Sunday, December 27, 2009

The Kiss of Death Chapter presents the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense



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Are you missing a critical element on your "To Do" list? MARK YOUR CALENDARS. THE 2010 DAPHNE DU MAURIER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MYSTERY/SUSPENSE is closer than you think: The Contest begins January 15, 2010 with an eye-blinking deadline of March 15, 2010.

Published Authors do you have a mainstream mystery or romantic suspense with a 2009 copyright? Will 2010 be the year you add the prestigious overall DAPHNE to your writing resume or win your Mainstream Mystery or Romantic Suspense genre?

Unpublished Authors, have you checked out the final round judges who could be reading YOUR Daphne Entry?

CATEGORY (SERIES) ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Patience Smith, Silhouette Intimate Moments & Michelle Grajkowski, Three Seas Literary Agency

HISTORICAL ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Alex Logan, Grand Central Publishing & Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Caleb Sjogren, Tyndale House Publishers & Steve Laube Agency

PARANORMAL (PTTF) ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Heather Osborn, Tor/Forge & Paige Wheeler, Folio Literary Management

SINGLE TITLE ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Margaret Marbury, MIRA/HQN & Stephanie Maclean, Trident Media Group

MAINSTREAM MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Toni Plummer, St. Martin's/Thomas Dunne & Stacia Decker, Donald Maass Literary Agency

Further Details at www.rwamysterysuspense.org
<http://www.rwamysterysuspense.org/>

Interested in judging? To learn our criteria, contact the Overall Daphne Coordinator at bellson@comcast.net (Please note you may not judge the same genre you are entering.)

Questions to 2010 Daphne Coordinator, Donnell Ann Bell -- bellson@comcast.net

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