Got 250 Words? There’s Still Time to Win!

Posted by Rita Lorraine

Hi Everybody!

Got a YA novel or a YA novel idea tucked away for a rainy day? A little hesitant about pitching your idea?

No problem. Here’s the perfect contest for you–but you’ve only got a few days left!

Submit the first 250 words of your novel and you can win both exposure to editors, and a one-on-one chat with one of New York’s TOP literary agents Regina Brooks.

That’s right, I said 250 WORDS!

Gotham Writers’ Workshop, is hosting its first Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition for a chance to win a one-on-one consultation with one of New York’s leading YA literary agents!

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a free, 10-week writing course, courtesy of Gotham Writers’ Workshop.

The Top Five Entrants (including the Grand Prize winner) will receive a 15-minute, one-on-one pitch session with Regina Brooks, one of New York’s premier literary agents for young adult books. They will also receive commentary on their submissions by editors at HarperCollins, Penguin, Harlequin, Random House, and Sourcebooks.

The Top 20 Entrants will receive autographed copies of Writing Great Books for Young Adults by Regina Brooks.

Whatever you do, don’t miss out!

All entries must be submitted via the contest website:

Deadline – November 30th!
One entry per person
Ages 13+ can apply.


Best wishes and happy writing,

Rita Lorraine

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