Monday, July 18, 2011

Do You Want to Win $1,000!?!?

And no, our blogger account has NOT been hacked.

Watch THIS:




Okay, do we have your attention? Good.

WriteOnCon has teamed up with TheReadingRoom.com to bring you a VERY special contest to kick off the August, 2011 WriteOnCon Conference.

What? A first 500 MG/YA words contest. Grand Prize is $1000 AND an author profile page on TheReadingRoom.com. In addition, your work will be considered for possible representation by literary agent, Catherine Drayton.


When? Starting TODAY.



Why? Because we love you.

So here's how it works.

1. Click HERE to register with The ReadingRoom.com if you are not already a member (YOU MUST BE A MEMBER TO WIN).

2. Then click HERE to submit the first 500 words of your COMPLETED MG/YA manuscript (ad appears on the right sidebar).

3. Submissions will remain open until Wednesday, August 17th (the second day of the WriteOnCon conference).

4. The TOP 5 submissions will be announced on Thursday, August 18th (the last day of WriteOnCon) and posted on TheReadingRoom.com where EVERYONE can vote.

5. On Thursday, September 8th, The Reading Room and WriteOnCon will host a special LIVE event to announce the GRAND PRIZE WINNER who will receive $1000 cold, hard cash, in the form of a gigantic check in the form of a regular-sized check AND their own author profile page on TheReadingRoom.com. Finally, literary agent, Catherine Drayton, will consider their work for possible representation.

Totally amazeballs (we're channelling Jamie Harrington), right?

So, really, the only question left is, what would you do with $1000? 


P.S.
If you want to help us spread the word by tweeting #IfIHad1000 with a link to this post telling us what you'd do with the money if you win, we would be deeply grateful.
Click HERE to read TheReadingRoom.Com Official Competition Rules.
YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF TheReadingRoom.com TO WIN. Click HERE to register.

23 comments:

Matthew MacNish said...

Wow.

Donna K. Weaver said...

Love the video.

Christina Lee said...

How amazing is that??? You ladies have outdone yourselves!

Lydia Sharp said...

This is really amazing. :D

Christa said...

Oh, I'm glad I stopped by because I totally thought this was a Twitter hack when I saw it this morning. This is huge. Very cool.

Theresa Milstein said...

You guys are awesome. It's like this cool YA clique I wish I was in.

L.J. Boldyrev said...
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L.J. Boldyrev said...

Kinda had a "duh" moment. You girls are AWESOME! I'll be sure to blog the word at Sisters in Scribe. Good luck to all who enter!

Stina Lindenblatt said...

You girls are hiliarious. I'm now cancelling my bacon stand for this afternoon. Maybe I'll have to enter (since I had to cancel the stand). Of course first I have to finish writing the book.

Corey Schwartz said...

Friggin' hilarious! One thing on my bucket list... make it into a Roecker and Friends video! :)

storyqueen said...

On my bucket list, too, Corey!

hahhahahahahahaha!

Shelley

Marsha Sigman said...

You have taken awesome to a whole new level. I'm freakin' winning this!!!!!!

No one stands a chance against my exclamation marks!!!!!!!!!!

ali said...

Awesome! Thanks WriteOnCon peeps!!

Jemi Fraser said...

Wow!!!! You ladies are amazing!! :)

Anne N Kenny said...

This is awesome!

Read my books; lose ten pounds! said...

Bacon...50Cents. bahahahaha


and Im entering! YES I AM!!!

Stephanie said...

Hey, just a heads up -- if you click on the second link in the first part (readingroom.com v. thereadingroom.com) it takes you to the wrong site.

Ellen said...

Holy crap, this is awesome!!! So entering :D but, stupid question... in the video and on here, it says "submit the first 500 words of your novel", but on the website where you apply, it says "Write a 500 word pitch for your novel." O.o am I the only one confused by that? :/

shariwrites said...

I have the same question as Ellen. Is it a pitch or the first 500 words?????

Read my books; lose ten pounds! said...

Pitch or first 500 words. must know.

Lisa and Laura said...

First 500 words of a completed manuscript!!! THANKS for entering!

Sera Rivers said...

Love the whole pre-school reality show tidbit of the video. So excited to enter to win!

Ellen said...

Great, thanks!! Entered now :D

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