Writing a synopsis is one of the most important skills to master if you want to get an editor or agent interested enough to request your full manuscript. First impressions count – and impressing an editor or agent depends on it.

Opens: 10 October 2016
Closes: 
31 October 2016, midnight Sydney time
 (entries sent outside these dates cannot be accepted)

Eligibility: all RWA members.

Enter – via email only
Short manuscript (10K to 65K): maximum 2 pages single spaced
Long manuscript (65K and over): maximum 3 pages single spaced
Check the formatting guidelines on the entry form

Entry fee – per entry
$30 (entries within Australia. GST incl.)
$27.27 (entries outside Australia)

Two entries per member are permitted.

Final judge – Joanne Grant, Senior Executive Editor, Harlequin UK

Prizes – 1st – $200, 2nd – $100 , 3rd – $ 75 (plus certificates)

Entry form/conditions
Sample scoresheet
Formatting sample

To enter click here.

Queries – sellingsynopsis@gmail.com