Saturday, February 16, 2008

2008 Four Seasons Contest

Windy City Romance Writers
2008 Four Seasons Contest

Only a couple of weeks left to send in your entries to Windy City's
Four Seasons Contest. A limited number of entries are accepted to
increase your odds of winning!

Last year's finalist in the Fantasy/Futuristic/Paranormal category,
Angie Fox, sold her book to the editor who judged her entry!

Enter the first 25 pages of your manuscript. (No synopsis required)

All entries are judged by three judges and the lowest score will be
dropped to determine final rankings.

Save on paper, ink, and postage - only send three copies of your
entry and an electronic version of your entry on CD. (In the event
you final, we will print a copy of your entry to go to the final

First-round judges: Experienced critiquers and published authors of
the Windy City Romance Writers. (Only Windy City members judge this
contest, and Windy City members are not eligible to enter.)

Final-round judges: One editor and one agent for each category.
Scores from both judges are averaged to determine the winners:

Single Title Contemporary: Lindsay Nouis, NAL
Danielle Egan-Miller, Brown & Miller

Short/Long Contemporary: Diana Ventimiglia, Harlequin
Jennifer Schober, Spencerhill Associates

Historical: Rebecca Vinter, Penquin/NAL
Kristen Nelson, Nelson Agency LLC

Fantasy/Futuristic/Paranormal: Leah Hultenschmidt, Dorchester
Kelly Harms, Jane Rotrosen Agency

Winners in each category will receive an engraved plaque. All
finalists will receive certificates and will be mentioned in the
RWR. All contestants will receive a score sheet from each judge. In
addition, judges are encouraged (but not required) to write comments
on the manuscript.

Entry Deadline: March 1, 2008 (postmark date)
Cost: $30

Questions? Visit our Website: or Contact Wendy
Byrne, Four Seasons Contest Chairperson, _
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Denise Swanson
President--Windy City RWA

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