Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Contest #4

So what will it be this time? We've had three "Opening Lines" contests so far with some super entries. This time I thought I'd take a poll. What do you want?

1. Opening Lines . . . again

2. The best Query Letter

3. The "Knock-Your-Socks-Off Synopsis

4. The Best Single-Sentence Characterization

5. The One-Paragraph Description that leaves the reader breathless


Let's have your votes.

9 comments:

  1. I vote for either 'Best Single Sentence Characterization' or 'The One-Paragraph Description that leaves the reader breathless' in that order.

    Never written a query letter actually XD

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  2. I second Lexie's vote. (Not that I'm sure I can write either, but it would be worth trying)

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  3. Just keep in mind you're up against three tough judges, ages 14-18. They don't let anything slide, even my prose gets raked over the coals, even if I promise dessert.

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  4. Best single sentence characterization

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  5. Hmm, tough choice, Lee. I'm going with either Best Single Sentence or Synopsis.

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  6. So it looks like we're heading for the best single sentence on this round. I'll give a few more days for others to return from their Bahama vacations; then I♠'ll do a final tally.

    Now about the prize. We needs a prize. Besides lottsa $$$$$ what do you wonderful entrants want? Remember I'm a struggling artist, so keep your requests real, okay?

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  7. I vote for 4 or 5. Prize? How about a book from your Shelfari shelf?

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  8. The best single sentence gets my vote, too.

    Beverly

    http://beverlystowemcclure.blogspot.com

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  9. Best single sentence characterization this month and one paragraph description for the next. As for a prize, how about a critique of a first chapter?

    Thanks for doing this! You're the best!

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