In our continuing effort to help writers jump-start their careers, Write On Online is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Write On! Query Contest.

There will be four categories … and four winners: Fiction Book, Non-Fiction Book, Screenplay, and Teleplay Query.

Winners in the Fiction and Non-Fiction Book categories will have their queries read by Los Angeles literary agent Amy Wilder Drake, BJ Robbins Literary Agency.

The winner the Screenplay category will have his or her query letter read by Los Angeles literary agent David Boxerbaum of APA.

The winner the Teleplay category will have his or her query letter read by John Martini, producer at BBC Worldwide Productions.

Each of the four winners will choose one of the following books from Michael Wiese Productions as their prize:

1. Writing Subtext: What Lies Beneath by Linda Seger

2. So You’re A Creative Genius … Now What? by Carl King

3. The Script Selling Game- 2nd edition: A Hollywood Insider’s Look at Getting Your Script Sold and Produced by Kathie Fong Yoneda

4. You’re Funny: Turn Your Sense of Humor Into a Lucrative New Career by D.B. Gilles

Submission Guidelines:
There is no fee to enter this contest
– Email your query to by Tuesday, May 31
– Queries should be 1 page
– No attachments; paste text in the body of the email
– Include name, email address, address, phone number, and category at the top of your submission
– By submitting, you are agreeing to join the Write On! email list

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 7, on Write On! Online, and in the June Write On! Newsletter.

Submit your query today!

To your success!

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Please note: I will send an email confirmation within a few days of receiving a submission. If you submit and do not hear from me, please message me on Facebook or send an email to my alternate address. Thanks!

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  1. […] deadline for the 3rd Annual Write On! Query Contest is Tuesday, May 31. Categories are: Fiction Book, Non-Fiction Book, Teleplay, and […]


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