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The Orange County Chapter of Romance Writers of America is proud to announce that the Book Buyerâ€™s Best Contest for 2017 is now open.
We are looking for entrants as well as preliminary round judges. If you wish to judge please contact the contest coordinators at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This award will showcase the shining excellence of published authors in novella and novel length romance fiction and mainstream fiction with a central romance. The entry deadline is April 15, 2017. The categories are:
Contemporary Series Romance
Contemporary Single Title Romance (Over 70,000 Words)
Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance
Historical & Regency (Both Series and Single Title)
Romantic Suspense & Mystery with romantic elements (Over 70,000 Words)
Paranormal/Time Travel/Fantasy/Futuristic Romance (Both Series and Single Title)
Novella (Specify Category) (Over 15,000 to 40,000)
GLBT entries: Authors are to place their entries in the appropriate category Judging
The preliminary round will be judged by booksellers, librarians and romance readers. First, second and third place will be awarded in each category. Highest score in each category will advance to the final round to be judged by the Top Pick Judge (TBA).