Welcome to the Orange County Chapter/RWAâ€™s 32nd annual Orange Rose Contest for Unpublished Writers! This yearâ€™s contest will be bigger and better than ever, with a revamped score sheet and final round judging by acquiring editors and agents. Have a look at this fantastic roster:
Also new this year: Finalists are chosen by their overall score in each category, so weâ€™ll have a first, second and third-place winner in each category. The contest deadline is April 15, 2015, so polish up those opening pages (maximum 35 pages including a synopsis, electronic submission) and check out all the contest rules and other details at www.occrwa.org/orangerosecontest . While youâ€™re there, read the story of the Charlotte Award (our top prize) and donâ€™t miss the informative editor/agent Q & A blogs and stories from past contest winners and finalists. Make the Orange Rose Contest for Unpublished Writers your goal for 2015. You wonâ€™t want to miss out on this one!
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