2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest WINNERS Are:

Out of the Box Everlasting by Jennifer Theriot for Contemporary Series
Curvy Diversion by Aidy Award for Best Man Chest
The Chocolate Cure by Roxanne Snopek for Sweetest Cover
Catering to His Needs by Rose C. Carole for Erotic
How to Unbreak A Heart by Jennie Marts for Novella
Craving by Helen Hardt for Contemporary Single Title
Mercenary by Michelle Mannon for Romantic Suspense
Sophie’s Voice by Helen Hardt for Historical
Once Upon A Kiss by Anthea Sharp for Paranormal
Paper Love by Aubrey Wynne for Inspirational
Nothing Stays the Same by Catherine Chant for Young Adult


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2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest for Published Authors

Colorado Romance Writers (CRW) is pleased to announce the Rocky Mountain Cover Contest. Romance novels with an original 2016 or 2017 copyright date are eligible to enter. Judges include romance-loving readers, booksellers, and authors.

2017 Categories

The 2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest accepts jpg entries in the following categories:
•Contemporary Series
•Contemporary Single Title
•Romantic Suspense
•Paranormal/Time Travel/Futuristic/Fantasy
•Young Adult w/Romantic Elements
•Best Man Chest
•Sweetest Cover
•Hottest Couple Cover
•Erotic Romance
•New Adult

Send all cover art and entry forms to:

First: Fill out the form

2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest Entry Form

Don’t have a printer or want to enter online? Click here.

Second: Finish and Pay

Click on “register here” above. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Add to Cart” in the lower right corner. Finish and pay.

THIRD: Email Cover Art and form to Mary Guida:

Entry Rules and Information

Submission opens June 15th, 2017 AND ends August 30th, 2017.

The 2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest has adopted the following contest rules:
1.Entries must have an original copyright date of 2016 or 2017.
2.An official entry consists of a jpg
3.An official, completed form, and must be filled out with which category.•The $15.00 entry fee, paid via PayPal or check/money order.•If paying by check or money order, make payable to Colorado Romance Writers.
•If paying via PayPal, include your name, book title, and category in the form’s “Optional Instructions” section.

4.Titles must be entered into one category only. No double entries allowed.
5.Authors may enter multiple titles, as long as each title meets the entry qualifications.
6.In lieu of three (3) final published copies of a print book, CRW will accept advance or bound galley copies.
7.The contest Coordinator reserves the right to disqualify any entry if all rules are not fully met.


The 2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest has adopted the following submission guidelines:
1.All entries must be received by the deadline of Monday, July 31st, no exceptions.
2.Send your entry to the Coordinator managing the category you’re entering.
3.Do not submit prior to June 15th.


The 2017 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest will award the following prizes:
•Winners will be on the website and will have their covers listed in an add.

•Will be sent to all members
•It will be open to anyone.