We’re thrilled to announce the finalists in the 2021 Passionate Plume. Thank you to all who entered and especially to our judges. The contest doesn’t exist without you. On June 9 at 6:30 EDT, the Passionate Plume winners will be announced by our President, Ashley Bostock, in a Facebook live session on our public Passionate… see more
The 15th Annual PASSIONATE PLUME CONTEST for Published and Unpublished Works of Erotic Romance is under way! We’ve extended the deadline and are especially in need of submissions for unpublished authors, historical, and scifi/paranormal. This is the romance industry’s ONLY official contest for authors of erotic romance, and for the first time, we have… see more
Passionate Plume is back. After having to cancel the contest last year, the Passionate Ink board is committed to bringing back our contest and recognizing outstanding erotic romance novels published in 2019 and 2020. But that means we need judges. Who should judge? You! Readers of erotic romance. Writers of erotic romance. Lovers of erotic… see more
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Passionate Plume Contest! Our deepest thanks to everyone who entered this year’s Passionate Plume. The quality of the stories submitted this year was incredible! See the full list of winners and finalists here.
We’re pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Passionate Plume Contest! The quality of the stories submitted this year was incredible! See the list of finalists here.
Oooh boy, have we been busy as a chapter! Check out the May 2018 Passionate Ink Newsletter! In the issue, you’ll find: A Message from PI President Nikki Prince; Invitation for Authors of Color and Own Voices meetings at RT and RWA; Judge the 2018 Passionate Plume Finalists; Workshops Update: Director Needed; Pitch Your Work… see more
The deadline for submitting books to the 2018 Passionate Plume Contest is April 15, 2018! Visit our contest page to read the contest rules and definitions, and to find out how to participate in the HOTTEST romance contest in RWA. Not entering this year? We could still use some judges. You can support our contest… see more
Accepting submissions through April 15th! Visit our contest page to read the contest rules and definitions, and to find out how to participate in the HOTTEST romance contest in RWA.
Congratulations to this year’s 16 finalists! ***See the full list on the Plume finalists and winners page.*** The 2016 winners will be announced during the RWA national conference in San Diego. Check back next week to learn who the category winners are and also the recipient of the inaugural “Out of the Bedroom” creative sex… see more
Most Passionate Plume preliminary round judging packets went out via email during the last week of April. Scores have been coming in steadily—thank you, judges!—but we do want to ensure that all books are accounted for. Scores are due back on 5/31, but we understand that sometimes, monkey wrenches get thrown into the works. If… see more