Contest Finalists 2018

Pacific Hearts Award Finalists (for Unpublished Writers)

The finalists for the 2018 Pacific Hearts Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Ashlee Dolamore
Amy Paulussen
Adrienne Smith

Congratulations and best of luck with the final round of judging.

Chapter Short Story Finalists

The RWNZ is thrilled to be able to announce the finalists for the 2018 Chapter Short Story Contest.

They are as follows (in alphabetical order):
Susie Frame
Kellie Hailes
Jackie Rutherford (x2)
K.A. Servian
Yvonne Walus (x2)

Congratulations everyone and best of luck in the final round!

Daphne Clair de Jong First Kiss Finalists

It gives RWNZ great pleasure to announce the finalists in the First Kiss Contest. They are (in the order their entries were received):

Kendra Delugar.
Stephanie Ruth (x2)
Lyssa Randolph
Susan Frame

Please join me in congratulating them!

Great Beginning Contest – Finalists 2017-2018

The RWNZ is thrilled to be able to announce the finalists for the 2017 Great Beginnings Contest.

They are as follows (in alphabetical order):
Catherine Hudson
Ashley Logan 
Erin Moira O’Hara
Jennifer Raines (x2)

Congratulations everyone and best of luck in the final round!

We had an unprecedented number of entries this year, so we want to give a huge shout out to all the judges who made running this competition possible (we literally could not do it without you).

And the winners are….

Editor’s choice:

1. Conquering Nick / Jennifer Raines

2. Finding Solace / Catherine Hudson

3. Taylor’s Law / Jennifer Raines

4. Beyond Heat / Ashley Logan

Agent’s choice:

1. Conquering Nick / Jennifer Raines

2. Taylor’s Law / Jennifer Raines

3. Beyond Heat / Ashley Logan

4. Finding Solace / Catherine Hudson

 

A special thanks to our professional judges:

Editor: Kathleen Scheibling

Executive Editor, Harlequin Global (Toronto Office)

Agent: Elaine Spencer

The Knight Agency

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