Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Opportunities in the Great Big ROMANTIC World

Song of the Day: "Until the End of Time" by Justin Timberlake

Hello All! Romance week continues with some opportunities I found. Take a look.

1. Romance Writers of America 30th Annual Conference
    The conference will be held in Orlando, FL on July 28-31. There will be more than 100 workshops, you have the chance to schedule a one-on-one pitch meeting with an acquiring editor or literary agent, and you will learn about publishing. PLUS you will have the chance to attend parties ant network with romance writers. Speakers include Nora Roberts, Jayne Ann Krentz, Sherrilyn Kenyon, and Sabrina Jeffries.    

Entry fees are as follows:

•RWA member early registration fee (until July 1): $425
•RWA member late registration fee: $475
•Nonmember early registration fee (until July 1): $500
•Nonmember late registration fee: $550

For more information visit the link below:

2. Writers' Journal Romance Contest
     The prizes aren't huge amounts of money, but hey, money is money. One first prize winner will receive $250.00. The second prize winner will receive $100.00, and the third prize winner will receive $50.00. They will also have honorable mentions. The first, second, and third place winners will be published in future issues of Writers' Journal. The reading fee is only $7.00 and the contest deadline is July 30, 2010. For the official rules and guidelines click the link below:

Also, Writer's Digest had a feature on websites for writers (don't worry, I'll be sharing those gradually) and here are the top three websites for romance writers:

Good luck and Happy Writing!


  1. Oh, thanks for posting about all these opportunities.

  2. I'll have to consider some of these!

  3. I'll have to consider some of these!

  4. Wow, that's weird how two popped up.