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

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 the world of any book she reads. When a number of Molly’s possessions go missing at school and her friendship with […]

TRICK OR TREAT #B10: AUSSIE OUTSIDER

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 Dr. Pepper can-sized island with the dad she’s only just met. Settling into her new life is hard enough without the seemingly harmless pranks […]

TRICK OR TREAT #B11: WE WHO REMAIN

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 him to do the unthinkable–grave robbing–to stop a deadly plague ravaging her world.

Question 1: In your MC’s voice, what costume […]

TRICK OR TREAT #B12: THE PAIN BEARER

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 she believes the affliction is penance forced upon her by vengeful gods, the arrival of Warlord Thorne Kierin reveals she is his Pain-Bearer, an […]

TRICK OR TREAT #B13: TENDRIL

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. The curse suffers a mortal blow when two brothers, one living and one dead, fall in love with her. But a […]

TRICK OR TREAT WITH AN AGENT … the agent costumes!

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 will post comments under their costumed disguises and they can give as many treats, aka manuscript requests, as they wish. Their identities will be […]

Submissions for Trick or Treat with Agents

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 Memoir) How to Enter: Step 1: Compose an Email. Address the email to trickortreatwithanagent@gmail.com Step 2: In the subject line put your- […]

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

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 ready for submission. Accepting MG, YA, and Adult–all fiction genres. (NO Erotica or Memoir) How to Enter: Step 1: Compose an Email […]

A Pitch Madness Success Story!

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 the Gelfman Schneider Literary Agentcy! Deana Romito (@writeforapples) pulled her The Peanut Butter and Jelly Friendship out of the Pitch Madness slush pile and […]

PItch LIve! … the agent round

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 other than those from agents. If you want to comment on the entries please go to this post here and click on each participants’ […]