Write On! Online Short Fiction & Non-Fiction/Essay Query Contest

Remember those article and short-story queries you promised yourself you would submit this year? Now, you have an extra reason to sit down and work on them: The Write On! September Challenge: Short Fiction & Non-Fiction/Essay Query Contest. A query is the letter sent to a publication, used to sell an article, short story, or essay, as well as the writer.

Author Wendy Burt-Thomas, The Writers Digest Guide to Query Letters, will select the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from the finalists!

THE SEPTEMBER CHALLENGE: SHORT FICTION & NON-FICTION/ESSAY QUERY CONTEST First Prize: A medium-length (or 21,000 word) one-reader iScript (an iScript is a digital recording of a manuscript, read by an actor) Second Prize: A 20-minute writing-coaching session with Debra Eckerling, Write On Track LA via Skype or phone Third Prize, eBooks, courtesy of VBT: Writers on the Move’s Carolyn Howard-Johnson (author of the acclaimed HowToDoItFrugally series): The Frugal Editor and The Great First Impression Book Proposal.There is no fee to enter this contest. Email your query to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by Thursday, September 30. Winners will be announced on Write On! Online on Monday, October 11, and in the Write On! October Newsletter.For complete submission details and prize information, go to Write On! Online.

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