BECOMING JOSEPHINE by Heather Webb releases today!


I’m so thrilled that today the talented Heather Webb’s novel, BECOMING JOSEPHINE, releases today. This book sounds so amazing, I can’t wait to dive in. Here’s a little bit about the book and a few reviews. Check out the Holiday Guest Post Heather did for the blog, as well. There […]

Happy Holidays … and we’ll see you in 2014!


Hope you all stay safe during this holiday season. We’ll be back after the New Year. To those working hard to get ready for Pitch Wars, keep trekking and get those manuscripts nice and shiny like Rudolph’s nose.


And here’s something from your Pitch Wars team … Rae Chang, […]

Holiday Guest Post by Thomas Torre!

Ah, the holidays. It’s the only time of the year where we pull out all the stops and suit up for our family traditions passed on through the generations. Whether it’s decorating your house, baking some delicious treats, or shopping online for the hard to find gift since the lines at the […]

Holiday Guest Post by Pitch Wars Mentor Julie Sondra Decker!


Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere! Winter solstice on this side of the Earth means the longest night and the shortest day. It means every day from now until the summer solstice will be slightly longer than the one before it. It means the start of the […]

Holiday Guest Post, Celebration Cake, & Excerpt from THE ART OF FALLING by Jenny Kaczorowski!

Hi Brenda! Happy holidays and thanks for having me! Today I wanted to share one of my all time favorite recipes. I love this cake so much that I even included it in my debut novel, THE ART OF FALLING. It’s super easy, always comes out perfect, can be […]

Holiday Guest Post … Christmas in South Africa by Suzanne van Rooyen


Christmas in South Africa by Suzanne van Rooyen

As a kid, Christmas was a strange and somewhat disappointing time of the year. All the Christmas songs we sang at school were about reindeer and sleighs, cold and darkness, chestnuts roasting on open fires and this mysterious white stuff called snow. Despite […]

Holiday Guest Post & Giveaway by Pitch Wars Mentor Heather Webb!

A Holiday Giveaway, a Recipe for Sweeties, and Why December Matters

By Heather Webb

December is a time for cheer, for giving and gratitude. Especially for me this year. Here’s why:

December 2nd Kirkus Reviews released a fantabulous review of my novel. (SQUEEE)

December 30th […]

Holiday Guest Post by Jolene Haley!

Christmas Books and Christmas Drink Pairings By Jolene Haley

Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. For me it’s not about the presents (but they are great). It’s not about the food (but the food is fantastic). It’s not about the cheesy Christmas movies (though they get me every time). No matter […]

TWELVE STEPS by Veronica Bartles … cover reveal!

Twelve Steps by Veronica Bartles Release Date: 03/25/14 Book Summary:

Sixteen-year-old Andi is tired of being a second-class sibling to perfect sister Laina. The only thing Andi’s sure she has going for her is her awesome hair. And even that is eclipsed by Laina’s perfect everything else.

Jen Halligan PR is sponsoring prizes for Pitch Wars!

Jen Halligan offers literary publicity and a wide range of author services. Formerly known as A Book and a Latte PR (as part of Jen’s YA book blog), the company was rebranded as JHPR in December 2013. Jen specializes in YA and NA fiction, as that’s where her heart is, and building author […]