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Posted on Jul 10, 2015 by Passionate Ink Vice President   No Comments Yet | Posted in Contests · Social

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The summer is finally here and FRW’s Golden Palm Contest is gearing up for a great year.

If you have an unpublished romance story ready for submission, then this is the perfect contest for you, not matter if you are an unpublished writer or a seasoned author.Take on the challenge and send us the first 25-pages of your unpublished manuscript, and you’ll to have the chance, as a finalist, to be judged by lead industry editors and agents. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Our hot lineup of final judges this year include: Contemporary Category:
Editor: Karen Reid, Harlequin
Editor: Allison Caroll, Harlequin
Editor: Victoria Curran, Harlequin
Editor: Rebecca Lucash, Avon Impulse

Historical Category:
Editor:  Marla Daniels, Pocket Books
Editor: Nicole Fischer, Avon Impulse
Editor: Chelsey Emmelhainz, Avon Impulse
Editor: Elle Keck, Avon Impulse

Young Adult/New Adult Category:
Editor: Piya Campana, Harlequin
Editor: Deirdre Mccluskey, Harlequin
Editor: Elana Cohen, Pocket Books (New Adult)
Agent:  Amanda Leuck, Spencerhill Associates (Tentative)

Paranormal Category:
Agent: Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary
Agent: Nalini Akolekar, Spencerhill Associates
Agent: Laura Zats, Red Sofa Literary

So, while you’re making those summer plans, make sure to add “enter the Golden Palm Contest” to your calendar!

Entry is $20 for Florida Romance Writer members and $30 for nonmembers. All entries are read by at least one published judge and the lowest score is dropped. Contest ends August 15th. All information to enter is on


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