Best Banter Contest

Entry Period: August 1 - September 10 (Midnight EDT)

Six categories:

  1. Unpublished Author - Contemporary

  2. Published Author - Contemporary

  3. Unpublished Author - Historical

  4. Published Author - Historical

  5. Unpublished Author - Otherworldly

  6. Published Author - Otherworldly

Submission entry cannot be contracted, previously published, printed, or posted. A "published author" is  considered previously published, but the work being submitted is new.
  • Otherworldly includes Paranormal,  Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Time Travel, and Steampunk.
  • Finalists will have their work read and judged by a top industry agent or editor.
  • Finalists will receive a "Finalist" badge to display on their websites and social media pages.
  • Winners will receive a "Winner" badge to display on their websites and social media pages.
  • Winners will receive publicity on our social media accounts and RWA forums.

What Is Banter?

noun
  1. the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks."There was much singing and good-natured banter."
verb
  1. talk or exchange remarks in a good-humored teasing way. 'The men bantered with the waitresses."
For the purposes of this contest, banter is the back-and-forth dialogue between two or more characters. It doesn't need to be between the hero and heroine; it can be a dialogue between secondary characters or a lead character with one or more secondary characters.

Judges

Questions? Email mmrwabestbantercontest@gmail.com