We are proud to include this award in our contest calendar.
Where else can you have a chance to be mentored by one of Australia’s most successful authors?
Opens: 5 April 2021 – 1700 AEST
Closes: 25 April 2021 – 1700 AEST
Entries arriving before or after these times cannot be accepted. Note: you cannot ‘reserve’ a place by paying your entry fee. The only way to claim a place in the contest is to submit your entry – you will be redirected to the submission form immediately after payment is made.
Eligibility: Open to RWAustralia members and non-members. For RWA members: Aspiring, or Emerging with no works 40K+ contracted or commercially available. For non-members: no works 40K+ contracted or commercially available.
Enter: first 10,000 words (max) + 1000 word (max) synopsis of your unpublished romance/romantic elements novel (any length 40K+) electronic submissions only.
Maximum TWO entries per person
Entry fees: RWA members $44 incl GST; non-members $110 incl GST
Final judges: Valerie Parv will rank the 6 finalists
1st – 1 year mentorship with Valerie Parv
For a list of previous recipients of this prestigious award, check out out Winner’s Gallery.
Questions to Contest Coordinator Karina Coldrick firstname.lastname@example.org
This contest opens at 1700 AEST, Monday 5 April 2021