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January 2014

Announcing Pitch Madness Clue Edition!

Friday, 31 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  The Pitch Madness submission window will be open for 24 hours on March 10! Pitch Madness is a contest to win a request from one or more of the...

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WICKED AT MIDNIGHT by Delilah S. Dawson releases today!

Tuesday, 28 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Amazon Congratulations to Delilah S. Dawson on the release of WICKED AFTER MIDNIGHT! This sounds so fun! Here’s more about this fabulous book … Only rebellious Demi Ward could be...

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WAKEWORLD by Kerry Schafer releases today!

Tuesday, 28 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Buy it today! Goodreads Congratulations to Kerry Schafer on today’s release of WAKEWORLD, the second in the ‘Books of the Between’ series. Here is the blurb to whet your appetite...

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The Pieces of Advice to Young Writers … Guest Post by Paul Smith

Monday, 27 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Cc: Abee5 The Pieces of Advice to Young Writers by Paul Smith Nowadays enough young people want to try themselves in writing. Nevertheless, it is easier to say than to...

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Pitch Wars … the winning teams!

Friday, 24 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Rae and I would like to thank all the mentors, mentees, alternates, and agents for making this Pitch Wars such an awesome experience. In our opinion, all the writers are...

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BURN ME by my wonderful critique partner, Shelley Watters … cover real!

Friday, 24 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Burn Me By Shelley Watters An Adult Contemporary Romance Releasing April 29, 2014 Published by Swoon Romance   After her twin brother dies in a house fire, firefighter Katrina...

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PITCH WARS IS LIVE!

Wednesday, 22 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Welcome agents (and those just reading for fun) to Pitch Wars! It’s been a crazy few months of selecting mentees and working hard to get their manuscripts in top shape...

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PW-1 (MG): MY SEVENTH GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS

Wednesday, 22 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Marieke Nijkamp MENTEE: Brooks Benjamin TITLE: MY SEVENTH GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS CATEGORY / GENRE: MG / Contemporary WORD COUNT: 54,000   PITCH: Dance studios are for sell-outs. At...

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PW-2 (MG): PROFESSOR PLUTONIUM

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Shannon Duffy MENTEE: Jeff Chen TITLE: PROFESSOR PLUTONIUM CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Humorous Adventure WORD COUNT: 46,000   PITCH: Calvin and Hobbes meets The Da Vinci Code. Tony Pluto quests to...

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PW-3 (MG): SUPER JAKE, NOT-SO-SUPER FREDDY, AND ME, THE KING OF CHAOS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Veronica Bartles MENTEE: Naomi Milliner TITLE: SUPER JAKE, NOT-SO-SUPER FREDDY, AND ME, THE KING OF CHAOS CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 44,000   PITCH: Ethan relies on top hats...

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