And…GO! Submission window now OPEN for XmasinJuly 2!



If you’re late to the party, here are posts one and two, where you will find all of the necessary contest rules/guidelines/squee-worthy details about the second annual Xmas in July pitch contest.


The submission window is open today from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST.


As a reminder:


Please put your name, title and genre of your ms in the subject line of your email, like this:


Michelle Krys: HEXED: YA Urban Fantasy


In the body of the email please put your query (no salutation necessary) followed by the first 500 words (to the nearest sentence) of your ms. Whether that includes a prologue is up to you – send what you want us to read. There’s no need to include a bio, and any names or contact details provided to us will be redacted.


When you’ve checked that it all looks good, send your submission to:




You’ll receive an auto-response to let you know we have your entry. Please give it a little while to come through!


Good luck, and see you on the other side of the slushpile!



Posted in agent-judged contest, Christmas in July, Uncategorized, writing contest, Xmas in July

One Response to And…GO! Submission window now OPEN for XmasinJuly 2!

  1. Donea Weaver says:

    Thanks, Michelle, and everyone else involved in this awesome contest/opportunity!! :) And best of luck to all the entrants!

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