Challenge Yourself!

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The annual So You Think You Can Write conference is happening next week, September 14-18, and includes three of our ever popular writing challenges! Enter now for a chance to win editor feedback!

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Challenge One: The First Page

Send your romance manuscript’s first page in by 10 am EST Monday, September 14 and you may be one of 5 entries randomly chosen to receive personalized feedback at 12 pm EST, Tuesday, September 15 from our editors!

Email: ucanwrite@harlequin.ca, subject line “FIRST PAGE Challenge.” Entry can be no more than 1 page, double-spaced, size 12 font.

Challenge Two: The First Meeting

Show us the first time your romantic leads meet. You can include up to three sentences giving us a quick summary of what’s happened so far, and up two pages from your manuscript showing your first meeting.

Send your first meeting entry in by 10 am EST Wednesday, September 16 and you may be one of 5 entries randomly chosen to receive personalized feedback at 3 pm EST from our editors!

Email: ucanwrite@harlequin.ca subject line “MEETING Challenge.” Entry can be no more than 2 pages, double-spaced, size 12 font, plus your 1-3 sentence summary giving context for the scene.

Challenge Three: The 100-Word Pitch

Send in a 100-word pitch for your story by 10 am EST Friday, September 18 and you may be one of 5 entries randomly chosen to receive personalized feedback at 2 pm EST from our editors!

Email: ucanwrite@harlequin.ca, subject line “PITCH Challenge.” Entry can be no more than 100 words. (Your pitch is your story in a nutshell, showing off your romantic leads, plot, and hooks in order to pique the editors’ and voters’ interest!)

Are you up for the challenge?

For more about the conference and a complete schedule of events, visit soyouthinkyoucanwrite.com.

 

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