Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Lilac City-Rochester Writers - Deadline Feb. 7, 2010

Forward from Paty Jager:

1st & 10 in 2010

Are you a new writer, looking to see if you're headed in the right direction?

Are you published, wanting to reinvent yourself or considering a new genre?

Are you tired of hearing 'the story begins in the wrong place'?

Need a fresh fix? We can help!

Give us the first 10 pages of your unpublished work, any fiction genre; show us how you plan to hook an editor or an agent. With more than ten years experience sponsoring the Barclay Gold and Sterling Contests, LCRW has earned a reputation for providing detailed and personalized comments on our score sheets. No entrant goes away scratching their head, wondering what the scores actually mean!!!

Why come to us? We're cheap--$10.00 for 10 pages We're green—all entries are submitted electronically [including payment if you want].

Score sheets and the entry, with comments directly on the manuscript pages, are returned via email.

Judging: our first round judges have been trained via the RWA model; many are published in different fiction genres, alternate formats and length. Second round judges: An acquiring agent and an award winning, multi-published Harlequin and Berkley author. Let us help you to return that opening kick-off into a run for the end zone!!

FMI: for rules & regs, entry form*, and sample score sheet.* GOOD NEWS!!! WE ARE EXTENDING THE ENTRY DEADLINE TO:SUPER BOWL SUNDAY 2/7/10

For further questions, contact: Contest Coordinator at:

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