Friday, March 25, 2011

Anything Goes Friday

Are you unpublished?  You could win £1,000 or a runner-up prize of £100 by entering a synopsis and the first chapter of your novel in the 2012 Harry Bowling Prize for New Writing Contest.  The judges are looking for urban settings, great characters, romance and drama.  The deadline for entries is 30th September 2011.  For more information, rules, entry forms and comments from past winners visit


A year of mentorship with bestselling Australian romance author Valerie Parv is up for grabs again.  Just send an 800 word synopsis and the first 12,500 words of your category or single title manuscript by 8th April 2011 to be in the running.

For more information click here.


Have you heard of Operation: Auction?  In just days it will be launched on eBay to help raise money for one of the romance community’s own.  There’s some fantastic items up on the block including editorial critiques, author critiques, the opportunity to have a character named after you in an author’s next book, meet and greets with editors, gift baskets, book trailer designs, advertising, autographed books, complete book series and gift certificates.

There’s something for everyone and it’s for a great cause!  The auction will start March 27 and close April 1.  You can book mark the auction site here.

Donations are also welcome and can be made via PayPal on the Operation: Auction website.

For more information on the prizes and cause click here.

Have a great weekend!


Nas said...

Thanks for the heads up, Lacey. It all sounds so awesome and it's for a good cause, after all.

Suzanne Ross Jones said...

Thanks for the links, Lacey.