Get Your Romance Manuscript In Front of An Agent or Editor

The deadline to enter the Heart To Heart writing contest is August 31st.

Once again, I will be a first round judge for the Heart To Heart Contest. This is a great contest for aspiring romance writers. You will get great feedback from the first round judges, and if you are a finalist, your work will be seen by industry professionals in your sub-genre. Deadline 8/31 to enter.

The *2013 Heart To Heart Contest,* sponsored by the San Francisco Area Romance Writers of America, has three great final judges in every category!

(Two editors and an agent.)


Paranormal, Erotic, Contemporary, Historical, and Young Adult


The magical scene in which your hero and heroine meet for the first time,
maximum 15 pages (with an optional one-page set-up, unjudged


Cost*: $15 fee for SFA RWA members, $20 fee for non-members  (no
additional expense for paper and postage since our contest is fully

*August 31, 2013 *— Deadline for E-submissions
*September 30, 2013 *—First-Round Finalists Notification
*November 1, 2013 *— Final Round Winners Announced

Eligibility: Open to all writers unpublished by an RWA-approved publisher as of the entry deadline.

Scoring: Scoring is based on 20 key areas.  First round entries receive
four scores with the lowest being dropped.  The top three entries are
forwarded to the final judges.

First Round Judges: Our first round judges include RWA PRO and PAN
members.  Each entry is matched with at least one published author.

Final Judges: *Three in each category: one agent, one print editor, and one e-pub editor

*Top Prize*: Certificate


For contest overview, official rules, entry form, and score sheets go to:***

For questions, contact our contest coordinator at:


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