Brenda Drake is once again hosting Pitch Madness on March 26-28. Submission window opens on March 15. Get your 35 (max) word pitch and your 1st 250 ready to pitch.
Women on Writing is hosting a flash fiction contest due Feb 28. Open prompt should be 750 words or less. The contest will be judged by agent Jennifer DeChiara.
Operation Awesome is hosting their next Secret Agent contest on March 1 for PB, MG, and YA mysteries, historical and contemporary. Shine up your one sentence pitches for it.
Blog Hops, Flash Fiction and Giveaways:
The A-Z Challenge will be in April. The sign-up list is already up along with plenty of suggestions on how to survive it.
Live to Read is giving away 100+ books this month of some incredible titles.
In addition to giving away weekly books, Natalie Aguirre and Casey McCormick of Literary Rambles are celebrating 3000 followers with a huge giveaway. Ends midnight March 9.
Daisy Carter is critiquing query letters and/or the first 250 of your WIP on her blog. To submit your work, send her an email which can be found on her site.
Kyra Lennon and Clare Dugmore are hosting The Bloghop of Joy on March 1. List small sometimes slightly unusual things that cheer you up.
Suze from Subliminal Coffee, Nicki Elson, and Mary Pax are hosting Back From the Future Blog Party on March 1. If you received a package one day from yourself ten years in the future, what would be in it?
Mark Koopmans will be hosting the Who's Your Paddy? "Got Green" BlogO'hop Version 2.0. Save the date. March 15. Details to come - already sounds like fun.