January Contests!

The new year brings great contests! Here is a link to a some of them. These contests were gathered by www.subitclub.wordpress.com

Be sure to check out their blog for more contests.

1/1 – 1/31: Highlights Fiction Contest – Short stories up to 800 words. No crime, violence, or derogatory humor. Manuscripts or envelopes should be clearly marked FICTION CONTEST. Those not marked in this way will be considered as regular submissions to Highlights. (Entrants must be at least 16 years old at the time of submission.)


1/8: Pitch Wars Twitter Pitch Party – Tweet your 140-character pitch, including the hashtag #PitMad, between 8am and 8pm EST. (If you are a contestant in Pitch Wars, please do not pitch your ms during this Twitter Pitch Party!) Open to all genres & categories. (To prepare for the best Twitter Pitch Party experience possible, please read this post by Literary Agent Julia Weber with some great Dos & Don’ts for pitch contests!)

1/18: Sun vs. Snow – Submissions will start on Saturday, January 18th at noon Eastern time and last until 8:00 pm Eastern time on Sunday, January 19th. Entries will include title, genre, word count, full query and first 250 words. There will also be a special question to be answered about Sun or Snow. (More details in the submission post to come in January.) Open to Adult, NA, YA, and Middle Grade genres. (For a chance to win a FREE PASS into the contest, check out this post before January 6th!) Use the hashtag #sunvssnow to stay up to date on contest information.{NEW UPDATE: PICTURE BOOKS ARE ALLOWED BUT ACCORDING TO THE HOST ARE A LONGSHOT}

These are a few contests I will be entering January. Stop by www.subitclub.wordpress.com to check out some others.


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