Houston Writers Guild Fall Contest – Closed

Writing Contests — Winners to be Announced at Fall Conference, November 8th

Houston Writer’s Guild’s 2014 Fall Contest!

First place in each category wins $75. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Houston Writers Guild Fall Conference. Everyone will receive score sheets with feedback via email after the winners are announced.
 
Contest Categories
 
MG/YA/NA
Mainstream/Contemporary/Historical
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
Romance/Women’s Fiction
SciFi/Fantasy/Paranormal
Memoir/Nonfiction
Short Story
Poetry

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2014 HWG Annual Genre MS Contest Winners (below)–Congratulations!

ALL ENTRANTS AND WINNERS WILL RECEIVE THEIR SCORE SHEETS WITHIN A WEEK BY EMAIL

First-place winners will receive a certificate and check via mail as well as an opportunity for a 10-minute phone consult with the judge, if they weren’t at the conference to claim their prize.

Children’s/YA/NA
1. TIE

Crash Landing: Sharon Morse

Knockdown: Brenda Beem
2. Halfling: Jacqueline Lipton
3. The Campus Turf Wars: Shelley Daly

Mainstream/Contemporary
1. The Indian Half: Alexandra Chasse
2. American Freefall: Sharon Dotson
3. The Oys and Joys: Marcia Feldt Bates

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller
1. Takeover: Millie Naylor Hast
2. Without Issue: P.M. Dietrich
3. The Memory Box: Eva Natiello

Romance/Women’s Fiction
1. Too Hot to Handle: Heather Young
2. A Lie in a Cafe: Rachel Gillett
3. The Life and Crimes of Blue Sheffield: T.L. Sherwood

SciFi/Fantasy
1. Lisette: John Schwabenland
2. Once a Pirate: Vidya Gopolakrishna
3. Evil’s Unlikely Assassin: Jennifer Windrow

Memoir/NonFiction
1. Running in Heels: Mary Ann McNulty
2. Between the Knife and the Sock: Inder Sandhu
3. Crossing to the Heart: Chandi Wyant