Romance Writers of America ®

Orange County Chapter

 

2013 Orange Rose Contest For Unpublished Writers

 

MISSION STATEMENT: "To recognize the best unpublished romantic fiction and offer entrants constructive feedback to improve their manuscripts with the goal of publication."

 

 

FINAL ROUND Score Sheet

 

Manuscript Title _______________________________________________________

Submission Category    _____________________ Code # _______  Judge # ________

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Please score each section from 1 (poor) to 10 (outstanding).                                                 

CHARACTERS  (i.e. multi-dimensional, believable)                             SCORE  _________

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CONFLICT  (i.e. plausible, sustainable)                                                SCORE __________

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DIALOGUE (i.e. natural, character-specific)                                        SCORE____________

Comments:  ____________________________________________________________________

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PLOT (i.e. story development, pacing)                                                            SCORE_____________

Comments:  _____________________________________________________________________

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WRITING TECHNIQUES (i.e. voice, setting, narrative)                                 SCORE____________

Comments: ____________________________________________________________________

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SYNOPSIS                                                                                           SCORE ____________

Comments: _____________________________________________________________________

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OVERALL IMPRESSION                                                                    SCORE _____________

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Please record the entrant’s TOTAL SCORE on the front page in the space provided.  70 maximum points possible.

 

Judge’s signature (optional)_______________________________________