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Writing Contests Help Writers, Agents, Editors Find One Another

by Staff

Writers looking for agents or editors to champion their books, and agents and editors searching for new talent all successfully use writing contests as a key strategy in discoverability. “Discoverability is so tough these days,” says Regina Brooks, one of New York’s premier young adult literary agents. Writing contests are a good strategy to gain exposure in a highly competitive space. Here’s why Serendipity Literary Agency’s 8th Annual YA Discovery Contest, as well as other reputable writing competitions, are worth the time and effort. […]