The submission window for the Spencer Hill Contemporary pitch event is now CLOSED!


The submission window for the Spencer Hill Contemporary pitch event is NOW CLOSED!


You may pitch to the editors until April 30 at 11:59PM EDT. Follow the fun and the editors’ tweet on the Twitter hashtag #pitchSHC

Here’s all the details from Spencer Hill Contemporary editors …

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BURN ME by Shelley Watters releases 4/29 and I’m giving away copies!


I’m so excited for my critique partner and friend’s release, I’m giving away three Amazon eBook copies of BURN ME by Shelley Watters. Just enter the Rafflecopter below for a chance to win one of them.

And here’s all the details of this fabulously hot book…

HOW TO REPRIMAND YOUR ROCK STAR by Mina Vaughn … cover reveal!

I’m so excited to join in on the reveal for Mina Vaughn’s HOW TO REPRIMAND YOUR ROCK STAR! I can’t wait until it releases in July. And to show you how excited, I’m giving away THREE Amazon ebook copies of HOW TO DISCIPLINE YOUR VAMPIRE by Mina Vaughn now! That way some of you […]

LIBRARY JUMPERS … introducing the cast of characters.

Since I’m deep in revisions for THE SEVENTH HEIR (book two in the Library Jumpers trilogy), I thought I’d share the characters I’ve been living with for years now. They’ve become a big part of my life and, at times, I forget they exist only in my mind and live only within the pages […]

DIVIDE by Jessa Russo … release day!

DIVIDE IS LIVE! DIVIDE IS LIVE! Today we’re celebrating the release of DIVIDE–Jessa Russo’s upper young adult fantasy fairytale redux of Beauty and the Beast (what a mouthful!)! Please join us all day (4/17) on Facebook for the Release Day CELEBRATION!!! Author visits, surprises, and giveaways you don’t want to miss! Click HERE to […]

Another Pitch Madness Match up … Tom Mulroy & Carrie Howland!

I’m so thrilled to announce a Pitch Madness success story. Tom Mulroy has signed with the amazing Carrie Howland with Donadio & Olson, Inc.!

Tom Mulroy



Tom has agreed to let me torture interview him. Here’s how it went down…

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Gabriel Stone is back from Valta, but the adventure is just beginning! His friend Tahlita is trapped in Willow Creek with no memory of Valta. Gabe, Piper, and Brent are determined to reunite Tahlita with […]

Announcing The Writer’s Voice!

“The Writer’s Voice” is a multi-blog, multi-agent contest hosted by Brenda Drake, Mónica Bustamante Wagner, Kimberly P. Chase, and Elizabeth Briggs. We’re basing it on NBC’s singing reality show The Voice, so the four of us will serve as coaches and select projects for our teams based on their […]

Are you ready to get slapped? Pitch Slap event with Mina Vaughn!

Mina Vaughn is holding a panel at the RT 2014 convention about pitching called Pitchslap. Pitchslap will be a workshop on how to make your pitch tight, dynamic and ready for industry professionals. On her panel will be agents (Louise Fury and Laura Bradford), editors (my editor Micki Nuding from Simon and Schuster and […]

Got YA Contemporary? Announcing a pitch event with Spencer Hill Contemporary!

We are looking for contemporary, realistic YA fiction only. This means anything that takes place in our world and abides by the generally accepted laws of reality, time, and space.

For example: a historical fiction love story between a cowboy and a governor’s daughter set in 1954 would absolutely qualify. However, a paranormal romance […]