A Pitch Wars Success Interview with Summer Spence and Evelyn Skye

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we celebrate Summer Spence and her Pitch Wars mentor Evelyn Skye! Nina recently signed with Heather Flaherty of The Bent Agency, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for her. So without further ado, please meet Summer and […]

Day Thirteen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Kara Leigh Miller & Max Wirestone

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present PitchWars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected many wonderful writers to participate in the workshop. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a first page for one lucky writer. The writers are anonymous. Follow along all month to view the first […]

Day Twelve of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Jenni Walsh & Lisa Maxwell

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present PitchWars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected many wonderful writers to participate in the workshop. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a first page for one lucky writer. The writers are anonymous. Follow along all month to view the first […]

Day Eleven of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Stephanie Scott & Brighton Walsh

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present PitchWars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected many wonderful writers to participate in the workshop. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a first page for one lucky writer. The writers are anonymous. Follow along all month to view the first […]

Day Ten of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Jenna Lehne & Kate Karyus Quinn

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present PitchWars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected many wonderful writers to participate in the workshop. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a first page for one lucky writer. The writers are anonymous. Follow along all month to view the first […]

Auction to help save Pitch Wars mentor Veronica Bartles’ home … with critiques, signed books, and more!

When I heard the devastating news that Veronica Bartles’ family home in Maryland had been severely damaged while they were living here in New Mexico, I wanted to help. The Bartles are due to move back to Maryland this August. While on a trip back to Maryland to check on their home, Veronica discovered […]

Special Auction Item 1: Query Critique by Agent, Eric W. Ruben, Esq.

About this item: A query critique.

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Eric W. Ruben, Esq.

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A graduate of New York’s Cardozo School of Law and a veteran entertainment professional, Eric has over twenty-five years experience as a counselor, litigator, literary agent, talent manager, and professional performer. His unique perspective is valuable to business […]

Bonus Auction Item 1: First 5 Pages Critique by Lara Edits

About this item: A first five pages critique “Voice Enhancer” substantive edits.

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Lara Edits

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Hailing from the arid highlands of Colorado, Lara Willard graduated with highest honors in Interdisciplinary Studies (Literature, Writing, Editing, and Design) from the University of Northwestern. She writes poetry, contemporary short fiction, and fantasy […]

Bonus Auction Item 2: Three Chapter MG Manuscript Critique by Laura Shovan

About this item: A first three chapter critique of your middle grade manuscript.

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Laura Shovan

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Laura Shovan was first published in second grade, when her short story “Snow Flurry” appeared in the PTA newsletter. After graduating from NYU’s […]

Bonus Auction Item 3: Signed Copy of THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY by Laura Shovan

About this item: A signed copy of THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY by Laura Shovan when available. This book releases in April, 2016 and the author will send the sign copy when she receives copies of the book.

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