Voting has closed for the Top 3 Finalists in Harlequin’s SYTYCW 2012 Writing Contest!

A big thank you to everyone for stopping by, reading all three manuscripts and casting your vote.

The first place winner—and recipient of a series publishing contract with Harlequin!—will be announced November 29.

Meantime…want to chat about your writing with others—or ask a question? Go to 50 Editors, visit our Facebook page or follow the hashtag #sytycw2012 on Twitter.

Don’t forget to check out all the archived posts, podcasts, blogs and more on There’s tons of solid advice for writers. Visit and join the Harlequin Community Boards to keep in touch with fellow writers, authors and editors.

One last note of encouragement… Over 60 writers who originally entered the SYTYCW contest have been contacted by the Harlequin editors—and asked to either submit a full manuscript or revise the project. Stay tuned!