April 14, 2012

Northwest Houston RWA announces The 20th Annual Lone Star Writing Competition.


Northwest Houston RWA announces The 20th Annual Lone Star Writing Competition.
The contest is now open for entries.  The Lone Star Writing Competition is one of the few contests with two published authors and one unpublished author judging the first round.  Finalists will be sent to BOTH an agent and an editor for judging. In addition they will be sent to an epublishing editor.
NEW !!! Special Prize !!!      All entrants will be entered into a drawing for a 50 page edit by one of NWHRWA’s published authors. There will be 7 winners, one for each category.
EARLY BIRD ENTRY FEE:  $5 discount on all entries submitted by midnight May 26, 2012; $15 for NWH members/$20 non-NHW members. 
Entry fee: After May 26, 2012 - $20 NWH members; $25 non-NWH members.
All electronic this year. Entries must arrive via email by midnight June 9, 2012. Any entries received after the deadline will be deleted unopened.
Winners will receive a custom made sterling silver pin and a website banner !!!! 
For more information including rules, the score sheet, and entry form, see our new, updated website at  www.nwhrwa.com.
Eligibility: Unpublished may enter any category.  Published may enter any category in which they're not published, or in which they've not been contracted for five years. Open to RWA and non-RWA members.
Ann James
Northwest Houston 2nd VP
Lone Star Contest Coordinator

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