Romance is in the Air. . .

ozark romance writers

. . . and the Ozarks Romance Authors (est. 1987) invite you to submit the first chapter (up to 2,500 words) of your unpublished novel plus 200 words of flap copy. Winning submissions earn prizes and a chance to be read by one of the agents or editors serving as the final judges in the Weta Nichols Writing Contest. Competition is open to both published and unpublished authors, but the piece submitted must be unpublished (traditional, self-pub, or e-pub) and not under contract to be published.

Categories include Historical, Contemporary, Paranormal/Sci-Fi and Young Adult/Middle Grade. Entries are open genre and not required to contain romantic tones.

The judges will award three prizes through third place. First place is $75 and a 1-Year ORA Membership; second place $50, and third place $25.

Entry fee is $25.00 per submission, and you may submit up to five entries.

Deadline isJuly 15, 2014

For more information and to enter, please visit:

Local writers are welcome to submit promotional news releases about themselves, their critique groups, and any other writing-related activities of interest to writers in Arkansas and the neighboring states. Submission Guidelines:

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