Winners Announced: Fifth "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest

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The fifth "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest wrapped up last week and agent judge Rosie Wells has chosen her winners (listed below). Congrats to all three finalists!

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THE WINNERS (IN NO ORDER)

Beyond The Dreams by Stephanie Sauvinet

Vicesteed by Abra Staffin-Wiebe

Azrael's Curse by Adam Heine

PRIZES!

Top 3 winners all get: 1) A critique of the first 10 pages of your
work, by your agent judge. 2) A free one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com.

MEET THE (AWESOME) JUDGE!

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Roseanne Wells is a literary agent
at the Marianne Strong Literary Agency.

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Clients of the Marianne Strong Literary Agency include:

David Wallace, author of national bestseller Lost Hollywood, as well as Dream Palaces of Hollywood's Golden Age

Ian Williams, author of Rum: A Social and Sociable History

Roger Moenks, author of Inheriting Beauty

Lou Sahadi, author of 20 sports books, with his upcoming book, Affirmed, a biography of the last horse to win the Triple Crown.

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