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October 2012

TRICK OR TREAT #B9: MOLLY LONG LEGS & THE SLEEPING BUG

Sunday, 28 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Genre: Magic Realism Category: Middle Grade Title: MOLLY LONG LEGS AND THE SLEEPING BUG Word Count: 40,000 Three Sentence Pitch:  Eleven year old English schoolgirl, Molly Jeffries, discovers she can physically enter...

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TRICK OR TREAT #B10: AUSSIE OUTSIDER

Sunday, 28 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: ContemporaryCategory: Young AdultTitle: AUSSIE OUTSIDERWord Count: 63,000   Three Sentence Pitch:  Rory Turner used to have the typical American family, but now she’s an Aussie outsider, living on a...

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TRICK OR TREAT #B11: WE WHO REMAIN

Sunday, 28 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: FantasyCategory: Young AdultTitle: WE WHO REMAINWord Count: 75,000 Three Sentence Pitch: An African-inspired fantasy of a young aspiring scientist who befriends an “untouchable” preparer of the dead and joins...

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TRICK OR TREAT #B12: THE PAIN BEARER

Sunday, 28 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Fantasy with Romantic ElementsCategory: AdultTitle: THE PAIN BEARERWord Count: 117,000 Three Sentence Pitch: Rosalina DeMagna suffers from a mysterious affliction—unexplained pains which neither medicine nor prayer can cure. Though...

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TRICK OR TREAT #B13: TENDRIL

Sunday, 28 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Dark Contemporary Gothic Category: Young Adult Title: TENDRIL Word Count: 68,000Three Sentence Pitch: Opal MacBride’s inheritance includes albinism, a lecherous uncle, and a family curse that says she’ll never find true love....

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TRICK OR TREAT WITH AN AGENT … the agent costumes!

Wednesday, 24 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

While you wait to see who makes the top 36 into the agent round, here’s the fabulous agents that will be participating in Trick or Treat with Agents. Our agents...

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Submissions for Trick or Treat with Agents

Wednesday, 24 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Submissions for Trick or Treat with Agents is Closed! To enter, your manuscript MUST be completed and ready for submission. Accepting MG, YA, and Adult–all fiction genres. (NO Erotica or...

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Trick or Treat with an Agent starts tomorrow! The rules!

Tuesday, 23 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Submission window opens at 11AM EDT (NY time) on October 24th. All emails sent prior to the submission window will be deleted. To enter, your manuscript MUST be completed and...

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A Pitch Madness Success Story!

Sunday, 21 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Janet Sumner Johnson: Musings of a Children’s Writer I am beyond delighted to announce another Pitch Madness success story. The crazy talented Janet Sumner Johnson signed with Victoria Marini of...

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PItch LIve! … the agent round

Wednesday, 17 October 2012  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Welcome to the agent round of Pitch Live! The following entries have made it through the first round and are in the following posts after this one. Please no comments...

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