This week's contests and fabulous opportunities and my very first giveaway!
Links are active on my post at The Art of Infiltration: Contest Circuit
- http://artofinfiltration.blogspot.com/2012/06/contest-circuit-new-list-and-my-first.htmlCan't miss opportunities:Elana Johnson
is hosting the Never Surrender Blogfest
to celebrate her recent release of SURRENDER, the second book of the POSSESSION series. Topic: Blog about a time you didn't surrender. After Johnson reads all the entries, she'll select three winner for $15 gift certificates. This is going on this week! Sign up now!Jaycee DeLorenzo and Victoria Smith
are hosting a Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Blog Hop
that features interviews with your heroines. Prizes include ebooks, book gift certificates, and/or a Custom Blogger/Word Press Header. Post entries on June 22.Katie Mills
hosts a weekly Friday Morning Follower's Bloffee
. After she presents a question, you leave a comment and also check out another follower's blog. It's a great, creative way to meet new bloggers.Alex J. Cavanaugh
hosts The Insecure Writer's Support Group
on the first Wednesday of every month. With 300+ participants, you're bound to make a few friends with this one.Contests and Giveaways:The Friedrich Literary Agency
is hosting a periodic call for submissions through a contest called "Vivid Voices."
This recent contest is featuring YA manuscripts. Send in the first 500 words to win a full length evaluation of your complete manuscript. The catch: no manuscripts currently on submission will be eligible. Still, how amazing is that prize? This contest ends June 11, so submit NOW!Write Integrity Press
is hosting a Manuscript Contest
. Ready for this one? They are looking for books in a series of three that carry the message of "hope." Submit your synopsis, a blurb from each book and the first chapter of Book 1. Prizes include cash and A PUBLICATION CONTRACT!!! Contest ends June 15.
YA author Lisa Burstein
is hosting a contest to celebrate her new release PRETTY AMY. The contest offers 2 3 chapter critiques - one from her and one from her editor, a $25 gift certificate for books, and a talking parrot toy (the last one cracks me up!). Contest ends July 6.
YA author Susan Kaye Quinn
is hosting Critique Wednesday: Respecting the Craft
every Wednesday this summer. Enter Rafflecopter for a 5 page critique from her. She will also offer her comments section as a way for people to meet crit partners.Lauren Ruth
, a literary agent from BookEnds, hosts a weekly query critique called QueryDice
is currently giving away A SPY LIKE ME, SURRENDER and REGRET, LIKE CLOCKWORK and STRUCK. Just go to each post and leave a comment to be entered!
YA author Wendy Higgins
celebrates her debut novel SWEET EVIL with a Cover Adaptation Contest
. This one just sounds like fun. Recreate any YA or MG cover and send digital shots to Higgins. (Check out her own recreation of her cover with her husband. Ha!) Winners will receive swag gifts. Contest ends June 14.
And of course, last but not least MY FIRST GIVEAWAY!!!
Sign up with Rafflecopter by June 30 for a chance to win either a SIGNED hardback copy of INSURGENT or UNRAVELING.
I will have two winners - one for each book!