Spicy Bites

Our eagerly awaited new erotic romance short story contest! Enter your 3K-5K erotic romance short. Each year we have a ‘theme’, which must feature in the story. All RWA members are eligible to enter.
Tip: You can gain extra marks if the theme is used creatively as an integral part of the story.

Entry : An erotic romance short story 3000-5000 words. The story must be a romance (HEA/HFN) with a sexually explicit storyline. All subgenres.

Theme for 2018: Chains

Opens: 8 January 2018

Closes: Midnight Sydney time, 5 February 2018

Eligibility: all RWA members.

In addition, the top-scoring entries (10-14) as judged by a mix of reader and writer judges will be offered the opportunity to be published in our annual Spicy Bites Anthology.

Each published entrant receives two hard copies of the publication.


Sample Scoresheet

Formatting Example

Spicy Bites Terms & Conditions

Queries: Contact the contest coordinator Jayne  Johnson spicybites@romanceaustralia.com