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Now on to the contests!
The 1st To Make Our Toes Curl - 9/11-9/17 or first 50 entries. 500 words of the "first romantic experience between your male and female characters" (nothing explicit). You can win SEVEN critiques of your first 10 pages from all the girls at Oasis for YA.
Operation Awesome's legendary Mystery Agent Contest will be held 9/15. Follow their blog to catch the entry post.
Can You Hook a Teen? Blogfest Contest - 9/21-9/23. Post your first 250 words with the linky link to be judged by teens from the Teen Eyes Editorial Services. You can win editing gift certificates from them.
The Judge and Jury Blogfest - Now through 9/30. Enter a 300 word "defense scene" which can be any "scene were someone defends themselves against something" and post it on your blog with the linky link. Winners get gift cards, and everyone gets extra blog views!
Disgruntled Bear Query Contest RSVP - Not live yet. Katie will be hosting a query contest sometime this fall and wants to know who is interested in entering.
Romance contest updates on Seekerville.
Critique Sisters First Paragraph Critiques - Post your first paragraph in comments by 9/12 and they will randomly select two for open critique on their blog.
Read for Relief Auction - On 9/12 they will hold an auction where you can bid for query and partial critiques from agents, editors, and authors. Proceeds benefit victims of Hurricane Irene.
Oasis for YA will now be hosting first 250 word critiques every Thursday.
Cynthia at Random Thoughts hosts weekly synopsis or query critiques.