Friday, February 21, 2014

Blind Speed Dating - Wrap Up!

Woo! It's been a great Blind Speed Dating this year! I can't believe it's all wrapping up already. Although keep your eyes out for ADDITIONAL REQUESTS today from participating agents and maybe even some new agents!

Now, all the information you've been waiting for! Starting with…

Agent Identities REVEALED:

HC Star-Bellied Sneech - ANNIE BOMKE!!!!

HC Cherry Melon - LAURA BRADFORD!!!!

HC Venus De Milo - PAMELA HARTY!!!!

HC AgentAwesome - ANDREA SOMBERG!!!!

HC Agent Crossbow - JESSICA SINSHEIMER!!!!

HC Electric Bluegrass - CARLY WATTERS!!!!

HC Luna Lovegood - VICTORIA LOWES!!!!

HC KaBlam - ALI MCDONALD!!!!

HC Agent Crimson - OLGA FILINA!!!!


(BOUNCERS identities will only be revealed on their own accord.)


Submitting Info and Guidelines:

Please submit your requests to the agents following their sub info below. You also might want to check their websites for further sub guidelines. Their links are above, under their name.

IMPORTANT: If you received a full request and partial requests, please first submit to the agent who requested the full. One week after you send in the full, send in your partial(s) to those requesting agents. If you receive any additional requests after the contest, they may be submitted one week after your last winning agent receives your work. Partials are 100 pages.

*If you receive an OFFER OF REPRESENTATION, please be courteous and notify all interested agents before accepting. 


Annie Bomke (HC Star-Bellied Sneech): Email me at submissions(at)abliterary(dot)com with "Cupid's BSD Contest" somewhere in the subject line.

Laura Bradford (HC Cherry Melon): Email your submissions to laura(at)bradfordlit(dot)com with the material and a synopsis as attachments. Put "Blind Speed Dating Request" in the subject line along with the TITLE.

Pamela Harty (HC Venus De Milo): Email reqeusts to Submissions(at)KnightAgency(dot)net with "Blind Speed Dating Request" as subject.

Andrea Somberg (HC AgentAwesome): Send manuscripts to andrea(at)harveyklinger(dot)com as a word doc and put "Cupid's Blind Speed Dating Contest" in the subject line.

Jessica Sinsheimer (HC Agent Crossbow): Submit to Submissions(at)SarahJaneFreymann(dot)com with "Cupid's Literary Connection" in the subject line. Query in body of email, full manuscript and synopsis attached as word documents.

Carly Watters (HC Electric Bluegrass): Requests should be sent to query(at)psliterary(dot)com with the subject heading "Cupid's Literary Connection: BOOK TITLE". Material to be attached in a word doc.

Victoria Lowes (HC Luna Lovegood): Send submissions to lowesqueries(at)thebentagency(dot)com with the original query in the body of the email and #CLCBSD in the subject line.

Ali McDonald (HC KaBlam): Submit to alison(at)therightsfactory(dot)com with subject: CUPID CONTEST / TITLE.

Olga Filina (HC Agent Crimson): In the subject line include "Cupid Contest" and your name and the title. Query should include: genre, brief description of book, word count, bio, and contact info. Also include the submission history of the project (agents, small presses, etc.). Olga(at)therightsfactory(dot)com


If you have any questions on submitting, let me know.

WINNERS!

Here are the entries that received requests in the contest! And don't forget everyone, there will be ADDITIONAL REQUESTS coming in today!!!

#6 STILLVILLE (MG)
#8 MIDDLE SCHOOL MOBSTERS (MG)
#9 HALLOWEEN HIGH (MG)
#12 ELEGY (YA)
#13 A SEA OF HOLLOW HEARTS (YA)
#15 RESTORING CASEY (YA)
#16 RIFT RUNNERS (YA)
#17 STRANGE ATTRACTORS (YA)
#18 THE LONG ROAD HOME (YA)
#19 WHERE THERE IS DARK (YA)
#20 BLACKBALL (YA)
#21 FATE AND OTHER GAMES (YA)
#22 QUIVER (YA)
#23 TARNISHED (YA)
#24 DIVINE (YA)
#25 UNSEND (YA)
#27 DOUBLE MINDED (NA)
#29 THE LIST (NA)
#30 NOWHERE (A)
#31 REINVENTING REBECCA (A)
#35 THIRTY-TWO GOING ON SPINSTER (A)
#36 TEAL (A)
#38 ALWAYS; OR, THE PUNK ROCK OLD FOLKS' HOME (A)
#39 HUNGER: THE LIFE OF JIN (A)
#40 WAITING FOR EL GRECO (A)
#42 TEARS OF A PAINTER (A)
#43 PAST MISTAKES (A)

The Breakdown:

Laura Bradford: 13, 17, 21, 23, 30, 43  FULLS: 13, 25

Annie Bomkie: 12, 15, 19, 39, 40  FULLS: 12, 39

Pamela Harty: 15, 21, 25, 31, 35, 36

Jessica Sinsheimer: FULLS: 9, 27, 29

Carly Watters: 23, 25, 31, 42  FULLS: 21

Victoria Lowes: 13, 18, 20, 35, 36, 38  FULLS: 18, 35, 36

Ali McDonald: FULLS: 16, 19, 22, 24

Olga Filina: 6, 8, 12, 18, 24, 30, 40

Andrea Somberg: FULLS: 15, 21, 23, 36


CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!

Thanks again to everyone who participated in the contest: writers, Bouncers, and agents!!! It's been great!



2 comments:

  1. Thank you for another year of hard work, Cupid! And thanks to all the bouncers (especially Pistachio for putting me through!) and the agents who participated.

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  2. Thank you for hosting! Just InternNinja'd a few for Bree. Good luck everyone in finding a wonderful agent!

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