Sunday, December 20, 2020

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR with First Pages with Callie and Lynne - January 22, 2021


Down in the Dumps from the 2020 Grumps?

Turn that Frown Upside Down and

Start Your New Year Off Right with

First Pages with Callie and Lynne (January 22, 2021) 6 PM EST

 I'm excited to announce our *third* FIRST PAGES with Callie and Lynne! Twice the Feedback from two authors / editors!

Please feel free to share with your Critique Group!

Clickable Link Here:

Submission info below...
Remember, spots are limited -- 
But We'll Start a Wait List 
and Schedule a Second Session if Necessary!

Participants will be e-mailed the link to the Zoom Room on the day of the event. 
Hope to See you There!

PLEASE NOTE: Spork and it's imprints (Spork, &MG, Blue Whale and an exciting new one, coming soon!) are closed to submissions, so this is a good way to get your work seen!


Please format your First Pages as follows --->

Top Line - Name, Title, Genre, Word Count

Following Lines: Double-spaced. Picture books should be formatted as closely to a picture book as possible. If you use a page number, keep it on the same line as the text (or you are losing submission lines).

Make payment at:

Payment and Pages must be received by 3 PM on the date of the event, or yours will be held and read at the next month's event.


Send as a Word Document Attachment to:

NOTE: For novels with large blocks of text, we will read as much as we can -- to the point where we would stop reading in an editorial meeting because we have read enough to make a decision on the piece. For picture books, we will likely read to the end because they are much sparser. We will comment on areas of strength and areas where the writer could make improvements. We will, also note if we would like to see more, and if the writer may send the full-manuscript to Spork Books.

BONUS: Though Spork and its imprints are closed to submissions, if we say that we would like to see more, you are invited to submit to:




Thank you for participating!

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