Saturday, January 29, 2011

2011 Maggie Award of Excellence

2011 Maggie Award of Excellence
hosted by Georgia Romance Writers

Eligibility
- Open to all RWA published romance novelists who meet RITA® guidelines for eligibility.
- All books must carry a copyright date between January 2010 and December 2010.


Entry Cost:
$20 per book/category

AND

Three (3) copies of entry title for each category


Payment Method:
Check made out to GRW


Deadline:
18 May 2011 - All entries must be received by or before


Full Rules/More Information:
Entry form and full rules at https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=11bLTNmxtY46GdFfCq-UeCfko60fmJljZ6DLYQCKcAmZBPrjf4HKxpOcki4Wh&sort=name&layout=list&num=50


About Event:
http://www.georgiaromancewriters.org/the-maggies/

The Published arm of the Maggie Award is judged by booksellers and librarians. These combined efforts culminate in the presentation of the prestigious Maggie Medallion at the annual Moonlight & Magnolia Conference.

Finalists will be notified by July 16, 2010. First place / highest scored book in each category will receive the prestigious Maggie Medallion. Winners will be announced October 1, 2010, at Moonlight & Magnolias conference.


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Monday, January 24, 2011

Book Cover Lovers

Shiela Stewart's Book Cover Lovers


What She Wants:
  • Cover
  • Blurb
  • Buy Links


By When:
No deadline. This is a continuous promo opp.


Contact Person:
Shiela Stewart - shielas(AT)shaw(DOT)ca


About:
http://bookcoverlovers.blogspot.com/

For information on how to get your books on the blog. She will send you the form to fill out. This is a free service to all authors of every genre, Fiction/non-fiction alike.


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2011 Holt Medallion Contest

2011 Holt Medallion Contest
Virginia Romance Writers


Eligibility:
Entries must be a single work of romance fiction, with an original copyright date (not a release date) of January-December 2010, regardless of format (e-book or print).

Author does NOT need to be a member of RWA® and the publisher need NOT be RWA® eligible.


Entry Cost:
$30 per book/category

AND

Four (4) copies of each book entered (prefer print books be signed)


Payment Method:
Payment can be made via check, money order, or PAYPAL. Make checks payable to VRW.


Deadline:
Entry form and books RECEIVED by or before 31 January 2011


Full Rules/More Information:
http://www.virginiaromancewriters.com/Contests/holt.html

E-mail any questions to Lori Stacy at HOLTMedallion(AT)gmail(DOT)com


About Event:
The Virginia Romance Writers Chapter of the Romance Writers of America® is pleased to announce the 16th Annual HOLT Medallion Competition for the best romantic fiction of 2010

Entries will be received between December 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011

Winners and Merit recipients will be announced in June 2011 and will appear in a full page ad in Romance Writers Report and RTBook Reviews magazine


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Southern Lights March Conference

Southern Lights March Conference
First Coast Romance Writers

How Much:
50 - 75


What Kind:
Books, Postcards, Bookmarks, and other promo items


By When:
01 March 2011


Contact Person:
Vanessa, Conference Chair - vanessakelly(AT)rogers(DOT)com


About Event:
http://www.firstcoastromancewriters.com/?page_id=13

First Coast Romance Writers mini-conference on March 12, with CL Wilson, Tessa Woodward, and Emmanuelle Morgan

We will happily accept any books you can send for raffle baskets and doorprizes, plus postcards, bookmarks, and other promo items. We are expecting between 50 and 75 attendees, but any amount less than that is still welcome.


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Heart of Dixie 14th Annual Romance Readers' Luncheon

Heart of Dixie 14th Annual Romance Readers' Luncheon
(Northern Alabama's RWA Chapter)


How Much:
120


What Type:
Promo of any kind and books


By When:
15 April 2011


Contact Person:
Please contact Kathy at kathybone(AT)aol(DOT)com


About Event:
http://www.heartofdixie.org/luncheon.html

The Heart of Dixie (Northern Alabama's RWA Chapter) will be celebrating our
14th Annual Romance Readers' Luncheon on April 30, 2011, at the Von Braun
Center in downtown Huntsville, AL. Kerrelyn Sparks will be our featured
guest speaker.

We're putting out a call for books and other promo items to put into goodie
bags for our attendees, about 120 each. Anything you'd like to put into the
hands of readers will be welcome.

We're also looking for baskets to raffle as well. If you, your chapter, or
your critique/writing/blog group would like to donate a basket, we'd
appreciate your support.



(From fowarded email with permission to repost granted.)


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