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November 2014

12. SKIDSTER – Middle Grade Futuristic Science Fiction

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor: Naomi Hughes Mentee: Lindsey Duga Title: SKIDSTER Category: Middle Grade Genre: Futuristic Science Fiction Word Count: 67,000 Pitch: During an illegal race, futuristic skateboarder Jed Tank crashes into an...

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13. FORTUNE IT FORWARD – Middle Grade Magical Realism

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Ronni Arno Blaisdell Mentee Name: Nicole Mogavero Title: FORTUNE IT FORWARD Category: Middle Grade Genre: Magical Realism Word Count: 43,000 Pitch: Twelve-year-old Dom’s fortune cookies are mysteriously accurate,...

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14. SPARROW – Middle Grade Paranormal

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Stacey Trombley Mentee Name: Victoria Piontek Title: SPARROW Category: Middle Grade Genre: Paranormal Word Count: 33,000 Pitch: Thirteen-year-old Sparrow is so desperate for a place to belong she...

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15. ROOT BEER CANDY AND OTHER MIRACLES – Middle Grade Contemporary in Verse

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Stefanie Wass Mentee Name: Shari Green Title: ROOT BEER CANDY AND OTHER MIRACLES Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 20,000 Pitch: When her parents enroll in marriage...

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16. THE ADVENTURES OF RATBOY – Middle Grade Adventure

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Thomas Torre Mentee Name: Andrea Pelleschi Title: THE ADVENTURES OF RATBOY Category: Middle Grade Genre: Adventure Word Count: 57,000 Pitch: When twelve-year-old, Ryan uses a pen from his...

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17. BEAT – Young Adult Thriller

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Cole Gibsen Mentee Name: Laura DiamondTitle: BEAT   Category: Young Adult Genre: Thriller   Word Count: 77,000 Pitch: Seventeen-year-old heart transplant recipient, Adam Gibson, must pair up with...

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18. RENASCENCE – Young Adult Contemporary

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Dannie Morin Mentee Name: Heather Truett Title: RENASCENCE Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 67,000 Pitch: Eighteen-year-old Chrissy reapplied her lipstick and shot her teacher in the...

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19. KEEP YOUR EYES ON ME – Young Adult Contemporary

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Diana Gallagher Mentee Name: J.A. Ward Title: KEEP YOUR EYES ON ME Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 70,000 Pitch: Desperate to atone for the life he...

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20. LEFT WITH US – Young Adult Literary

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Dionne McCulloch Mentee Name: Corey Ryan Title: LEFT WITH US Category: Literary Genre: Young Adult Word Count: 81,000 Pitch: Ellery Cole cleans to forget. Scraping brains off walls...

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21. TIMEKEEPER – Young Adult Historical Fantasy/LGBTQ

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor Name: Elizabeth Briggs Mentee Name: Tara Sim Title: TIMEKEEPER Category: Young Adult Genre: Historical Fantasy/LGBTQ Word Count: 84,000 Pitch: When clock mechanic Danny falls for Colton, a boy who...

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