Get Your Stiletto in the Door

Get Your Stiletto in the Door: Chapter President Alana Albertson’s Experience

Alana Albertson, Chick Lit chapter president, first became involved with the special interest chapter through the Stiletto contest. A finalist in 2008, she’s an advocate for the chapter and the contest.  “The Stiletto contest was an amazing experience. We train our judges and take great care to ensure that it is a fair contest. This …

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Get Your Stiletto in the Door: Mina Khan’s Experience

Today the Chick Lit Writers blog welcomes former Stiletto finalist Mina Khan. She’s graciously given us an update on her writing career, as well as answering questions about her Stiletto experience. Her first book, The Djinn’s Dilemma, will be published this November by Harlequin Nocturne. Q. Mina Khan? Or Rashda Khan? A. On writing loops …

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Get Your Stiletto in the Door: Deborah Blake’s Experience

The Journey of a Contest Winner: Triple Stiletto finalist Deborah Blake The author of five non-fiction books and multiple articles, Deborah Blake visits the Chick Lit blog today with wise and realistic advice about writing contests and her road to publication. Q. In 2009, you earned two Stiletto finals: WITCH EVER WAY YOU CAN in …

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Get Your Stiletto in the Door: Suzanne Lazear’s Experience

Please welcome Suzanne Lazear to the Chick Lit blog today. Suzanne is a former Stiletto finalist and soon-to-be-published author of Innocent Darkness, first in a young adult steampunk series called The Aether Chronicles. Hope you enjoy Suzanne’s story about her publication journey. In 2009, your manuscript INTERFLUIT earned a full request from Agent Tamar Rydzinski …

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Get Your Stiletto in the Door: Maureen McGowan’s Experience

Author Maureen McGowan visits the Chick Lit blog today to reveal the role the Get Your Stiletto in the Door contest played in her publication success story. The Get Your Stiletto in the Door contest is directly or indirectly responsible for a few of my milestones. I love this chapter’s contest. I’ve acted as entrant, …

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