Write On! Online - Query Contest: Screenplays and Teleplays

Screenwriters, it’s your turn! In the continuing effort to help writers jump-start their careers, Write On! Online creator Debra Eckerling is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Write On! Query Contest, Part 2: Screenplays.

The winner in each category—Screenplay and Teleplay—will have their query letter read by Los Angeles literary agent David Boxerbaum of APA. They will also receive a copy of Blake Snyder’s SAVE THE CAT! The Last Story Structure Software You’ll Ever Need. The 2nd place prize: Your Screenplay Sucks!: 100 Ways to Make it Great, autographed by author William M. Akers. The 3rd place winners will receive Danny Manus’ ebook No BS For Screenwriters: Articles and Advice from the Executive Perspective.

Screenwriter Tracey Jackson (Lucky Ducks) will select the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from the Screenplay finalists. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman (co-founder of Scriptchat) will choose the winners in the Teleplay category.

There is no fee to enter this contest. Email your query to Debra@WriteOnOnline.com by Wednesday, June 30. Winners will be announced on Monday, July 14, on Write On! Online, and in the Write On! July Newsletter.

For complete submission details and prize information, go to Write On! Online.


  1. I'm going to make sure to share this with my newsletter readers. What a great contest for writers.

  2. Thanks, Virginia. Please add me to your newsletter list! Debra@WriteOnOnline.com.


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