Saturday, February 20, 2010

"Dear Lucky Agent" Contest reminder

Hi all!

Most of you know this already. Just a reminder that the 2nd "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest being held on the Guide to Literary Agents blog ends this coming Sunday, February 21, EST. The category this time is Kids Novels (Middle Grade and Young Adult).

To enter, you must submit the first 150-200 words of your unpblished, book-length work of middle grade or young adult fiction. Entry must be e-mailed with no attachments. Also, you must submit the title of your work and a logline (one-sentence description of the work) with your entry.

***To be eligible to submit, Chuck (the GLA editor) asks that you do one of two things: either mention & link to this contest TWICE through some type of social media (blog, Twitter, Facebook), OR mention the contest once & add Guide to Literary Agents Blog to your blogroll.

FIRST PLACE winner --- critique of 25 pages of your work by your agnt judge, a query critique, and 2 free books from Writer's Digest Books (you get to choose from several choices)

SECOND & THIRD PLACE winners --- critique of 10 pages of your work, and 1 free book from Writer's Digest Books

For complete details & guidelines, click here

Oh yes, the judge for this contest is Jennifer Laughran of the esteemed Andrea Brown Literary Agency

GOOD LUCK to everyone who enters! :)


Emily said...

Hey Crystal,

Thanks for always keeping me in the loop about contests! I'm nominating you for an award on my blog. Come on over to claim it!


Crystal said...

That's so sweet of you, Emily! Thanks so much! I'll be over soon . . . :)

Terri Tiffany said...

I wish I wrote that genre:( Hope you win!!

Crystal said...

Thanks, Terri!

Laura Pauling said...

What a wealth of contest information here! I love meeting other middle grade writers. Thanks for following my blog!


Crystal said...

Thanks for stopping by, Laura! I love meeting other children's writers, too! :)

Jackee said...

I missed this one because I could never decide what to send them. Ha, ha!

I have an award for you on my blog. :)

Slushpile Slut said...

Thanks so much for posting all the contest links...I'm bummed I missed some of them. Wanted to thank you for following my new lil blog and also to tell you The Quote of the Month is awesome...Love it!!! That book sounds like one I would like to read as well!! Keep up the great posts!!