Category Archives: writing contests

Meet Novelist Angela Bell

Angela Bell was a 2010 Genesis finalist and the winner of A Novel Writing Site’s fiction contest in the student category. Her science fiction tales are set in various planets across the galaxy. Angela resides in Edinburg, Texas with her … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist CJ Eernisse Chase

Award winning novelist CJ Eernisse Chase writes “Intrigue of the Past, Inspiration for the Present.” A six-time Golden Heart® finalist who was the 2010 winner in the inspirational category (!), she loves to set her romantic suspense stories in historical … Continue reading

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Saturday Special: Marie-Claude Bourque Sold!

Marie-Claude Bourque, winner of the American Title V contest, spent six months of her life vying for the ultimate prize of publication. Her debut novel, Ancient Whispers, will be published by Dorchester in June. Marie-Claude writes dark paranormal romance and … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Laura Navarre

In her other life, Laura Navarre is a diplomat who’s lived in Russia and works on weapons of mass destruction issues. In the line of duty, she’s been trapped in an elevator in a nuclear power plant and has stalked … Continue reading

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Are Contests Worth the Cost?

For me, contests have paid off in a big way, and I’ve become an advocate of cruising the Contest Circuit. Here’s why . . . The first contest I entered was the 2006 Golden Heart®. I’d been writing less than … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Stacy Monson

Stacy Monson writes award-winning Contemporary Romance and Women’s Fiction. Her current story, Finding Grace, has already met with success on the contest circuit. Plymouth, Minnesota, a northwestern suburb of the Twin Cites (Minneapolis and St. Paul) about twenty minutes from … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Angi Morgan

Angi Morgan is an 11th generation Texan who utilizes her strong heritage to create passionate characters willing to risk everything for the one they love. Her debut novel, Hill Country Hold Up, which was a Romance Writers of America® Golden … Continue reading

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