Have questions about submitting to Pitch Wars or just want to know what it is? Start here!

November 2016

PW #372: Young Adult Taiwanese Horror (Own Voices): HUNGRY GHOSTS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentors: Janella Angeles and Axie Oh Mentee: Judy Lin Title: HUNGRY GHOSTS Category: Young Adult Genre: Taiwanese Horror (Own Voices) Word Count: 85,000 Pitch: Food blogger Lydia thinks...

Read More

PW #373: Young Adult Contemporary (Own Voices): THE BRAVERY OF ZOE AL-MANSUR

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Dannie Morin Mentee: Sara C. Metz Title: THE BRAVERY OF ZOE AL-MANSUR Category/Genre: YA Contemporary (Own Voices) Word Count: 58,300 Pitch: Fifteen-year-old Zuhayra “Zoe” al-Mansur, a Muslim...

Read More

PW #374: Young Adult Science Fiction: ROGUE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: 1 month Mentor Names: Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria Lunetta Mentee Name: Allison Castle Title: ROGUE Category: Young Adult Genre: Science Fiction Word Count: 85,000 Pitch: Unaware her...

Read More

PW #375: Young Adult Thriller: A SILENT GOODBYE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: FINISHED Mentor: Trisha Leaver & Kelly Calabrese Mentee: Angela Cappillo Title: A SILENT GOODBYE Category: Young Adult Genre: Thriller Word Count: 70,000 Pitch: Chloe has spent every second...

Read More

PW #201: Middle Grade Magical Realism: DOPPELGÄNGER

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Jessica Vitalis/Amanda Hill/Cindy Baldwin Mentee: Kit Rosewater Title: DOPPELGÄNGER Category: Middle Grade Genre: Magical Realism Word Count: 48,000 Pitch: The vitiligo on Tami’s skin has always made...

Read More

PW #202: Middle Grade Contemporary: THE WINDUP

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Stefanie Wass Mentee Name: Steven Carman Title: THE WINDUP Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 43,000 Pitch: After losing his twin brother and his...

Read More

PW #203: Middle Grade Contemporary Adventure/Humor: FRANKENUT

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Rebecca Petruck Mentee Name: Jennifer Bryson Title: FRANKENUT Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Adventure/Humor Word Count: 40,000 Pitch: When a downtrodden squirrel meets a talking...

Read More

PW #204: Middle Grade Historical Fantasy: AN IMPOSSIBLE MAGIC

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Juliana Brandt Mentee Name: Lacee Little Title: AN IMPOSSIBLE MAGIC Category/Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fantasy Word Count: 62,000 Pitch: Already an expert at manipulating illusions,...

Read More

PW #205: Middle Grade Mystery: THE ORDER OF BLACK HOLLOW LANE

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Julie C. Dao Mentee Name: Julia Nobel Title: THE ORDER OF BLACK HOLLOW LANE Category/Genre: Middle Grade Mystery Word Count: 56,000 words Pitch: When her...

Read More

PW #206: Middle Grade Contemporary: OLD-FASHIONED NEWFANGLED GIRLS

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript status: Finished Mentor Name: Joy McCullough Mentee Name: Faith Hough Title: OLD-FASHIONED NEWFANGLED GIRLS Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 55,000 Pitch: When their best friend Clara moves...

Read More
IMPORTANT!
We're thrilled at the different ways those in our Pitch Wars community are giving back—and we encourage them to do so. However, please keep in mind that Pitch Wars is not affiliated with any of these various contests, promotions, etc., including those of our mentors and mentees. Promoting any such opportunities via our social media channels doesn't imply endorsement or affiliation. We encourage you to do your research before participating.

Pitch Wars takes a stand. ANTI-BULLYING. Click here to review our policy


Check out our 2018 list of Participating Agents

Pitch Wars 2018

Blog Archives

Blog Categories

  • May 15, 2018 (approx): Mentor Application Window Opens
  • May 30, 2018: Mentor Application Window Closes
  • June 7, 2018: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)
  • July 15, 2018: Mentors Announced
  • August 14 – 27, 2018: Pitch Wars Mentor Blog Hop
  • August 27, 2018 (midnight EDT): Mentee Submission Window Opens 
  • August 29, 2018 (10PM EDT): Mentee Submission Window Closes 
  • September 6, 2018:: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)
  • October 12, 2018: Pitch Wars Mentees Announced
  • February 6 – 11, 2019: Agent Showcase
    • February 6: Adult entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 7: MG entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 8: YA entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
  • December 6, 2018: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)

Save

Save

Save