Ripping Start Finalists!

It’s my great pleasure to announce the finalists in the Romance Writers of Australia 2014 Ripping Start Contest. And they are *drumroll*:

Sarma Burdeu

Jennifer Ensor 

Jo McAlister

Elvina Payet

Cassandra Pennington

Kerrie Ptolemy

Victoria Steele

We had seven make the cut this year as there was a tie for sixth place.

The final round will be judged by Clare Forster of Curtis Brown.

Congratulations and best of luck to all the finalists!

Thanks to Sandra Harris, Leisl Leighton, Margaret Midwood and all of our judges for their role in making the contests run.

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  1. Congratulations to all the finalists!!

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  2. Congratulations! Great effort. Wishing you all the best with the final judge.

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  3. Congratulations! Well done to all of you!

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  4. Congratulations! Good luck with the final judge.

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  5. Some familiar names there! Well done everyone.

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  6. Very excited to be among such talented writers. Congrats to my fellow finalists.

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  7. Brilliant news to all the finalists.

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  8. Congratulations to all of you. And extra lovely to see some of fantastic historical authors on the list.

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  9. Woot! What a great list. And I do know Clare (Forster) LOVES a ripping start so good luck guys.

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  10. Congratulations!!!!!

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  11. Congratulations ladies and all the best for the next round!

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  12. Congratulations to all !!!!!

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  13. Mega congrats to all the finalists. Good luck with Clare Forste.
    A special whooo hooo to Melbourne Romance Writers Guild members Elvina Payet and Sarma Burdeu!!!!

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  14. Cath Evans

     /  October 29, 2013

    Congratulations Kerrie, Sarma, Jo, Jennifer, Elvina, Cassandra and Victoria! Well done on your Ripping Starts!

    Cath xo

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