GalleyCat readers spend their whole lives crafting sentences, and we want to see some of your hard work. What is the best sentence you’ve ever written?
Share your favorite sentence on Twitter with the #litfest hashtag and you could win a free webcast pass to Mediabistro’s Literary Festival & Workshops that start next week. The online festival will be your chance to learn from famous writers, editors and agents along with a community of writers over the next three weeks.
The virtual festival starts on Monday, so you have until Saturday, July 14 at 11:00 p.m. ET to submit your entries. Below, you can read the official rules for the contest.
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Best Sentence You’ve Ever Written Contest Guidelines
Entrants must be 18 years or older with an address in the United States or Canada. Employees of WebMediaBrands and its subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible to enter the giveaway. No purchase is necessary, void where prohibited.
All eligible submissions will be initially judged by Mediabistro employees (“Judges”) who shall be selected by Mediabistro, in Mediabistro’s sole discretion, to select the winners. Entries will be judged based on the following “Contest Criteria,” each of which are weighed and ranked as Mediabistro and the Judges deems appropriate, in its sole discretion: Creativity, quality, interest, and other criteria determined by Mediabistro and/or the Judges.
All submissions must be received between Thursday, July 12 and Saturday, July 14 at 11:00 p.m. ET. All winners will be notified via Twitter message and must have valid Twitter account.
All winners will receive a free webcast pass to the Mediabistro Literary Festival & Workshops.
Entry Method/Number of Entries:
Entries must be received on Twitter with the #LitFest hashtag. Only one name and Twitter account per person will be accepted. Multiple entries will be disqualified. One person may not win more than one webcast pass, however, previous winners may enter subsequent giveaways and are eligible to win.
WebMediaBrands has the right to disqualify entrants that don’t follow these guidelines or to award the book to alternative winners if winners cannot be contacted. Webcast passes must be accepted as awarded, are not transferable, and have no cash surrender value. List of prior winners may be obtained from WebMediaBrands upon request. Winner is responsible for all costs, taxes and fees, if any, related to winning. Winner grants WebMediaBrands and Mediabistro the right to use the winners name and details in connection with this giveaway and promotion of future giveaways.