An opportunity to showcase that romantic tension. Enter a 1500-word scene involving your protagonists’ first kiss, plus a half-page set-up.

This contest is now closed.


Opens: 3 February 2020
Closes: 24 February 2020 (Midnight Sydney time)

Eligibility: RWA members in Aspiring and Emerging categories only.

Entry: one scene, depicting the first kiss between your protagonists. Scene can be up to 1500 words (maximum). A 1⁄2 page set up should also be included, which is judged.

Entry fee – $33 per entry (incl GST).
Two entries per person are permitted.

Final Judge – Rachael Donovan from Harlequin

Queries to Contest Coordinator Sara Hartland

Terms & Conditions

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Sample score sheet

Entries for this contest closed at 11.59 pm 24 February AEDT – Sydney time.

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