Writing Contest

Do You Think You Can Write? 6

If so, you may be interested in Harlequin’s SYTYCW (So You Think You Can Write) Contest. If my calculations are correct, I believe this is their second one. I do see one big difference, though, than the one they held last year: this year, entrants must submit a full manuscript. If you’re interested in entering, […]

Ch-ch-ch-changes and Publishing news 9

First things first. The winner of my July Contest is… RHONDA JONES Congrats, Rhonda! You’re getting 4 fabulous books.   In creative news, I’m giving The Season website and blog a makeover. I do this about once a year because obviously I’m  a masochist.  If you want a sneak peek, here’s what it looks like […]

Published authors, The Maggie’s needs you! 1

***PERMISSION TO FORWARD*** Spring is here.  And for GRW all the buzz is about the Maggie! This year, not only is the Unpublished Maggie Award for Excellence electronic, we’ve added a new category – Young Adult.  We’re very excited to include this fast growing subgenre in our contest, and hope you are too. Each entry […]

Contests!!! 14

My March Contest is up on my site! This month, I’m doing a Book-A-Month for a Year Giveaway. It will work something like this, the winner will receive a list of 15 books every month to choose from, and they will select 1 (one). I will then send them whichever book they select  every month […]

‘Tis The Season Writing Contest Winners 29

This contest was a lot of fun and I’d like to thank all the entrants for their participating. It’s not easy to put your work out there for potential criticism. I do hope everyone enjoyed themselves and walked away, if not with a final or critique, with at the least, a very positive experience. With […]

And the Top 10 Entries are… 9

Yes, it’s already that time. The preliminary round for ‘Tis The Season Writing Contest is over and the votes have been tabulated, the discretionary judging complete and the finalists notified. First I want to congratulate ALL the entrants. They made the judging and rating difficult. Several of these entries need to be published so I […]

Last Call 4

It’s the very, very last day to rate the entries in ‘Tis The Season Writing Contest. You can make an aspiring author terribly happy–that is, if you love their entry–by giving them the opportunity to get their work in front of an agent or editor. Oh yeah, they can also take home $100 just in […]

Time to Vote! 6

Voting for ‘Tis The Season Writing Contest is now open. Voting Guidelines 1. Entries should be holiday themed. Marks should be deducted if entries do not follow these guidelines. 2. Entries should follow the respective prompts given by Leis Pederson and Kevan Lyon for their respective genres here. 3. All erotic entries have been designated […]

A Little Bit of This and That News 19

As a young voracious reader, I would dream of having all the books I could ever want. And even when I had more books than I could read it one entire week, I wanted more. Then my mother got a job at Harlequin and that was heaven on earth. She used to bring home a […]

‘Tis The Season Writing Contest News 2

Tomorrow I will begin accepting entries for the writing contest. If you are submitting, please email your entry or entries to me at: entries at theseasonforromance dot com Please use standard manuscript guidelines (double spaced, 1 inch margins) and submit in Word (.doc or .docx) or rtf format. Please do not underline for emphasis; italics […]