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September 2013

Pitch Madness B-2: LANG SAWYER AND THE DEN OF NOSTROMO

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Upper MG FantasyWord Count: 71,000 Pitch: Lang Sawyer’s quest for glory as a teenage monster hunter becomes a struggle for survival when he matches wits with ruthless scientist Alistair...

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Pitch Madness B-3: EXPEL THE DIGGER’S FLAW

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Urban Fantasy  Word Count: 75,000 Pitch: When the livin’ in sin couple next door is murdered, Aniyah, 15, finds herself face to face with Mr. Most Wanted, who...

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Pitch Madness B-4: IF I DON’T GO BACK

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

 Genre: Adult upmarket fiction Word Count: 80,000 Pitch: Colin can’t help slicing open his patients’ sutures—suppose he left behind an instrument? As his OCD consumes him, Colin must seek help. But...

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Pitch Madness B-5: SPECIATION

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA/soft Sci-fiWord Count: 94,000 Pitch: 17-year-old Ibbie collects numbers. They’re logical, safe; everything her life isn’t. The most important number; thirteen—how many days till she’s forced to mate with...

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Pitch Madness B-6: MR. WRITE

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: New Adult Word count: 98,000 Pitch:  Jo, who can bring fictional characters to life, creates a boyfriend for her best friend but runs into trouble when Mr. Write refuses...

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Pitch Madness B-7: WISHES? I THOUGHT YOU SAID WITCHES!

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: MG Contemporary FantasyWord Count: 44,000 Pitch: Thirteen-year-old Luke discovers his cell phone’s voice-powered assistant can grant wishes. But with autocorrect, even a simple wish can have catastrophic consequences. De-bugging...

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Pitch Madness B-9: WINGMOM

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Women’s FictionWord Count: 79,000 Pitch: When Sophie loses her almost-fiancé and dream job, she’s left with one thing: her “psychic,” aka psychotic mother. Sophie must rebuild her life with...

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Pitch Madness B-10: OCCUPIED

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA HistoricalWord Count: 70,000 Pitch: Three sisters try to survive hunger and deadly secrets against the backdrop of the WWII German occupation of Norway, but when 16-year-old Ruth becomes...

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Pitch Madness B-11: MIGHTY MIKE AND THE ALIEN PEZ DISPENSER

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: MG Sci-fi/Adventure Word Count: 44,000 Pitch:  Candies from an Alien Pez Dispenser give eleven-year-old Mike temporary superpowers, but only his inner superhero can save himself and his friends from...

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Pitch Madness B-12: SAY ANYTHING

Friday, 6 September 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA ContemporaryWord Count: 62,000 Pitch: Cancer: five. Stella: zero. On the brink of death, Stella is leading a double life. At home there’s her dedicated and protective boyfriend. And...

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