Have questions about submitting to Pitch Wars or just want to know what it is? Start here!

January 2014

PW-4 (MG): A LANGUAGE DARK AND LOVELY

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

Mentor: Brent Taylor Mentee: Rachel Moser-Hardy Title: A LANGUAGE DARK AND LOVELY Category/Genre: MG Fantasy Word Count: 88,000   Pitch: Some books have a peculiar habit of causing trouble. When...

Read More

PW-5 (MG): THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Joy McCullough-Carranza MENTEE: Laura Shovan TITLE: THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary Verse Novel WORD COUNT: 19,000 PITCH: Miss Hill’s class is determined to rescue...

Read More

PW-6 (MG): LANG SAWYER AND THE DEN OF NOSTROMO

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Jen Swann Downey MENTEE: Glenn McCarty TITLE: LANG SAWYER AND THE DEN OF NOSTROMO CATEGORY/GENRE: Upper MG Fantasy WORD COUNT: 72,000   PITCH: Lang Sawyer’s quest for glory as a teenage monster hunter...

Read More

PW-7 (MG): STICKS AND STONES

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Gail Nall MENTEE: Abby Cooper TITLE: STICKS AND STONES CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 47,000   PITCH: Thirteen-year-old Elyse has a disease where the names people call her stick...

Read More

PW-8 (MG): HOWARD WALLACE, P.I.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Naomi Hughes MENTEE: Casey Lyall TITLE: HOWARD WALLACE, P.I. CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Mystery (Noir) WORD COUNT: 27,000   PITCH: Eleven year old P.I. Howard Wallace gets by with a semi-reliable bike, a lucky trench coat,...

Read More

PW-9 (MG): THE YEAR OF LIGHTNING

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Stephanie Funk MENTEE: Ryan Dalton TITLE: THE YEAR OF LIGHTNING CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Mystery WORD COUNT: 78,000   PITCH: When twins Malcolm and Valentine Gilbert encounter a house with no...

Read More

PW-10 (MG): LUCKY ME!

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Jennifer Malone MENTEE: Erin Elisabeth Conley TITLE: LUCKY ME! CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 32,000   PITCH: Twelve-year-old Francophile/YouTube chef Clementine Sterling has bigger dreams than her boring life, and she’s got some questions...

Read More

PW-11 (YA): THE SEA WOLVES

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Stacey Lee MENTEE: Bethany Smith TITLE: The Sea Wolves CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Literary Thriller WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH:  17-year-old Anna stirs up trouble in an isolated Pacific Northwest community when she discovers a number...

Read More

PW-12 (YA): HEART OF SPARKS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Elizabeth Briggs MENTEE: Audrey Coulthurst TITLE: HEART OF SPARKS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 90,000 PITCH: When Princess Denna falls in love with the defiant, horse-training sister of the prince she’s supposed to...

Read More

PW-13 (YA): ETERNAL

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Erica M. Chapman MENTEES: Leah and Kate Rooper TITLE: ETERNAL CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 90,000 PITCH:  After Jane drowns and wakes up in the Egyptian underworld without her heart – the only ticket...

Read More
IMPORTANT!
We're thrilled at the different ways those in our Pitch Wars community are giving back—and we encourage them to do so. However, please keep in mind that Pitch Wars is not affiliated with any of these various contests, promotions, etc., including those of our mentors and mentees. Promoting any such opportunities via our social media channels doesn't imply endorsement or affiliation. We encourage you to do your research before participating.

Pitch Wars takes a stand. ANTI-BULLYING. Click here to review our policy

Blog Archives

Blog Categories

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Please read our Privacy Policy before singing up.