Thursday, April 4, 2013

BREAKING NEWS! The 2013 Golden Claddagh Contest is OPEN!


Enter Celtic Hearts Romance Writers Chapter contest The Golden Claddagh! Don’t let our chapter name dissuade you; your entry does not have to be Celtic based to enter.

We have four categories for unpublished manuscripts:
Historical, FF&P, Contemporary, and Young Adult.

Our contest opens on April 1st with a final due date of May 1st, 2013. Finalists will be notified by June 15th, 2013 and winners announced at the Celtic Hearts AGM at RWA Nationals in Atlanta. All finalists will be invited to the AGM, if they are able to attend.

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to RWA members and non-members. The Golden Claddagh Contest is open to published and non-published authors but the submitted work must never have been published in any format. The entry must be either a full-length novel (greater than 40,000 words) or a novella (no less than 20,000 words and no more than 40,000 words). Short stories and novelettes are not accepted.

Entry fee is $15 for CHRW members
 and $25 for non-members.


Julie Mianecki of Penguin Books
Chelsey Emmelhainz of Harper Collins Publishing

Fantasy-Futuristic & Paranormal
Alissa Davis of Carina Press
Laurie McLean of Foreward Literary Agency

Meredith Giordan of Carina Press
Susie Townsend of New Leaf Literary Agency

Young Adult
Aubrey Poole of Sourcebooks
Becky Vinter of Fine Print Literary Agency

Find the Contest Entry Form and Rules at Celtic Hearts Romance Writers website.  Sign up today! You know you want to. So what are you waiting for?

Eager to enter? Click HERE for more information
*News item from the Celtic Heart Romance Writers:~Permission to Forward Granted

Nancy Lee Badger, member of Celtic Hearts Romance Writers

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