Monday, July 9, 2012

Reminders: Query and Pitch Contests Today

Today from 6:00 am EST through 3:00 pm EST is the Christmas in July contest hosted by  Michelle Krys and Ruth Lauren Steven. If you want to play, send your query and first 500 words to lottiehumphries14 (at) yahoo (dot) co (dot) uk--but go to one of their blogs to get proper formatting instructions first. The best 20 entries will get feedback from Michelle and Ruth before being shown to 10 participating agents.

Also today from 9:00 am EST through midnight tomorrow is a Pitch Contest at Writerly Rejects. If you want to play, send an email to writerlyrejects (at) gmail (dot) com with your title, name, genre, and 3-5 sentence pitch. The best 20 entries will be forwarded to Claire Anderson-Wheeler, a new agent with Anderson Literary Management. Winner will get a full manuscript critique from Claire.