Thursday, August 23, 2012

Announcing: Win an Editing Workshop

Announcing a new pitch contest with a new, different sort of prize.

Entranced Publishing, a new electronic publisher of YA and romance, is offering up an eight-week online editing workshop (beginning September 17th) to five lucky winners. These five winners will be chosen via a pitch contest here at YAtopia, held on September 1st.  The workshop will be hosted by Managing Editor Eden Plantz, who will take participants on an in-depth tour of their own manuscripts from an editorial perspective. At the end of the workshop, Eden will discuss the finer points of querying and will help each author craft a strong cover letter.

In addition, Executive Editor Ashley Christman and Eden will review all entries and will be requesting an as-of-yet undetermined number of manuscripts to be given priority in their slushpile.

The contest is open to YA and NA writers. One entry per person. The information you should have ready to post on September 7th (on another post that will be posted that day) includes:

- Name
- Email
- Title
- Age-range & Genre
- Word-count
- Hook (100 words or fewer)

Get your pitches ready for the chance to work closely with a professional editor!

Leave any questions about this contest in the comments below!

5 comments:

  1. This is a fantastic contest. Makes me want to quit the blog so I can enter =P

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    1. The pitch page will be up on September 7th

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  3. Yay! This sounds like a FANTASTIC opportunity!

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  4. Wow, what an opportunity! Can't wait to read all the posts on Sept 7th! :)

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