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November 2016

CATALYST by Kristin Smith … release day!

Monday, 21 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Kristin Smith’s debut novel, Catalyst, officially releases today!  Catalyst Kristin Smith (The Deception Game, #1) Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: November 21st 2016 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult  ...

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BEST. NIGHT. EVER.: A Story Told from Seven Points of View . . . Cover Reveal and giveaway!

Friday, 18 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Cover illustration by James Lopez   TITLE: BEST. NIGHT. EVER.: A Story Told from Seven Points of View AUTHORS: Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, Gail...

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A 2015 Pitch Wars Success Interview with Tracey Enerson Wood and her mentor, Alex White

Thursday, 17 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

The successes from last year are still rolling in along with our new ones! We’re so excited! Our favorite part of hosting pitch contests is being a part of a writer’s triumphs. Today...

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Pitch Wars Insights by Michael Mammay

Tuesday, 15 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Now that the agent round for Pitch Wars this year is over, I want to talk about some of the hard truths that sometimes get glossed over in the excitement....

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FAITHFUL by Pitch Wars Mentor, Michelle Hauck … release day!

Tuesday, 15 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

The next volume in the Birth of Saints series is available now! Following Grudging–and with a mix of Terry Goodkind and Bernard Cornwall–religion, witchcraft, and chivalry war in Faithful, the...

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A Pitch Wars Success Story with Lynn Vroman and her mentor Judi Lauren

Monday, 14 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Our favorite part of hosting pitch contests is being a part of a writer’s successes. Today we celebrate Lynn Vroman and her Pitch Wars mentor Judi Lauren! Lynn recently signed with MacKenzie Fraser-Bub of Fraser-Bub Literary, and...

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Pitch Wars Agent Showcase . . . Adult and New Adult Entries

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Welcome to the Pitch Wars Agent Showcase! Adult and New Adult entries … For those unfamiliar with Pitch Wars, it’s a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or interns chose mentees and...

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Pitch Wars Agent Showcase … Middle Grade Entries

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Welcome to the Pitch Wars Agent Showcase! Middle Grade entries … For those unfamiliar with Pitch Wars, it’s a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or interns chose mentees and work...

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Pitch Wars Agent Showcase . . . Young Adult Entries

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Welcome to the Pitch Wars Agent Showcase! Young Adult entries … For those unfamiliar with Pitch Wars, it’s a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or interns chose mentees and work...

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PW #301: Young Adult Thriller: FLASH MOB MURDERS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Dawn Ius Mentee: Kimberly Gabriel Title: FLASH MOB MURDERS Category/Genre: Young Adult Thriller Word Count: 78,000 Pitch: Amateur vigilante, Lia Finch, vows to take down the flash mob that murdered...

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  • 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)

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