Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Chick Lit Contest

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Get Your Stiletto In The Door -- Chick Lit Writers of the World

$10 Chick Lit Members; $20 RWA Members; $30 Non-Member

Deadline: June 15

Has your manuscript been shredded in other RWA contests because it's not quite romance? Do you write fun, sassy, contemporary fiction centering around the journey of the heroine? (Maybe you don't even have a hero at all?) Do your manuscripts not play by the romance rules? Then this contest is just for you. Contest is open to unpublished writers and published authors who are not eligible for PAN status. Contest is ALL electronic and we have TWO final round judges, an editor and an agent.

Final judges: Classic Chick Lit/Lady Lit, Editor: Claire Baldwin, Little Black Dress/Headline Publishing, Ltd.; Agent: Kate Schafer Testerman, KT

Literary Chick Thrill, Editor: Jessica Sebor, Random House; Agent: Holly Root, The Waxman Agency

Paranormal Chick Lit, Editor: Latoya Smith, Grand Central Publishing; Agent: Michelle Wolfson, Wolfson Literary Agency

Inspirational Chick Lit, Editor: Beth Adams, Guideposts; Agent: Kelly Mortimer, Mortimer Literary Agency

Young Adult Chick Lit, Editor: Regina Griffin, Egmont USA; Agent: Tamar Rydzinski, Laura Dail Literary Agency

"Best of the Best", 1st place winners in each category will be judged by author and agent Lois Winston of Ashley Grayson Literary Agency. Plus, 1st place winners in each category will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

For rules and entry form go to http://www.chicklitwriters.com/contest.htm Kristin Wallace, President, Chick Lit Writers

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