Monday, August 27, 2012

Final Prep for GUTGAA 2012

Quick: Add this to your To-Do By September list:
  1. Polish query
  2. Polish first 150 words
  3. Sign up for the Gearing Up To Get An Agent blogfest
Deana Barnhart

Then, once September hits, you'll be ready to:
  1. Answer questions and hop around the Meet-and-Greet (starting September 3)
  2. Email your polished query and first 150 words (starting September 7) to Deana Barnhart to include in her anonymous Pitch Polish
  3. Get critiques on your pitch (starting September 10)
  4. Enter the Agent Pitch Contest (email your pitch to Deana starting September 14)--1/5 of that contest will be featured on this-here blog, so you KNOW you wanna play (up to 200 can enter)
  5. Root for your favorites as four guest judges troll the entries to pick the 50 finalists (announced September 21)
  6. Watch with baited breath as the 11 agents judge the 50 finalists over at Deana's blog (starting September 24)
  7. Enter the Small Press Pitch Contest (starting September 28)
  8. Rinse and repeat for the Small Press editors
  9. Did I mention random door prizes every Friday?
  10. Learn the winners of the pitch contests on October 12
Are you signed up?

1 comment:

  1. I'm already there! In fact, that's how I came upon your lovely blog. You can count me in as a new follower :)