I have read and understood the Conditions of Entry for this contest. I certify that I am the original author of the entry/entries and that at time of submission the manuscript/s from which my entry/entries are taken is/are not commercially available, has/have not been accepted for publication, and has/have not won the First Kiss, Emma Darcy, Emerald or Valerie Parv Awards. I further certify that I have no works of novel-length fiction (40K+) commercially available or accepted for publication.
I understand that ideas and titles cannot be copyrighted. I accept that the contest judging is subjective and agree to abide by the decisions of the readers, judges, sponsors, and/or contest officials regarding selection and judging both in regard to my entry and to the choice of finalists and winner.
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