Celebrating 30 years of being a preeminent Romance writing contest, the Emily is sponsored by the West Houston Chapter of Romance Writers of America.
The Emily is open only 1 month so don't waste a lot of time or you'll miss this prestigious writing contest.
- Sponsor: West Houston RWA
- Fee: $25 WHRWA members / $35 all others
- Opens: September 1, 2019
- Closes: October 2, 2019, 11:59 pm CT
- Eligibility: unpublished in the category entered
- Entry: First 5600 words, no synopsis
- Categories: Contemporary-Long, Contemporary-Short, Historical, FF/Paranormal, Romantic Suspense, YA
- Judges: First Round Judges: Published in Romance, PAN authors or PRO authors who give positive, helpful feedback
- Final Judges: Two publishing professionals: agent and editor for each finalist
- Top Prize: Solid Sterling Silver Emily Pin and Certificate for winner, $100 Grand Prize.
Many authors started their writing career with being a finalist and/or winner of the Emily. Maybe this year it could be you!