The 2016-17 Emily Contest
Sponsor: West Houston RWA
Fee: $25 WHRWA members / $35 all others
Entry Dates: 9-1-16 through 10-2-16
Enter the first 5,600 words of your unpublished manuscript (no synopsis!) in any of our 6 categories for excellent first-round feedback and top final round editor and agent judges.
Categories and Final Judges:
Contemporary Romance – Long – Editor Danielle Marshall, Amazon / Lake Union Publishing, and Agent Paige Wheeler, Creative Media Agency, Inc.;
Contemporary Romance – Short – Editor Brenda Chin, Entangled Publishing LLC, and Agent Carrie Pestritto , Prospect Agency;
Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Romance – Editor Angela James, Harlequin Enterprises, and Agent Moe Ferrara, BookEnds Literary Agency;
Historical Romance – Editor Janet Clementz, Soul Mate Publishing, and Agent Patricia Nelson , Marsal Lyon Literary Agency;
Romantic Suspense – Editor Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks, and Agent Elaine Spencer, The Knight Agency;
Young Adult Romance – Editor Alice Jerman, Harper Collins, and Agent Tricia Skinner, Fuse Literary.
Category winners earn a certificate and a silver pin, and are eligible for $100 Best of the Best Prize.
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