In this contest, authors are eligible to receive developmental edits on their full fiction manuscript from professional editors, ensuring their works are polished and ready for agents. Authors will be immersed in a supportive community of their peers and have the chance to learn more about how their story fits into the industry and why different edits matter and how to continue practicing them in the future.
See our Contest Schedule for a breakdown of contest dates.
Note: Non-fiction, poetry, chapter books, picture books, and projects under 25,000 words are not eligible.
Writers must choose three editors. Editors will hold #MeetTheEditor Twitter chats to answer writers’ questions.
Once the submission window opens, writers will use our submission form to enter. Only one submission is allowed per entrant.
Check out the How to Submit page to learn about the submission process.
When the submission window closes, the First Readers will read the first five pages only for all entries and provide brief feedback to aid the editors.
After the First Reader round, the editors will go through their entries.
Watch your chosen editors’ tweets and the #RevPit feed, as all editors will tweet anonymous #10queries feedback as they go.
Editors select one winner and one runner-up to receive prizes.
The winning author-editor pairs will work together and post revised query letters and first five pages to the showcase on the Revise & Resub blog.
#RevPit is only open to COMPLETED fiction manuscripts. Non-fiction, poetry, chapter books, picture books, and projects under 25,000 words are not eligible.