Friday, 24 January 2014

Harlequin Passions - Aspiring Authors Auditions 2013

Hey! It’s Friday night and I guess all of you out there are ready to spend your weekend either lazing around in your beds or partying with your friends. Sounds tempting, right? But I have another option for you. Why don’t you start writing that one book which you have always wanted to write but “never got enough time ” to start with it because of hectic office schedule, family commitments or school runs. Well now is the time to put end to all of your excuses and set your eyes on that one publishing opportunity which could actually change your life forever.
Harlequin India is back with the yet another amazing opportunity for aspiring writers. Harlequin announces annual Passions - Aspiring Authors Auditions 2013 for romance and general fiction aspiring authors. This year the renowned publishing house has opened the doors for general fiction writers too. This year’s judges are renowned authors themselves – noted author and columnist, Shobhaa De and Mills & Boon global author from India, Shoma Narayanan.
Budding writers can submit a 100 word synopsis and first few chapters of their original story in no more than 5,000 words on or before February 7, 2014 on Writers in the general fiction category should also submit a detailed plot outline of 500 words. The winners will be rewarded with an assured editorial mentorship that will help them turn their ideas into best-selling fiction books and the possibility of a publishing contract. 
Past editions of the Passions contest, have led to the discovery of several new voices for the Mills & Boon imprint. These authors, such as Milan Vora, Shoma Narayanan, Aastha Atray, Ruchi Vasudeva, Adite Banerjie, have published Mills & Boon novels set in India.
To submit your entries go to this link:

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