this is a page for

Browsing Tag: Contest

THE HUSTLER is a Daphne Finalist!

I almost didn’t answer my phone this morning when a call came in from an unfamiliar New Jersey number. Almost. Curiosity got the better of me though, and thank goodness it did. The call was from Marnee Blake, a contest coordinator from the RWA Kiss of Death chapter, letting me know that THE HUSTLER is a finalist in…

Want to Enter a RWA Chapter Contest? Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

If you’re a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA), you’ve probably seen notices for the myriad RWA chapter contests that are offered throughout the year. Perhaps you’ve even thought about entering a few. But where to begin? What’s the point of a contest? Which one(s) should you enter? For those…

Motivation to Reach the Finish Line

Revising a manuscript can be a torturous, soul-sucking experience. At least it feels that way when you’re in the thick of it. Motivation wanes, and Netflix starts to look mighty tempting…which is why I was so pleased to learn that my romantic suspense work-in-progress, THE HUSTLER, recently finaled in two more RWA chapter…

Sheila Contest Win Makes Three

This has been a terrific year for Angie Hockman’s romantic suspense novel, THE HUSTLER! Angie submitted THE HUSTLER to several RWA chapter contests this spring, and in addition to winning Utah RWA’s Great Beginnings contest and Chicago-North RWA’s Fire & Ice contest, Angie’s manuscript recently placed first in the romantic suspense…

The HUSTLER’s on Fire…and Ice!

Angie Hockman is delighted to announce that her entry THE HUSTLER placed 1st in the romantic suspense category of Chicago-North RWA’s esteemed 2016 Fire and Ice Contest! She was so pleased to be able to attend the Chicago-North Spring Fling Conference where she accepted the award during the Gala Dinner. &nbsp…

Hat Trick for THE HUSTLER

What’s better than finaling in two RWA chapter contests? How about three! In addition to winning Utah RWA’s Great Beginnings Contest and finaling in Chicago-North RWA’s Fire and Ice Contest (rank TBA), Angie Hockman is thrilled to announce that the THE HUSTLER is a finalist in the long contemporary category of Virginia RWA…

THE HUSTLER Finals Again!

Angie Hockman’s THE HUSTLER is a finalist in the romantic suspense category of Chicago-North RWA’s 2016 Fire & Ice Contest. Finalists consist of the top three entries in each category based on the numerical average of the scores from preliminary round judges. Angie’s submission is currently being read by both a literary agent and editor…