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November 2015

PW #123: MG Contemporary: BRIGHTLY

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript status: Finished Mentor Name: Brooks Benjamin Mentee Name: Caroline Thompson Title: BRIGHTLY Category: MG Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 36,000 Pitch: Thirteen-year-old Sam lives for swimming. Or she did, until she nearly...

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PW #124: MG Realistic Fiction: HOW TO BURY A BULL

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Lisa Lewis Tyre Mentee Name: Alex Block Title: HOW TO BURY A BULL Category: Middle Grade Genre: Realistic Fiction Word Count: 34,000 Pitch: Six, maybe...

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PW #125: MG Supernatural Thriller: THE UNFORTUNATE ONES

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Stacey Graham Mentee Name: Phil Hickes Title: THE UNFORTUNATE ONES Category: MG Genre: Supernatural Thriller Word Count: 38,000 Pitch:  Archie Miles thought battling his allergies was bad....

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PW #126: MG Spooky Mystery: A GHOULISH AFFAIR

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Cat Scully Mentee Name: Sean Steinle Title: A GHOULISH AFFAIR Category: Middle Grade Genre: Spooky Mystery Word Count: 30,000 Pitch: When 11-year-old Pen Waters gives...

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PW #127: MG Animal Adventure: OLIVE UNNEEDED

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentors: Fiona McLaren and Dionne McCulloch Mentee: Joe McCourt Title: OLIVE UNNEEDED Category: Middle Grade Genre: Animal Adventure Word Count: 49,000 Pitch: Olive the Sheltie can’t make her...

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PW #128: MG Mystery: THE FLYING GARZINIS

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Cat Scully Mentee Name: Kendal Snow Title: THE FLYING GARZINIS Category: Middle Grade Genre: Mystery Word Count: 63,000 Pitch: Elsie doesn’t believe in magic—or curses....

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PW #129: MG Adventure Fantasy: MARCO POLO & THE MAGICIAN’S RING

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Kevin Springer Mentee: Jamie Pacton Title: MARCO POLO & THE MAGICIAN’S RING Genre: MG Category: Adventure-Fantasy Word count: 40,000 Pitch: Marco Polo’s travels made history, but...

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PW #129: MG Adventure Fantasy: MARCO POLO & THE MAGICIAN'S RING

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Kevin Springer Mentee: Jamie Pacton Title: MARCO POLO & THE MAGICIAN’S RING Genre: MG Category: Adventure-Fantasy Word count: 40,000 Pitch: Marco Polo’s travels made history, but...

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PW #130: MG Horror: SPOOKY JANE

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Kendra Young Mentee Name: Heather Murphy Capps Title: SPOOKY JANE Category: MG Genre: Horror Word Count: 44,000 Pitch: The family rule is simple, never bring...

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PW #201: YA Contemporary: CAST IN SHADOW

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Phil Stamper Mentee Name: Lucinda Troy Title: CAST IN SHADOW Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 61,000 Pitch: Tomoe Ikeda is as skilled in...

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