Monday, September 19, 2016

Winners Below!

Without any ado, Ms. Johnson-Blalock's winners:

First place: #5 DROWNING IN AIR

DROWNING IN AIR wins a full request!

Second place: #13 A PLAGUE ON BOTH YOUR HOUSES

A PLAGUE ON BOTH YOUR HOUSES wins a request for the first 100 pages!

Third place: #4 THE PARIS TRIP

THE PARIS TRIP wins a request for the first 50 pages!

Fourth place: #8 IF YOU FIND ME and #20 CROSSROADS

IF YOU FIND ME and CROSSROADS win a request for the first 20 pages!

Congratulations, winners! Please e-mail me at kvandolzer(at)gmail(dot)com for details on how to submit your materials to Ms. Johnson-Blalock.

In addition, Ms. Johnson-Blalock named two honorable mentions: #9 SIGN OF THE COCOA BEANS and #10 THE EXQUISITENESS OF SEEING. In her own words, "these queries and pages were fantastic, but for wholly subjective reasons, they aren't quite right for me. But congratulations on a job well done and all my best wishes for finding the perfect agent."

Thank you, Ms. Johnson-Blalock, for your time and thoughtful critiques. And thank you, everyone else, for YOUR time and thoughtful critiques. These contests always restore my faith in humanity:)

4 comments:

Valerie Bodden said...

Thanks again, Krista! I loved seeing everyone's work and critiques. Love your comment about having your faith in humanity restored--definitely a good thing! :)

Robin Cranney said...

Thank you for organizing this contest, Krista. And thank you, Ms. Johnson-Blalock, for your time and consideration. This was a wonderful event. It is great to get feedback directly from an agent, and to see exactly what they are looking for in a query.

Amber Hall said...

Thank you so much for this contest! And thank you, Ms. Johnson-Blalock, for providing such wonderful feedback!

CFBDouglas said...

Thank you, Krista! And thank you, Ms. Johnson-Blalock for your attention and critiques - so incredibly helpful!