The 2018 Fabulous Five Writing Contest, WisRWA’s chapter contest for unpublished authors and authors who have not been published in novel length fiction in five years is open for entries!
An entry consists of the opening pages of your unpublished novel, up to 2,500 words.
You can enter in any of the seven categories:
Categories will be capped at thirty-five (35) entries. Any submissions received after a category has been capped will be returned.
Entry fee is $18 for WisRWA members, $25 for non-members.
The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2018
Any entries received after 11:59 PM (Central Standard Time) on March 1, 2018 will be returned.
All entrants will be entered into a drawing to receive a detailed critique from a WisRWA published author. See below for more information.
Here’s our lineup of categories and judges for 2018:
|Contemporary||Alycia Tornetta, Entangled Publishing
Ann Leslie Tuttle, Dystel, Goderich & Bourret
|Historical||Norma Perez-Hernandez, Kensington Publishing Corp
Nikki Terpilowski, Holloway Literary Agency
|Inspirational||Nicola Martinez, Pelican Book Group
Julie Gwinn, Seymour Agency
|Mackenzie Walton, Carina Press
Samantha Wekstein, Writers House Literary Agency
|Romantic Suspense||Kristine Swartz, Penquin Random House
Cori Deyoe, 3 Seas Literary Agency
|Women’s Fiction||Margaret Johnston, Sourcebooks
Dorian Maffei, Kimberley Cameron & Associates
|Young Adult/New Adult||Ashley Hearn, Page Street Publishing
Veronica Park, Corvisiero Literary Agency
Thank you to our published members providing critiques: Jennifer Trethewey, Sara Dahmen, Tina Susedik, Amy Sandas, Cheryl Yeko, Mary Jo Schiebl, Tessa McFionn, Lois Greiman, and Barbara Raffin!
Winners of the FREE Workshop Registration and the Detailed Critiques will be notified when finalists are announced.
Any questions? Please contact the Fabulous Five Contest Coordinator: Molly Maka at fabfive @ wisrwa.org.
For more information: