Passionate Plume Judging


Thank you for your interest in judging the Passionate Plume Contest for Published Authors. Passionate Ink’s contest is the only published, all erotic romance award in RWA.

We are now putting together the judge list for our 8th annual contest. Entry deadline for this year’s contest is April 15th, 2013. I anticipate all of the first round entries to be sent to judges the first week of May. The score sheets need to be returned to me no later than May 30th, 2013.

If you are interested in judging the 2013 contest:

1. Email with the subject line “Passionate Plume Judging”

2. Include in the email the following information:

  •  * How many entries are you willing to judge? (A usual packet includes 3 to 5 entries).
  •  * Which category(ies) are you willing to judge? – Historical, Paranormal/Time Travel, Contemporary, Fantasy/Futuristic/Sci Fi and Novella
  •  * Which elements you are willing to judge – BDSM, M/M, F/F, Ménage


Please Note: If you are an author who has entered, or plans to enter the contest, please indicate which genres you entered.

Questions? Email Lauren Smith at