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We need judges for the 2017 Marlene Contest. 

Judges work from home on their own schedule, reviewing between 4 and 10 manuscripts.  (The quantity is up to the judge.)  All manuscripts are reviewed electronically, with judging taking place between January 17 and February 28.  Judges choose the category they want to review, and the categories are:

Contemporary Series Romance
Contemporary Single Title Romance
Erotic Romance
Historical Romance
Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Paranormal Romance
Romantic Suspense
Young Adult Romance

To sign up, complete the Judges’ Registration Form, and our judge coordinator will be in touch soon.