• VACATION IN PARADISE

  • VACATION IN PARADISE Contemporary Romance Contest – OV-NWA OH Division.

    Let’s celebrate the month of love and Valentine’s Day.  Create the most romantic vacation spot where two strangers could meet.  They are instantly and fiercely attracted to each other.  Then make everything go all wrong.  Make readers feel the sparks between the couple.  In their hearts, he wants her – she wants him.  Circumstances and misunderstandings get in the way.  Make it impossible for them to chose to get together, then create the pathway that makes it happen.  10,000-word count (a bit flexible).  Prizes: First Prize: $100, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. Second Prize: $75, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. Third Prize: $50, Trophy and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers. No minimum or maximum for Honorable Mentions. HM Prizes: Plaque and Offered Announcement in winner's local newspapers.  Deadline: Post Mark must be no earlier than first day of February and no later than last day of March.  Judges Deadline: April 15.  Awards will be mailed out no later than April 20.  To enter, click on the link below to go to the entry form.  Make sure to have your story, your entry form and your $15 money order (no checks) in your envelope before mailing.

    Tips:  Read at least 1 contemporary romance with a vacation setting to get a feel of what we want.
    Options: Options:  Story can have implements of a GHOST or CHRISTIAN influence/POV.

    Judges:  3-member panel and Guest Judge: (to be determined, check back)

    Vacation In Paradise Contemporary Romance Contest Entry Form