Sunday, August 14, 2011

400th Follower Giveaway!

As promised, we're thanking our awesome followers by giving away a First 5 Critique! Two members of YA Stands will each be critiquing the first 5 pages of your manuscript (completed or WIP). What do you need to do?

Post in the comments below:
1. title and genre (YA only)
2. your email
3. the answer to this question: What would you like to see on YA Stands?

If chosen, we'll email you and (privately) provide a critique of your first five pages. Followers to be critiqued will be chosen and announced here on the blog Wednesday, August 17th!

Thanks again to all of you who think YA rocks as much as we do!


  1. awesome!

    1. (WIP) "Tessa's Way" YA paranormal


    3. interviews with published authors, posts from agents about the industry.. posts on process, I love to hear how others work.

  2. nice!
    1. completed/published "Carry on the Flame: Destiny's Call
    YA magical urban fantasy, paranormal


    3. what do readers most want to hear about from authors; how authors connect with readers

  3. 1. Manitou The Sky People Saga. Published on Kindle & Nook. The story is YA Fantasy with a dash of YA Romance.


    3. The joys of YA aren't just for kids. Adults love it, too. Something along the lines of what readers expect from their YA stories, and how authors can best meet those expectations would be wonderful.

  4. Thanks for participating, ladies! And because we don't like leaving anyone out, all three of you will be receiving a critique of your first five pages! Check your email for further details!