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January 2014

PW-23 (YA): THAT NIGHT ON BLOSSOM HILL

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: N.K. Traver MENTEE: Alison Green Myers TITLE: THAT NIGHT ON BLOSSOM HILL CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Horror WORD COUNT: 48,000   PITCH: Mary’s flawless acting may have the starstruck detectives fooled,...

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PW-24 (YA): ONLY IN MY DREAMS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Jessie Humphries MENTEE: Andy Hertzenberg TITLE: ONLY IN MY DREAMS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 55,000   PITCH: When fangirl Olivia Davis saves Hollywood hunk Kit Taylor’s life it...

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PW-25 (YA): A SEA OF HOLLOW HEARTS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Stephanie Garber MENTEE: Kate Bucklein TITLE: A SEA OF HOLLOW HEARTS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Epic Fantasy WORD COUNT: 88,000   PITCH: After being marooned by his pirate crew, Alek finds...

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PW-26 (YA): CONFESSION

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Sean McConnell MENTEE: Jak Szabo TITLE: CONFESSION CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Historical WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH: In exchange for her birth name, liar extraordinaire “Soledad” must con the Inquisition on...

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PW-27 (YA): THE BARRENS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Trisha Leaver MENTEE: ERIKA DAVID TITLE: THE BARRENS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary Sci-fi Thriller WORD COUNT: 87,000   PITCH: When a scientist and his teen sons join her subterranean biomine,...

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PW-28 (YA): FIRSTS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Lori Goldstein MENTEE: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn TITLE: FIRSTS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH: Seventeen-year-old Mercedes provides a unique service to the virgins of Milton High: the...

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PW-29 (YA): THE STEAMSMITH

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Rin Chupeco MENTEE: Josh Hlibichuk TITLE: THE STEAMSMITH CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 89,000   PITCH: When his genius father goes missing, a young alchemist must survive a city-bombing...

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PW-30 (YA): BETWEEN BROKEN ENDS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Evelyn Ehrlich MENTEE: Emily Martin TITLE: BETWEEN BROKEN ENDS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 60,000   PITCH: Carson High slut Harper Sloan is resigned to her reputation, until her...

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PW-31 (YA): 7 DAYS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Lindsay Currie MENTEE:  Kes Trester TITLE: 7 DAYS GENRE: YA Thriller WORD COUNT: 65,000 PITCH: A teenage science prodigy uses her expertise to find her mentor’s killer, track a...

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PW-32 (YA): THE NORTHERN GASH

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda

MENTOR: Laura Tims MENTEE: Kerbie Addis TITLE: THE NORTHERN GASH CATEGORY/GENRE: YA High Fantasy/Dark Fantasy WORD COUNT: 85,000   PITCH: Accused traitor Princess Scarolena must escape prison and clear her...

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