Curious where your manuscript fell compared to the other entrants of #TheWritersVoice contest? Look no further!
My intrepid partner and fellow entrant Ann Bedichek (http://annbedichek.com/blog/) and I crunched the numbers and have the following lovely charts to amaze and amuse.
First off, this contest was open to adult, YA, and MG manuscripts, but the overwhelming majority of entries were YA. Have some YA pie:
As far as genre went, there was a very mixed bag, including a wealth of surprises! Genres in the chart are as close to what was self-identified as possible (some were not identified). Keeping that in mind, the three most-represented genres were fantasy, contemporary, and sci-fi. Wow! Check out the deets here:
And finally, the genre breakdown of the winning entries–looks like contemporary stole the show! Congrats to all the winning manuscripts!