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Wednesday, April 26, 2006



Updated and all sites tested...Compiled by Donna Caubarreaux....May be forwarded with credits.
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E = Electronic Format Available
EO = Electronic Only
MO = Members Only
U = Unpublished
P = Published
P/3 = Not published in three years
Pnr = Published, but not by RWA standards
PC = Not published in category selected
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Golden Synopsis (U)
Maine RWA
Received by May 1, 2005
Up to 12 pages synopsis
http://www.geocities.com/mainerwa/GOLDENSYNOPSISCONTEST.html
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Swept Away (U)(E)
Celtic Heart Romance Writers
Received Deadline May 1, 2006
The first 30 pgs of ms+5 pg max synopsis, not to exceed 35 pages.
http://www.celtichearts.org/SA2006.htm
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The Jasmine
Lowcountry Romance Writers
Postmarked by May 1st, 2006
First 45 pages, plus up to 5-page synopsis
http://www.lowcountryrwa.com/
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2006 Published Maggie Award (P-Reg. 3 Only)
Georgia Romance Writers
Received by 5/2/2006
Copyright of 2005
http://www.georgiaromancewriters.org/Maggies/06pubrules.php
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Ignite the Flame (U - P/3)
Central Ohio Fiction Writers
Postmarked by May 6, 2006
Your hero and heroine's first meeting (up to 15 pages)
http://www.cofw.org/
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Aspen Gold (P)
Heart of Denver
Received by May 15, 2006
Copyright of 2006
http://www.hodrw.com/
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The Molly (U)
Heart of Denver
Received by May 15, 2006
First thirty pages max; synopsis- 5 pages max.
http://www.hodrw.com/molly.htm
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The Scarlet
Writer's Weekend
Received by May 15, 2006
First 5 pages; Query letter; Synopsis 2 pg single spaced.
http://www.writersweekend.com/contest.php
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We Dare You
Saskatchewan Romance Writers
Postmarked May 15, 2006
First twelve pages
http://www.saskromancewriters.4t.com/
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Share the Dream
Scriptscene RWA
Postmarked by May 15, 2006
First fifteen pages of screenplay.
http://www.geocities.com/rewrit2002/contestrules.html
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75th Annual Writer's Digest Competition
Deadline: May 15, 2006
There are ten categories
http://www.writersdigest.com/contests/annual/75th/
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Share the Dream
Scriptscene Chapter RWA
Postmarked by May 15, 2006
First fifteen pages of your screenplay (judged by industry professionals)
http://www.geocities.com/rewrit2002/contestrules.html
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Original Golden Opportunity
Toronto Romance Writers
Postmarked by May 17, 2006
Synopsis, first chapter & prologue (if applicable) to 30 pages, maximum.
http://www.torontoromancewriters.com/goldenop.html
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Haunted Hearts (U - P/5 - Pnr)
Gothic Romance Writers
Received by May 31, 2006
First chapter + one page synopsis not to exceed 26 pages.
http://www.gothrom.org/hhguidelines.html
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American Title III
Dorchester/Romantic Times
Received by June 1, 2006
First three chapters & synopsis of a Contemporary novel.
http://www.dorchesterpub.com/Dorch/SpecialFeatures.cfm?ID=2097
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2006 Unpublished Maggies
Georgia Romance Writers
Received by June 1, 2006
Synopsis and beginning of manuscript, 35 pages total
http://www.georgiaromancewriters.org/
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Touch of Magic (U)
Central Florida Romance Writers
Received by June 1, 2006
First 25 pages plus 3 pg unjudged synopsis
http://www.cfrwa.org/contest.htm
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The Writer's Voice (U - P/3)
Calgary RWA
Received by June 1, 2006
2 pg. unjudged synopsis; first chapter to 23 pages.
http://www.calgaryrwa.com/contest.html
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Emerald City Opener (U)
Greater Seattle Romance Writers
Postmarked by June 1, 2006
First seven pages
http://gsrwa.org/emerald_city_con/ec_opener/EmeraldCityOpener_2006.htm
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The Anne Bonney Readers' Choice Award (P)
Ancient City Romance Authors
Postmarked by June 1, 2006
Copyright of 2005
http://acrarwa.com/contest.htm
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Book of Your Heart (U - P)
PASIC
Postmarked by June 1, 2006
First chapter up to 25 pgs + 3-10 pg synopsis
http://www.pasic.net/contest.html
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Colorado Gold (U)
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
Postmarked by June 1, 2006
First 20 pages plus synopsis up to 8 pages.
http://www.rmfw.org/
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Reveal Your Inner Vixen (U - P)
Maryland Romance Writers
Postmarked by June 1, 2006
One scene that showcases the sexual tension between the hero and heroine, not to exceed twenty (20) pages.
http://www.marylandromancewriters.org/contest.html
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Lone Star Writing Competition (U - P)
Northwest Houston RWA
Postmarked by June 5, 2006
First chapter up to 25 pages.
http://www.nwhrwa.freeservers.com/contest06.html
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Heart to Heart (U)
San Francisco Area RWA
Received by June 6, 2006
Scene where the Hero & Heroine meet, up to fifteen pages.
http://www.sfarwa.com/contests/h2h_info.asp
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Golden Leaf (P) Region 1 & NJRW ONLY
New Jersey Romance Writers
Register by June 10, 2006
Copyright between 8/05 - 7/06
http://www.njromancewriters.org/golden_leaf.html
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Labor of Love (U - P/5)
Heart of Louisiana
Postmark by 6/10/2006
Synopsis, prologue, beginning not to exceed 50 pages.
http://www.heartla.com/ContestEntry.htm
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Golden Gateway (U - P/5)
>From the Heart Romance Writers
Received by June 16, 2006
Beginning plus synopsis(10 pg or less)55 pgs total max.
http://www.fthrw.com/contest/goldengateway/
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Enter Laughing Contest (U - P/5)
Grand Rapids Region RWA
Received by July 1, 2006
2 pg synopsis (unjudged) + first chapter up to 25 pages.
http://www.grrrwa.org/contest.html
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Indiana's Golden Opportunity (U - Pnr)
Received by 7/1/2006, 2006
Total entry (manuscript + synopsis) not to exceed 55 pages.
http://home.insightbb.com/~irwa/contest/contest.htm
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Melody of Love (U)
Music city Romance Writers
Received by 7/1/2006
Prologue/first chapter, up to 25 pages.
http://www.mcrw.com/
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Write, Hook, Query Contest (U - P/3)
Pocono Lehigh Romance Writers
Postmarked by July 10, 2006
Submit a Query Letter
http://www.plrw.org/
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On the Far Side
FF&P RWA
Received by August 1, 2006
First fifteen pages + up to five page synopsis.
http://www.romance-ffp.com/OTFS2006Rules.htm
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Picture This Contest
Inland Empire Chapter
Postmarked by August 1, 2006
Send us the best scene from your book, 5-12 pages.
http://geocities.com/SoHo/Studios/2936/contest.htm
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Silver Rose Award for Website Excellence (U - P)
Sacramento Valley Rose
Received by August 15, 2006
http://sacramentovalleyrose.com/contest.html
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Barclay Gold (P)
Lowcountry Romance Writers
Received by 9/11/2006
Copyright of 2005
http://www.lcrw.org/contests.html#gold
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Donna Caubarreaux is a member of Coeur de Louisiane, Scriptscene Chapter, NOLA Stars, Heart of Louisiana, Kiss of Death, Eastside RWA and ChickLitWriters of RWA. She received a RWA Service Award in 1997.

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