The contest is now closed. Thanks! If you’re late to the party, here are posts one and two,
where you will find all of the necessary contest
rules/guidelines/squee-worthy details about the second annual Xmas in
July pitch contest.
The submission window is open today from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST.
As a reminder:
Please put your name, title and genre of your ms in the subject line of your email, like this:
Ruth Steven: AND LIFE CAME TUMBLING AFTER: MG Contemporary
In the body of the email please put your query (no salutation necessary)
followed by the first 500 words (to the nearest sentence) of your ms.
Whether that includes a prologue is up to you – send what you want us to
read. There’s no need to include a bio, and any names or contact
details provided to us will be redacted.
When you’ve checked that it all looks good, send your submission to:
You’ll receive an auto-response to let you know we have your entry. Please give it a little while to come through!
Good luck, and see you on the other side of the slushpile!