Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Agent-judged Contest for Adult Fiction

In case you haven't heard...


Suzie Townsend of FinePrint Literary Management has graciously agreed to judge an adult fiction contest on the Query Tracker blog. (For completed manuscripts only!)

What to enter: A Twitter-style pitch (140 characters or less, including spaces.)

Entries WILL NOT be capped. (Yay!)

Entry period will be 24 hours: From noon Tuesday, July 6 - noon Wednesday, July 7.

These are the genres Ms. Townsend will be judging:

  • Adult Science Fiction
  • Adult Fantasy
  • Adult Urban Fantasy
  • All subgenres of Adult Romance
  • Adult Thriller

To enter this contest:

1. You must have a free QueryTracker membership
2. You must be a follower of the QueryTracker blog
3. Your submission will be accepted onthe submission form (won't be available until the contest opens)
4. DO NOT EMAIL YOUR SUBMISSION DIRECTLY TO THE AGENT. You will be disqualified if you do.

Helpful links on pitching:

At Elana Johnson's blog
From literary agent Laura Rennert, on building your pitch.
Literary agent Rachelle Gardner reveals secrets of a great pitch.
Literary agent Chris Richman has a word about pitches and what makes them work.


Unknown said...

Good Luck to everyone entering!!! Have fun!!!

Jemi Fraser said...

My ms doesn't fit the categories, but I'm going to check it out anyway. What a terrific idea :)

M.R.J. Le Blanc said...

Ah I wish I had something to enter - FinePrint is on my query list. Still going to check it out too.

Jessica Nelson said...

Hmmm, I'll have to go check it out. I write inspy romance, which I'm not sure she means even though all subgenres are mentioned.
Thanks for the info!

Suzette Saxton said...

Fineprint is a great agency. Thanks for tweeting this! Wishing you all the best of luck.

Katie said...

Great contest!

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