Over Christmas break I was busy compiling the score sheets for Chesapeake Romance Writers’ “Finish the Damn Book” Contest. We had almost four times more entries this year as last, making our 2013 contest a definite success.
The finalists have been notified and the entries sent off to the category Finals Judges so I thought I’d make an announcement here to let you all know the great writers we had enter this year.
CONTEMPORARY CATEGORY: Penny Barber, Editor Kensington/Lyrical
Rules for Burning by Chloe Carson
Under Your Charms by Claire Evans
The Prisoner by Crystal Joy Schneck
MAINSTREAM W/ ROMANTIC ELEMENTS CATEGORY: Marie Lamba, Agent Jennifer di Chiara Literary Agency
Pulse by Lisa Sullivan
Unforgettable by Carrie Christie
Warrior Spirit by Carol Rubright
HISTORICAL CATEGORY: Jordy Albert, Agent Booker Albert Literary Agency
My Reckless Love by Melissa Limoges
Beauty and the Barbarian by Amy Jarecki
Destiny’s Dagger by Karen Woodward
PARANORMAL CATEGORY: Amanda Barnett, Editor The Wild Rose Press
Walking Through Fire by Carolyn Bahr
Divergent Bloodline by TJ Shaw
Stealing Time by Bill Haggart
YA/NA CATEGORY: Deb Smith, Editor Belle Books, Inc.
Becoming by Karen Y. Bynum
Broken by Kary Rader
The Fairy Godmother Rule Book by Sarah Vance-Tompkins
Congratulations to all our finalists and a great big THANK YOU to all those who entered. We will announce the winners of the 2013 “Finish the Damn Book” Contest at the February 9th meeting of Chesapeake Romance Writers.