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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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