Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I'm a guest blogger and "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest Details

Head on over to Dawn's blog to read an excerpt from Book II in my Kingdom of Arnhem series, Knight of Glory.



HOW TO SUBMIT
E-mail entries to sixthagentcontest@gmail.com. Please paste everything. No attachments. 
WHAT TO SUBMIT
The first 150-200 words of your unpublished, book-length work of urban fantasy or paranormal (adult fiction and/or YA fiction are both accepted; no "high fantasy" with dragons, elves or other planets please). You must include a contact e-mail address with your entry and use your real name. Also, submit the title of the work and a logline (one-sentence description of the work) with your entry.
Please note: To be eligible to submit, I ask that you do one of two things: 1) Mention and link to this contest twice through your social media—blogs, Twitter, Facebook; or 2) just mention this contest once and also add Guide to Literary Agents Blog (www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blogto your blogroll. Please provide link(s) so the judge and I can verify eligibility. Some previous entrants could not be considered because they skipped this step!
CONTEST DETAILS
      1. This contest will be live for approximately fourteen days—from Sept. 22 through the end of Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, EST. Winners notified by e-mail within three weeks of end of contest. Winners announced on the blog thereafter.
      2. 
To enter, submit the first 150-200 words of your book. Shorter or longer entries will not be considered. Keep it within word count range please.
      3. 
This contest is solely for completed book-length works of urban fantasy and paranormal romance (both YA and adult novels are accepted).
      4. 
You can submit as many times as you wish. You can submit even if you submitted to other contests in the past, but please note that past winners cannot win again.
      5. 
The contest is open to everyone of all ages, save those employees, officers and directors of GLA's publisher, F+W Media.
      
6. By e-mailing your entry, you are submitting an entry for consideration in this contest and thereby agreeing to the terms written here as well as any terms possibly added by me in the "Comments" section of this blog post. (If you have questions or concerns, write me personally at literaryagent@fwmedia.com. The Gmail account above is for submissions, not questions.)
PRIZES!!!
Top 3 winners all get: 1) A critique of the first 10 pages of your work, by your agent judge. 2) A free one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com.
MEET YOUR (AWESOME) JUDGE!

Marisa A. Corvisiero is a literary agent
at the L. Perkins Agency in NYC.

4 comments:

salarsenッ said...

I love these contests. I just need to get myself ready. Thanks for the link.

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

Great contest...Too bad it's not for picture books...

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Sorry, I tried several times to go to Dawn's blog, but Blogger kept hanging up on the Content Warning page.

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