Passionate Plume


Thursday, March 31, 2022



Entry Fees

$40 to enter if not a member of Passionate Ink.


All finalists and winners are announced on all the Passionate Ink social media platforms as well as in the PI newsletter. First place winners will receive an award with the category, author name, and title of the winning work, and an award graphic for their website/social media. The winner in the Virgin category will be eligible to have their winning 5K word entry included in the next Passionate Ink Anthology as a teaser for their future publication. All others will receive a finalist graphic for their website/social media.


This year marks the sixteenth of the Passionate Plume. The contest is the most inclusive for work erotic fiction, including erotic romance and steamy romance. The contest accepts entries of any length, any combinations of protagonists, and has a category devoted to unpublished authors in addition to the six categories for published authors.

Passionate Ink is an independent not-for-profit organization for authors. We are dedicated to supporting erotic romance and erotic fiction authors and mentoring unpublished authors to become published.

Contact Information

Please the the Contest link on for all the details and a link to enter. For questions, please send an email to [email protected].


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