It seems to be open-season for writing contests. Here's a list of a few Young Adult Novel opportunities that have caught my attention in the past week.
***Mary Kole, associate agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency has offered this gracious novel beginnings contest over at Kidlit: http://kidlit.com/kidlit-contest/
***Sourcebooks Fire #yalitchat Writing Contest: http://tinyurl.com/yj23mz5
***Pacific Northwest Writer's Association Literary Contest: http://tinyurl.com/yjdyp65
***2010 Bloom Award: http://tinyurl.com/yfle2yg
Literary Agent, Nathan Bransford, offers a wise bit of advice to consider before entering writing contests. Here's the link: http://tinyurl.com/yeghgkz
Best wishes for all those who choose to enter!
WHAT I'M READING THIS WEEK: Because I Am Furniture (T. Chaltas) Sea Change (A. Friedman) The King of Attolia (M. Whalen Turner)