AS BRASS CONTEST RULES
Is your leading lady feisty? Brave in the face of danger? Undaunted by challenging situations?
A free spirit in a conservative world? Then she is right for this contest! Send along a scene that shows your heroine at her
SPONSORED BY: KYOWA Chapter 180 Romance Writers of America
DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2009.
Not contracted/published in book-length fiction in past 5 years. RWA membership not required.
• You may enter more
than one submission. Each entry must be mailed separately.
ENTRY: Any scene up to 10 pages maximum showing your heroine
at her boldest or feistiest (plus optional 1 page set-up, not judged).
Judging will be in two rounds, top five advance to next round.
1st round – trained, PRO, published judges
Final round: Agent, Editor
WHAT TO SUBMIT:
• Completed Official 2009 Bold as Brass Entry form
Four (4) copies of your entry, 11 pages max, including optional 1 page set-up (not judged) in manuscript format:
Cover sheet for each copy of entry with title, your name, address, phone and email
• 81/2" x 11" white paper
1 inch margins
• One font throughout (We suggest Courier 12 pt, or Times New Roman 14 or 12 pt. Nothing smaller
than 12 font)
• Header on each page, which would include title of manuscript and page number
Your name should NOT appear anywhere on the manuscript or optional set-up
• Secure each copy of your entry with
a paper clip or small binder clip —
• Entry fee: $12.00 for KYOWA members $15.00 for non-KYOWA members.
Make Money order or check to “KYOWA Writers”(Do not send cash.)
• Enclose a SASE large enough for
return of your manuscript. We suggest using Priority Mail soft envelopes provided by the Post Office. DO NOT SEND YOUR ENTRY
• Enclose a self-addressed, stamped postcard if you want notification of receipt of
entry by contest personnel. You may enter more than once; however, each entry must be submitted in a separate envelope with
a separate entry form. Do not send folders, binders, etc.
Send all material, in one envelope (per entry), to:
Writers 2009 CONTEST
PO Box 833
Ashland, KY 41105-0833
PRIZES: Top winner will receive $25.oo cash prize and
certificate. Second and third winners will also receive certificate. First Round winners will be notified by April 15, 2009.
Final Round winners announced at Dogwood Writer's Conference, April 25, 2009.
2009 BOLD AS BRASS CONTEST ENTRY FORM
Postmark deadline: March 15, 2009
of Entry: ______________________________________________________
Entry Fee: Check One (1)
$12.00 (KYOWA member) ____$15.00 (Non-KYOWA
all material, in one envelope, (per entry) to:
KYOWA 2009 Contest
PO Box 833
Ashland, KY 41105-0833
Bold As Brass Checklist:
Completed and signed entry form
Four (4) copies of manuscript (up to 11 pages with optional one-page set-up)
Entry Fee, checks made payable to KYOWA Writers.
One (1) cover page with: title, your name, address, phone and email
SASE for return of manuscript and score sheets
SAS postcard for Entry confirmation (Optional)
Postmarked by March 15, 2009
I read and understand the rules of the 2009 Bold as Brass Contest. I realize and accept manuscript judging is subjective
and agree to abide by the decisions of judges/contest officials. I shall hold harmless KYOWA, contest personnel and judges,
for any and all disputes arising from scores, critiques, contest rulings, or decisions and/or disputes arising from circumstances
beyond the control of contest officials.
Signature: ______________________________________ Date:__________________
This space for contest officials:
Entry Number: ______________
Date received: _______________ Date returned to contestant: _____________
Judging Panel assigned: ____________ Date sent to judges: ___________
Confirmation sent: _______
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