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Hot Prospects Contest 2008

Hey everyone, Valley of the Sun is having a contest for both unpublished and published authors.  Take advantage of it.  Isabella

Hot Prospects Contest – 2008
Sponsor: Valley of the Sun Romance Writers

Fee: $30 for Valley of the Sun RW chapter members
$35 for non-chapter members
Chapter website has PayPal capability… http://www.valleyofthesunrw.com

Postmark Deadline: September 24, 2008
E-Submit Deadline: September 26 2008

Eligibility: Any uncontracted work by an RWA member in good
standing, who is able to enter RWA National Golden Heart or Rita
contests may enter any category. This includes both published and
unpublished authors.

Enter: 3-page synopsis and first 20 pages of story (23 pages max).
Entry or synopsis may be shorter, but neither may be longer than

Categories/Judges: Trained judges for preliminary round,
Editors/Agents for final round.

Historical- Patience Smith (Harlequin/Silhouette)

FF&P (Judge TBD)

Romantic Suspense(Judge TBD)

Contemporary includes Short/Long/Series/Single Title-Sha-Shana
Crichton (Crichton & Associates, Inc.)

All Other includes ChickLit/Women’s Fiction/Inspirational/
Young Adult/Erotic Romance-(Judge TBD)

Top Prize: Written critique by Scott Eagan (Greyhaus Literary Agency)
– for overall high scoring novel length entry only.

For More Information, entry form, and rules, see website at

(Watch for upcoming announcements as we get our final round judges