Tonight, we have news of two opportunities for newbie writers being offered by publishing companies. The first is only for erotic romance writers, but the second is for any genre.
Earlier this week, Sherrill Quinn, my friend and a great writer (see her blog here) did a post on the Fourth Annual Amber Heat Wave Contest. For the fourth year, Amber Quill Press has decided to open its erotic romance imprint up for submissions by writers who have never published with Amber Heat before. Amber Heat does not accept "outside" submissions except during a two-week window each year.
The contest is open to both published and unpublished writers.
The catch is that you only have until Monday night (January 15th) before the window shuts for another year. The good news is that they will accept all sub-genres of erotic romance and varying levels of heat. Story length is between 10,000 and 18,000 words.
If you're interested, you can read the submission guidelines for the contest here.