Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Dan Koboldt!

In the course of my writing career, I’ve had many wonderful teachers. Some of them meet the literal definition of that word, starting with my AP English teacher in high school, who was the first who got me excited about writing well. I don’t know what strange alchemy that man worked on […]

Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Jennifer Blackwood!

 

When Brenda asked if I would be interested in writing a post about who I am thankful for, it went a little something like this:

 

I mean, I have a lot of people I am thankful for, especially when it comes to my writing career. And then […]

Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Ronni Arno!

A Thankful Rhyme By Ronni Arno

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and here on Brenda’s site we writers give our thanks to those who help us write.

Does it take a village? Does it take a town? Exactly how many does it take to […]

Another Pitch Wars alum success story…with Janet B. Taylor and Heather Webb!

 

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we are so happy to have Janet B. Taylor and her Pitch Wars mentor, Heather Webb, here for a little Q and A. Janet recently sold her young adult time travel novel, THE DIM, […]

A Pitch Madness Success (sort of) Interview with Mandy Mikulencak!

Mandy Mikulencak

So let’s get this party started. What made you decide to enter Pitch Madness, and how did you feel during the contest?

I participated in Pitch Madness in March 2013. Contests like this one are a great way to get agents’ undivided attention because they’ve committed to participating. […]

Thankful Guest Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Lori Goldstein!

 

Thankful Post by Author & Pitch Wars Mentor Lori Goldstein

When Brenda asked me if I’d be interested in writing a post about who—not what—I was thankful for, I immediately stuck my hand in the air and bounced up and down (thankfully this was a written request). But as I sat […]

Thankful Guest Post by author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Dannie Morin!

About a year ago, I was thrilled when Brenda asked me to be a #PitchWars mentor for the first time. I was an alternate in 2012 and had an amazing experience working with Kimberly P. Chase, who ultimately helped me land my first agent (and whose debut novel THE APOLLO ACADEMY is […]

Thankful Guest Post by author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Brighton Walsh!

 

I’ve been fortunate enough to have a blessed writing career so far. Lots of people have been there along the way to help me…to guide me. Lots of people there for me to thank. Obvious choices are my agent (who’s magical) and my editors (who are also magical). And, yes, absolutely […]

Thankful Guest Post by author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Veronica Bartles!

 

Some people think that writing is a solitary endeavor, and in some ways, it is. But I wouldn’t be the writer I am today without the support of my friends and family. I can never say thank you enough to my amazing husband and children, who remind me daily to keep […]

Thankful Guest Post by author & Pitch Wars Mentor, Brooks Benjamin!

 

Who am I thankful for?

 

When I got this question, my first thought was that this would be a cinch to answer. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized my response was turning into a never-ending list of people I wanted to thank. But that’s okay. […]