The Daphne is Open!
Let the prestigious Daphne Award take your writing career to the next level.
Does the changing industry have you flummoxed? You’re not alone. But while you’re scratching your noggin, and wondering what step to take next in your writing career, there’s still one organization and contest that stands firmly behind the author’s writing–that adds a level of prestige no matter what road you choose to take in your publishing career.
RWA®’s Kiss of Death Chapter presents:
~~ The 2012 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery Suspense ~~
— If you have written a Mystery or Romantic Suspense with a 2011 copyright, see how it stacks up against the best mystery and suspense authors in the industry. Check out the Published part of www.rwamysterysuspense.org
Unpublished Authors — Whether you want to see if you’re on the right track or you’re ready for publication, the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense is known for giving feedback. It’s also well recognized among industry professionals. If you have a Daphne final behind your name, prepare tobe recognized.
Final Round Judges for 2012:
Editor: Dana Hamilton, HQN Intrigue
Agent: Jill Marsal, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
Editor: Megan Records, Kensington Publishing
Agent: Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency
Editor: Emily Rodmell, HQN Love Inspired
Agent: Linda Glaz, Hartline Literary
Editor: Alex Logan, Grand Central Publishing
Agent: Josh Getzler, Hannigan Salky Getzler Agency
Editor: Michelle Vega, Berkley Books
Agent: Amy Boggs, Donald Maass Literary Agency
Editor: Kristin Sevick, Tor/Forge Books
Agent: Christina Hogrebe, Jane Rotrosen Agency
Deadline: March 15, 2012
Announcement of Winners: Winners will be announced at the RWA® National
Conference in Anaheim in July 2012.