2019 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest for Published Authors



Best Erotic: Twelfth Floor by Monica Corwin
Best Man Chest: Bite Me by Aidy Award
Best Paranormal: Hands of the Healer by Allie Marie
Sweetest Cover:  Taking Chances by Leah J. Busboom
Best Contemporary: Shattered by Helen Hardt
Best Young Adult: The Sloop Rules by Melanie Hooyenga
Best Romantic Suspense: Every Deep Desire by Sharon Wray
Best Historical: Forgiving Rex by Sue Heasley

Colorado Romance Writers (CRW) is pleased to announce the Rocky Mountain Cover Contest. Romance novels with an original date of 2018 or 2019 copyright date are eligible to enter. Judges include romance-loving readers, booksellers, and authors.

2018 Categories:

The 2018 Rocky Mountain Cover Contests only accepts jpg entries in the following categories:

• Contemporary Romance
• Erotic Romance
• Romantic Suspense
• Historical
• Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance
• Paranormal/Time Travel/Futuristic/Fantasy
• Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements
• Young Adult Romance
• Best Man Chest
• Hottest Couple
• Sweetest Cover

 2019 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest

Sponsor: Colorado Romance Writers
Fee: $ 15
Deadline: September 30, 2019
Entry: JPG covers only for novel and novella published from August 2018 to June 2019.
Copy Right 2018 or 2019
Final Judges: Published authors and romance readers


To enter follow these steps:

First: Fill out the form

2018 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest Entry Form

SEcond: Finish and Pay

THIRD: Email Cover Art and form to Mary Guida:


Entry Rules and Information

Cover Contest

Submission opens June 7th, 2019and ends September 30th, 2019.

The 2019 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest had adopted the following contest rules:

1. Entries must have an original copyright date of 2018 or 2019.
2. All official entries must include a jpg (no exceptions).
3. An Official completed form must be filled out. Entries must have the specific category marked and evidence of payment to CRW via Paypal.
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. The contest Coordinator reserves the right to disqualify any entry if all rules are not fully met.


The 2018 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest has adopted the following submission guidelines:

1. All entries must be received by the deadline of Sunday, September 30th, no exceptions.
2. Send your entry to Rocky Mountain Cover Coordinator.

  • Under awards, change 2018 to 2019

The 2018 Rocky Mountain Cover Contest will award the following prizes:
• Winners will be on the CRW website and will have their covers listed in the Romance Writers Report.
• Winners will receive a badge that they were a winner and can use it as they wish.


• Covers will be sent to all members and a link will be provided so authors can promote their covers