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The 2018 Passionate Plume Contest is Now Open

Posted on Mar 12, 2018 by Mira Noire   No Comments Yet | Posted in Events · Passionate Plume

Accepting submissions through April 15th! Visit our contest page to read the contest rules and definitions, and to find out how to participate in the HOTTEST romance contest in RWA.

The Passionate Plume Contest is Now Open!

Accepting submissions through April 15th

Get those 2018 books ready and enter now!

Not entering this year? You can still support our contest by helping us recruit judges or by volunteering to read and rate a panel of books. Please use and share this judging signup form.

Got questions about the Passionate Plume? Contact the contest coordinator at

Winners will be announced at Passionate Ink event at 2017 RWA conference in Denver. Winners need not be present.

Contest Rules


Contest is open to all high heat romance books published in 2017. All entries must be previously unpublished in any format prior to 2017 and must possess an original copyright date of 2017. (If the paperback format was released in 2016 and the ebook was released in 2017, 2016 would be the date of first publication and the book would be ineligible for Passionate Plume entry.)


  • Passionate Ink members: $25

  • RWA members: $30

  • Non-members: $35

Submission Categories

Contemporary, Speculative, Historical, Novella

 Enter the contest now!

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