Category: Writing Opportunities

Get ready for another #WritingChallenge!

Hurrah, it’s #WritingChallenge time again! This weekend’s #WritingChallenge is inspired by summertime – we’re in a vacation-y mood! Your hero and heroine are going to have a summer fling…but how (and where!) do they meet? Let your imagination run wild, and we can’t wait to read the entries next week! Happy Writing! The SOLD Editors…

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It’s #WritingChallenge time again!

The SOLD #WritingChallenge is back! This weekend’s creative challenge, should you choose to accept it, is… Give us your best ‘cute meet’ between your hero and heroine. The twist? One of them is a single parent! Have fun, enjoy, and we can’t wait to read them all on Monday! Happy Writing! The SOLD Editors x

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It’s Time For Another…Writing Challenge!

After yesterday’s amazing SYTYCW boot camp, we hope you’re ready to put all the fabulous tips and advice you learnt to the test in this week’s #WritingChallenge! Set up a forced-proximity romance! Over to you on all the delicious details – who, where, how & why! Enjoy, and we can’t wait to read them all on Monday!…

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Author Challenge: Synopsis Critique Results

  Thank you to all the authors who participated in the synopsis challenge! We had such a good time reading through the many quality entries, and we wish you all the best of luck with your submissions. With a range of settings and unique story ideas featuring celebrity chefs,music teachers, cowboys and bookshop owners, you crafted…

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Boot Camp is Back!

Have you heard?  the #SYTYCW15 Boot Camp is back!  We’ve got more character building, plot-thickening and series enlightening posts to help get you and your manuscript ready! Fear not romance writers, the boot camp (despite its name), is not a rigorous physical test, with a scary beef-cake instructor breathing down your neck! The SYTYCW Boot Camp…

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Author Challenge! Submit Your Synopsis

Are you ready for the challenge? Send us your synopsis and you could receive feedback from one of our editors! No one really likes to write a synopsis, but it is a useful tool for editors. We refer back to them throughout the publishing process: when writing memos to recommend the stories to senior editors,…

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It’s Writing Challenge time!

Happy Friday everyone 🙂 It’s #WritingChallenge time! You know what to do…read, write, share and enjoy! It’s the moment your character realizes they’re attracted to – and a little bit in love with – their best friend! What happens? We can’t wait to read your scenes on Monday and are so excited to see which character’s perspective you write…

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It’s #WritingChallenge time!

Hi everyone, Hope you’ve all had a wonderful week! Now, what you’ve all been waiting for – a brand-new writing challenge for you all to enjoy 🙂 It’s the morning after your heroine’s office Christmas party and she wakes up…next to the man she’s been crushing on for the past year! What happens next? Read, write…

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Author Challenge! Page One Critique: Results

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. Results of our First Page Challenge are in! Our team of editors randomly selected five of your first pages – and one bonus first page! Here are their critiques! We enjoyed reading these openings and hope you’ll keep going…

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Author Challenge: Submit your first page!

Read on, and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #sytycw. Are you up for the challenge? From a great opening line to an intriguing character, snappy dialogue to an enticing setting, how will you get the editor to take notice, put down her coffee and clear her appointments for…

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