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

Opens: 5 February 2018
Closes: 26 February 2018.
Entries arriving before or after these dates will not be accepted. Email entries only.

Eligibility: RWA members in Aspiring and Emerging categories only. See the contest conditions, and Contest FAQ, for clarification.

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 – TBA

Queries to Contest Coordinator Heather Garside

Terms & Conditions

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Sample score sheet