Wednesday, July 20, 2011

WritOnCon Contest Of Awesome!

WriteOnCon is coming soon, but did you know there is an awesomesauce contest happening RIGHT NOW? 

No, not our August M.A. contest (although I will say you should get your pitches polished for August 1st *grins*), but the WriteOnCon gang are doing this:  

WriteOnCon has teamed up with to bring you a VERY special contest to kick off the 2011 Conference. 

A first 500 MG/YA words contest. 
Grand Prize is $1000 AND a chance to have your work considered for representation from literary agent, Catherine Drayton. I AM NOT KIDDING.
When? Contest opens today, and submissions close August 18th. Winner will be announced Thursday, September 8th during a special LIVE WriteOnCon Chat.
So here's how it works.
1. Starting today, email the first 500 words of your completed MG/YA manuscript to
2. After the conference, a team of individuals will vote on all entries and narrow the submissions down to the 
TOP 5.
3. The 
TOP 5 submissions will be posted on where EVERYONE can vote.
4. Requirements? You must be a member of The Reading Room to enter. 
Click here to take care of that.

The grand prize winner will receive 
$1000 cold, hard cash in the form of a gigantic check in the form of a regular-sized check AND a chance for Catherine Drayton to consider your work for representation. 

What are you waiting for? Head on over now. I'll race you.


  1. I saw that. I'm not going to enter. My WIP isn't ready yet. Can't wait for WriteOnCon, though.

  2. This has got to be the coolest thing, ever.


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