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    Thank you for your encouragement and support for the past three years. We've had fun connecting with you and hope you've found useful material here on Reflections. And here's the but... Reflections In Hindsight is closing on December 21, 2012. Elaine and Sophie and I can be found over at http://authorculture.blogspot.com; April can be found at Clash of the Titles, http://www.clashofthetitles, http://www.aprilgardner.com and watch for news for more novels from her!; Janet is ever-present on the Internet with her very special words of wisdom and grace at http://www.janetperezeckles.com, and Luther--who knows where he'll show up next, but I'd watch my back if I were you... Book Reviews are always important, so I, Lisa, will continue to offer them through my blog, as well as those promotions for your new books or book launches, or your news.
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Market Monday: Pitch Your Work, Short Story Contest for Unpublished authors open

Posted by Lisa Lickel on June 4, 2012

Here’s a site I came across, courtesy of a marketing subscription I follow, Sharing With Writers and Readers. There are some awesome tips in here if you do a little more digging in “How to Write a Pitch.”

Carolyn says:

Exciting New Website: www.pitchyourwork.com

Take advantage of this new opportunity for you to get your work out there, offering it to as many potential buyers as possible in the shortest amount of time.

A “Pitch” is a presentation in which you present your idea (Book, Screenplay or TV Series) as concisely as possible. A “Pitch” is a vital tool to help individuals sell their works. If you don’t know how to write a good one, go to your copy of The Frugal Book Promoter (www.budurl.com/FrugalBkPromo) and look up “pitch,” “logline,” “query,” and other associated words in the index.

PitchYourWork.com mission is to offer a central location for authors and screenwriters to Pitch Your Work via the Internet to agents, producers, editors and other industry executives to whom you might otherwise not have access and to offer a central location for agents, producers, editors, and other industry executives to quickly review the works of new authors and screenwriters or the work of seasoned authors and screenwriters who are seeking change.

Visit www.pitchyourwork.com to get your work product out there!

 

And now, thanks to Karen Baney at Change the World With Words, Here’s the Short Story Contest information

for Unpublished novelists, or short story writers with no more than three published works.

No entry fee is good! But, fair warning: it is an L. Ron Hubbard site.

 

Writers of the Future Contest   This is a good opportunity for new/amateur writers of short stories or novelettes in the sci-fi or fantasy genres. All types of science fiction, fantasy and dark fantasy are welcome. To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length.   This contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium. Professional publication is deemed to be payment, and at least 5,000 copies, or 5,000 hits. Entrants retain all publication rights.   Prizes: $1,000, $750, $500 (awarded every three months) with an additional annual grand prize of $5,000.

 

 

 

 

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