Friday, July 13, 2007

Gather The Romance Authors is looking to find the great american romance novelist (my words). The company has teamed with Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster) to launch a writing contest, the winner of which will win a publishing contract.
Would-be novelists have until late August to submit manuscripts to, and members will have a say in selecting the winner, the company said.

Some of you will recall that launched a similar competition earlier this year that resulted in a mystery writer winning a contract.

In this case, I doubt they will get anything like the kind of substantial and repeat participation that Harlequin gets from their site. More on this next week.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well, the "American Idol" for writers was a bust. Literally thousands of people left, it was so poorly run (cheating, allowed vote saturation, etc.)

Just look at this: