The 24th Annual Lone Star Writing Competition deadline is two days away (June 5, 2016).
- Open to all writers – published and unpublished in any category. However, the entry must never have been published in any format (digital or print), and may not be under contract until the close of the contest. Open to RWA and non-RWA members.
- Sponsor: Northwest Houston Romance Writers of America
- Fee: $25
- Categories: Contemporary Series, Fantasy-Futuristic-Paranormal, Historical-Regency, Inspirational Romance, Romantic Suspense, Single Title, Young Adult/New Adult. Each category, except the Single Title is open for Novella or Novel length works.
- Contest Rules: Lone Star Contest 2016 Rules
- Judges include agents as well as editors (Harlequin, Boroughs, Pelican, Soulmate, Entangled, and more).
- Winners will be announced during the Lone Star Conference October 1, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Winners will receive a certificate, a star pin, a seal/banner announcing they are a winner in the Lone Star Writing competition.
I’m a chapter member of Northwest Houston Romance Writers of America chapter. This is a terrific contest and the conference in October is a great way to learn, network, and have a lot of fun.