I almost never hear about online writing fest and contests (such as the Bad Girl Blogfest I entered the other day) until it is too late to enter. (Except for this one, which sounds time and brain consuming, and I need to commit all of that to my current Dare.) So I'm passing it on.
On the Public Query Slushpile Blog, they're running an experiment on how differently each writer handles a similar premise. In this case, he has set a political thriller premise, and each participant will write a query and five pages based on it.
If it sounds interesting, check it out at: