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November 2016

PW #302: Young Adult Science Fiction (Own Voices LGBT+): THROUGH GILDED VEINS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Linsey Miller Mentee: Rosiee Thor Title: THROUGH GILDED VEINS Category/Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction (Own Voices LGBT+) Word Count: 80,000 Pitch: When Anna, an outlaw-mechanic, and...

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PW #303: Young Adult Urban Fantasy: THE MEMORY KEEPER

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: 2 week delivery Mentor: Lizzy Charles Mentee: Talynn Lynn Title: THE MEMORY KEEPER Category/Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy Word Count: 73,000 Pitch: Skyla Jenkins has mere hours to...

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PW #304: Young Adult Literary Thriller: THEN BEGGARS WOULD RIDE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Destiny Cole Mentee Name: Tracie V. Martin Title: THEN BEGGARS WOULD RIDE Category: Young Adult Genre: Literary Thriller Word Count: 64,000 words Pitch: Everyone believes...

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PW #305: Young Adult Fantasy: THE PHANTOM, THE SPY, AND THE CROWN

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Amanda Foody Mentee Name: Alison Brown Title: THE PHANTOM, THE SPY, AND THE CROWN Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 92,000 Pitch: Dreyden would...

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PW #306: Young Adult LGBT Fantasy: VENDETTA OF MONSTERS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentors: Sarah Nicolas & Leigh Mar Mentee: Ellie Luken Title: VENDETTA OF MONSTERS Category/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy (LGBT) Word Count: 98,000 Pitch: Raised to kill undead monsters,...

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PW #307: Young Adult Contemporary (Own Voices): VERA WITH A VENGEANCE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Diana Gallagher Mentee: Tracy Gold Title: VERA WITH A VENGEANCE Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary (Own Voices) Word Count: 84,000 Pitch: Vera Davis isn’t your typical teenage...

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PW #308: Young Adult Magical Realism: CHIMERICAL

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: McKelle George Mentee Name: Cole Bucciaglia Nagamatsu Title: CHIMERICAL Category: Young Adult Genre: Magical Realism Word Count: 87,000 Pitch: No one ever leaves Corinna’s ghost-haunted town—until her neighbor...

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PW #309: Young Adult Science Fiction: MONSTERS BENEATH OUR SKIN

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Sharon M. Johnston Mentee: Michelle Graham Title: MONSTERS BENEATH OUR SKIN Category/Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Word Count: 88,000 Pitch: The Darkness, a fog-like entity from...

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PW #310: Young Adult Speculative Historical Fiction: SASSAFRAS ROAD

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Jenni L. Walsh Mentee Name: Sarah Van Goethem Title: SASSAFRAS ROAD Category: Young Adult Genre: Speculative Historical Fiction Word Count: 75,000 Pitch: In 1924, four-year-old Ada Mae Baker vanishes from Sassafras Road...

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PW #311: Young Adult Historical Fantasy: THE BRIGHTEST SHADE OF FLAME

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Heather Cashman Mentee: Andrea Kjaer Title: THE BRIGHTEST SHADE OF FLAME Category/Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy Word Count: 90,000 Pitch:  When a Norseman possessed by a treasure-hungry djinni steals Anje’s mythical hammer,...

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