For those with finished YA manuscripts, the Guide to Literary Agents (GLA) blog is holding its 19th (free!) “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest. The judging agent, by the way, is Eric Smith with P.S. Literary.
HOW TO SUBMIT
E-mail entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paste everything. No attachments.
WHAT TO SUBMIT
The first 150-250 words (i.e., your first double-spaced page) of your unpublished, completed book-length work of young adult fiction (all categories of YA are acceptable). You must include a contact e-mail address with your entry and use your real name. Also, submit the title of the work and a logline (one-sentence description of the work) with each entry.
Please note: To be eligible to submit, you must mention this contest twice through any social media. Please provide a social media link or Twitter handle or screenshot or blog post URL, etc. and notes with your entry.
Top 3 winners all get: 1) A critique of the first 10 double-spaced pages of your work, by your agent judge. 2) A free one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com ($50 value)! 3) Their choice of any of Chuck Sambuchino’s 3 new books.
For more details about the contest, go to the GLA website!