So, You Think You Can Write?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Want to be the next great romance novelist?Romance If so, your great opportunity has arrived!
 
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Harlequin, the king of romance novel publishers, has an annual contest, “So, you think you can write?” This year, they are teaming up with Wattpad, the world’s largest online community for readers and writers. The outcome?

Harlequin’s five-year-old writing contest… which to date has transformed 30 writers into published authors, is expanding in exciting new ways. You have a chance to get your big break in one of several categories, including:

  • Historical Romance
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Romantic Suspense
  • Sexy Romance
  • Wholesome Heartwarming Romantic Stories
  • Sci-Fi/Futuristic Romance

Procedure

  1. Familiarize yourself with the FAQ and Contest Rules
  2. Join Wattpad by clicking here
  3. Post your manuscript between July 2nd and September 21st[ref]The earlier you submit, the more time you will have to receive feedback from professional readers and to polish your manuscript[/ref]
  4. Visit the contest page
  5. Address any questions to sytycwhelp@harlequin.ca

It will also be helpful to join the free So You Think You Can Write online writers’ conference which takes place September 14-18, 2015. There, you can interact with fellow writers and with Harlequin editors.

And, as Liam Neeson said to Marco from Tropoj… Good Luck!

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