I've spoke plenty on contests in the past so it's no secret that I enter each contest with a specific reason in mind. The Golden Claddagh was no different. My reason may seem a little off with GC, but to me it was sound. I've coveted the 1st place Golden Claddagh pen for a few years. This year was no different. And as I mention above, I came in 2nd which means a silver pen, which is okay since I prefer silver over gold anyway, and since I'm hoping this will have been the last time I am eligible to enter GC, silver is just going to have to be okay.
The only contest left on my horizon is the Golden Heart. I have two, possibly three, manuscripts that I'd love to enter in the Golden Heart, but all of it will depend on finances and how soon I can get this next manuscript polished. Since, I just sent one manuscript off to an agent I shouldn't have a problem finding the time to make my Biblical shine.
Are you planning on entering RWA's Golden Heart? If so which category and how are you preparing your entry?