When I saw that e-mail my blood started pumping. My heart did a little dance. And my fingers tingled.
It's that time of year. The ACFW Genesis contest is open.
If you've never sent in the first fifteen pages of your fiction work of art, then this is the year. Stop putting it off.
Last year, I took the leap while in the throes of the flu. With only a few days left to submit, I whipped my latest WIP together and sent it off.
Best $35 I ever spent. No, I didn't place. Sigh. But what I did get was some of the best advice and critiques ever. And the manuscript I sent in is now sitting on a publisher's desk as a whole request.
I don't have the money to attend a conference this year--so this is the next best way to get my work out there.
So. Did I just sound like an infomercial or what?
Oh Baby. Get moving.