Alright, RT Convention attendees, it’s time to kick your writing into gear and whip your manuscripts into shape because when we hit New Orleans in May we’ll be hosting the American “Idol” Writing Competition! The prize? One lucky writer will win a one-year contract/mentorship with two of the industry’s top literary agents. How’s that for a grand prize? Let’s take a look at the finer details, shall we? Ready, set, write!
What: American “Idol” Writing Competition
When: Friday, May 16, 2014 1:30 - 3:45 PM
Details: To enter the competition, writers must submit up to the first three chapters of their manuscript for review by May 1, 2014 (extended from the original April 15 deadline). Finalists will be chosen prior to the convention.
Aspiring and published writers of all genres are encouraged to enter, but the main categories are: Fiction (Romance, Mystery, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, New Adult, etc…), YA (all Young Adult and/or children’s literature) and Erotic Romance.