Romance Contests

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ROMANCE WRITER''S CONTEST

No Noun-Sense
Contact: Erin Berringer
147-2211 No. 4 Road
Richmond British Columbia V6X 3X1
Canada

Phone: (604)825-8861
Fax: (604)214-1306

E-Mail:editor@webprospects.com
Website:www.nonounsense.com

About ROMANCE WRITER''S CONTEST

Offered annually for unpublished work to promote and nurture romance writers. Guidelines on website. Open to any writer.

Prize: 1st-$200; 2nd-$50; 3rd-$25. The winner and four honourable mentions will be published on the No Noun-Sense website, along with their bios.

Deadline: January 21
Entry Fee: $10 fee; Entry form for SASE or on website.

WRITERS' JOURNAL ANNUAL ROMANCE CONTEST

Contest name: WRITERS’ Journal Romance Writing Contest
Sponsored by: WRITERS’ Journal Magazine
Address: PO Box 394, Perham, MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-7921
Fax: 218-346-7924
E-mail: writersjournal@writersjournal.com
Website: writersjournal.com
Details for contest: Not to exceed 2,000 words, only previously unpublished stories, no profanity, manuscript format, cover sheet. Follow guidelines precisely: details at writersjournal.com/RomanceContest.htm.
Entry Fee: $7.00
Postmark deadline: July 30, annually
Prizes: First prize: $250.00, Second prize: $100.00, Third prize: $50.00. First, second, third prize, and selected honorable mention winners will be published in future issues of the WRITERS’ Journal.

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