginnings
Book of Your Heart
We Dare You
Labor of Love

June
Golden Gateway Contest                   
Emerald City Opener
Colorado Gold                                  
Lone Star Writing Competition           
Happily Ever After
Reveal Your Inner Vixen
Get Your Stiletto In The Door
Maggie                                                
Heart to Heart Contest
Contests For Published Writers
RWAcontests - Open to RWA members only
Contest Listing - A very detailed and up-to-date listing of RWA contests
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