Writing Contest!!!!

The deadline is approaching fast. If you haven't already sent your entry, please consider doing so. This is a great opportunity.....

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2008 marks 25 years of Maggie excellence . . . don’t miss the party!

Two published authors judge and critique every Maggie entry.
Finalists are judged by editors from major publishing houses. Don’t miss your chance to be read by one of our stellar editor judges.

Hurry! The June 2nd deadline is closing in.
25th Annual Maggie Awards: Unpublished
Sponsor: Georgia Romance Writers
Fee: GRW members – $25; all others – $30
Receipt deadline: June 2, 2008

Enter: synopsis plus beginning, not to exceed 35 pages
Categories: single title contemporary, short contemporary, long contemporary, historical, paranormal/fantasy, inspirational
Judges: first round – two published authors; final round – editors (see below)
Top Prize: Maggie medallion
FMI, entry forms, and rules, check our website at www.georgiaromancewriters.org, email the Maggie chair at esewell@mindspring.com, or send SASE to Emily Sewell, 2709 North Hill Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30341

NOTE: Correction to rules: short contemporary is 40,000 to 60,000 words; long contemporary is 60,000 to 70,000 words.

2008 Unpublished Maggie Awards – Final Judges
Single Title – Amy Pierpont, Editorial Director, Grand Central Publishing
Short Contemporary – Diana Ventimiglia*, Associate Editor, Silhouette Desire
Long Contemporary – Wanda Ottewell*, Senior Editor, Harlequin Superromance
Historical – Rose Hilliard, Associate Editor, St. Martin's PressParanormal – Heather Osborn*, Editor, Tor
Inspirational – Melissa Endlich, Editor, Steeple Hill

*attending Moonlight & Magnolias

Twenty-five years and still going strong!

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6 comments:

Mary Marvella said...

Hey girlfriend. I didn't realize you were in school. You do keep busy.Have a wonderful Memorial Day.

I have a new story serialized story at The Magic Mirror www.PinkFuzzySlipperWriters.blogspot.com.

Angela Guillaume said...

I hope to mail the entry tomorrow or Wednesday overnight :-)

Tami Brothers said...

Hey Mary,

Yep, I can't seem to slow down even when I want to. I'll hop on over to your blog and check this out.

Welcome, Angela. I hope you get it sent off. I'm just finishing up with moving and cleaning and painting. Now I have to get in gear and get mine in as well...

Good luck.

Tami

Angela Guillaume said...

Hey Tami,

I sent it off to you, overnight, and the PO guy said you should have it tomorrow by 3pm - would you mind terribly confirming when it arrives? I just have this fear that I wrote the wrong address or that I forgot something...it's so annoying!
Angela

Angela Guillaume said...

btw- congrats on the move! :-D

Tami Brothers said...

Hey Angela,

Thanks for the congrats. We closed on the sale of the house yesterday and put an offer in on a new one today. So, if they accept it, we will be moving again in the next couple of months... Uugghh!!!

Also, yes, I did get your entry.

Sorry for the delay on responding to you guys. It was going to cost $250 to move our internet and we didn't want to pay that much if we were only going to be their a short time. So I am checking it when I get a chance.

If I don't respond right away, I am terribly sorry. But I am not intentionally ignoring you all.

Have a great weekend...

Tami