Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Secret Agent Round 1: THE WINNERS!

The moment for which you've been panting has arrived!

(Well, okay, that was melodramatic. I'm a little excited.)

The winners of our Secret Agent Are You Hooked? featuring Holly Root are as follow:

HONORABLE MENTION:

Post 50
Title: Interesting Times on Shivak Orbital
Author: Symbol

The prize: Personal critique of your query letter by Holly Root

AND OUR THREE WINNERS (in no particular order -- Holly loves them all!):

Post 21
Title: Web
Author: 3bythesea

Post 68
Title: Belly Up
Author: Em

Post 106
Title: Craning
Author: jamr

The prize:

A PARTIAL REQUEST from Holly! Winners are respectfully asked to submit their query plus the first three chapters of the novel.

**Winners, please email me ASAP for instructions on how to submit your winning entries to Holly.** [Facelesswords(at)gmail.com]

WARMEST CONGRATULATIONS to the three of you!

And to everyone who entered: I don't mean to sound like a kindergarten teacher, but you are all "winners" here. Thank you for being COURAGEOUS and HUMBLE and TEACHABLE and KIND.

I really mean that.

I'll be back later with some more thoughts about our highly successful experience!

19 comments:

  1. CONGRATS, you guys! :D *throws flaming confetti*

    ~Merc

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  2. Yeah, #21 -- I just won a bet with my coworker that she would pick that one. I loved it,too.
    Congrats to the other three winners, and to everyone who entered this contest!

    -- Kate

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  3. Congratulations, you guys! That's fantastic! :D I'm so glad for you, that's great!

    <3

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  4. Woohoo!! Congratulations!! :)

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  5. Congratulations! All of these were fantastic entries. Good going! :-)

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  6. Thanks to everyone who submitted! Quick reminder that these are just my picks--there were LOTS of really solid entries that would've been in another agent's top 3 for sure. Thanks for having me and being mucho brave and open!

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  7. Congrats to all. I'm glad that more than just one person got something out of it, but four was unexpected.

    Now I know I'm jumping the gun a bit, but I'm excited for the next ARE YOU HOOKED event. I'm addicted to checking comments and reading these first pages now.

    Why did you have to get me hooked?

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  8. Congratulations to all the winners. These were all intriguing entries. Best of luck to you.

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  9. 'grats guys - and good luck!

    (And thanks Holly & Authoress for teh opportunity!)

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  10. Congrats to all! And many thanks to Holly and Authoress. This was fantastic!

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  11. Congradulations everyone! It was so much fun to read all these beginnings. I had a terrific time.

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  12. Congratulations to the winners! Wonderful job! *adds more confetti to the mix*

    The contest was a lot of fun and so helpful to all who participated. Thanks again to Holly Root and Authoress for being so generous and helpful! :)

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  13. Woo-frickin-Hoo! Congratulations, everyone!

    And big thanks again to Holly and Authoress!

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  14. Hooray for you! Excellent job! I hope she loves your partial, you have an eager group of fans waiting to see the published book :o)

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  15. Congrats to you all!

    Thanks Holly and Authoress!

    renae_k

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  16. Wooo! Congrats everyone!

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  17. Thanks to all who commented, and thanks Holly, you're a critting machine.

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