Monday, September 10, 2012

Contest Circuit: Sept 10

For my entry in the GUTGAA Pitch Polish Blog Hop, please go HERE.

To sign up for my Unraveling Giveaway, go to the bottom of my interview with the lovely Liz Norris HERE.

Contests and Blog Hops:
Deana Barnhart has done a spectacular job of putting together GUTGAA (Gearing Up To Get An Agent). If you haven't checked this out yet, you should. She has contests and workshops scheduled for six weeks. Agent Pitch Contest Call for Entries is Friday, Sept 14. Small Press Pitch Contest Call for Entries is Friday, Sept 28.

Brenda Drake of Brenda Drake Writes...under the influence of coffee has also worked really hard to put together FIVE upcoming contests. Seriously? She's amazing. After the Madness Twitter Pitch Party on Sept 13; Critiques by a Teen Intern on Sept 17; Novella Pitch to Month9Books on Oct 1; A Super Secret Pitch Contest on Oct 15-19; and Trick or Treat with an Agent on Oct 24.

Karen Wojcik Berner of Bibliophilic Blather is hosting Fright Fest 2012, a flash fiction contest. Entries should be 1,000 words or less. Due Sept 21.

Women on Writing is hosting a flash fiction contest due Nov 30. Open prompt should be 750 words or less. The contest will be judged by agent Jessica Sinsheimer.

Writer's Digest is hosting a contest for YA fiction of 4,000 words or less. $500 cash prize and promotion in an upcoming Writer's Digest issue among other prizes. Due Sept 14.

Jessa Russo is celebrating her book release with Ghosts and the Girls Who Love Them, a flash fiction blog hop and giveaway of amazing prizes including signed books and critiques. Check out the list - it's pretty incredible. Flash fiction entries should be about ghosts and should be between 300-1,000 words. Sign-ups for the blog hop are until Sept 15.

Laura EnoM. PaxBrinda Berry, and Ciara Knight are hosting "What's Your Chocolate" Blogfest. Post about your favorite chocolate - what it means by you, where and when you indulge, a favorite memory - anything chocolate-related. Sept 10. 

Alex J Cavanaugh will be hosting Genre Favorites Blogfest on Sept 17. List your favorite genre of Movie, Music, Books and a guilty pleasure from any of those categories.


  1. That's a lot going on!
    Thanks for mentioning my blogfest. Posted for the Chocolate Blogfest today.

  2. The Blogosphere will be busy then. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs and chocolate,

  3. Whew. There's a lot happening! I finally have a MS that's ready for some action, and I'm involved and will be involved with some of these.

  4. I'm doing the chocolate hop. So excited!

  5. Great list of links, thanks for putting them up!

  6. That's quite the roundup! Thanks, Kim.

  7. wonderful links! Thanks for sharing them!I'm especially curious about GUTGAA!


  8. kimberly,

    what great resources! I have to check it out.

    just found your blog, and will be back to read more. :) I am also a mommy to two boys, they are now 6 and 8 yrs old.

    ps-- met the hubby in a bar, only 98% of married couples can claim that (my math might be off by about 97%)

  9. Greetings!

    I'm hopping over from GUTGAA and visiting some blogs along the way. Nice to meet have a lovely blog! Good luck with GUTGAA and come visit my blog today if you get a chance and tell me what you think about today's post!

    Donna L Martin