RARA-AVIS: Ellroy competition

ejm duggan (ejmd@cwcom.net)
Sun, 26 Sep 1999 13:13:11 +0000


I picked this up on another list and thought it worth bouncing here.


> Subject: Summer Fiction 99
> From: SUWK@aol.com
> Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 07:51:35 EDT
> X-Message-Number: 1
> I'm posting this for a friend of mine. Any help you can give is appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Su
> <<I don't know if you can help me, but I was just wondering...Last summer, I
> entered a writing contest through USA Weekend. It was "Summer Fiction '99"
> and it was a "finish the mystery" contest; "L.A. Confidential author James
> Ellroy starts a short story. Write the ending and you could win a trip to
> the Edgar Awards and be published." I know they received my piece as I
> sent it certified mail, and it was sent in long before the August 20th
> deadline.
> My question is: Where on-line, can I find what the "status" of this
> contest? I have tried accessing the www.usaweekend.com site and also,
> www.blacklizardcrime.com, but neither site lists any information with
> respect to what the "status" of the contest is...
> If anyone can give me any information, I would gladly appreciate it.>>
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