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November 2016

PW #322: Young Adult Contemporary: UPSTAGED

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Karen McManus Mentee Name: Olivia Hinebaugh Title: UPSTAGED Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 60,000 Pitch: A contemporary retelling of AMADEUS set in a cutthroat...

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PW #323: Young Adult Near-Historical: CHILDREN OF THE DUST

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Karen Fortunati Mentee: Shawn Barnes Title: CHILDREN OF THE DUST Category: Young Adult Genre: Near-Historical Word Count: 86,000 Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Matt Hayes is many things: student;...

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PW #324: Young Adult Contemporary: GRIDIRON GIRL

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Molly E. Lee Mentee: Tamara Girardi Title: GRIDIRON GIRL Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 76,000 Pitch: Julia Medina knew competing against her boyfriend to...

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PW #325: Young Adult Contemporary: LOVE, LIES, AND THE OTHER TEAM DIES

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Marty Mayberry Mentee: Amelia Creed Title: LOVE, LIES, AND THE OTHER TEAM DIES Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 85,000 Pitch: Masha Herrera meets the...

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PW #326: Young Adult Science Fiction Romance: PROJECT A.I.D.E.N

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Judi Lauren Mentee: Lindsey Frydman Title: PROJECT A.I.D.E.N Category: Young Adult Genre: Science Fiction Romance Word Count: 69,000 Pitch: Aiden is the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics...

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PW #327: Young Adult Contemporary: OLD TOWN

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Judi Lauren Mentee: Clay Harmon Title: OLD TOWN Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 76,000 Pitch: Sixteen-year-old Ben Nguyen skips town, headed for his sister’s...

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PW #328: Young Adult Thriller: CALCULATED

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Pintip Dunn Mentee: Nova McBee Title: CALCULATED Category: Young Adult Genre: Thriller Word Count: 105,000 Pitch: Eighteen-year-old math prodigy, Phoenix, could predict all the possibilities around...

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PW #329: Young Adult Contemporary: STAGED

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Jennifer Blackwood Mentee: Susie Fisher Title: STAGED Category: Young Adult: Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 62,000 Pitch: Gossip Girl meets Nashville. After seventeen-year-old country music sensation Paxton...

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PW #330: Young Adult Contemporary: WE ARE EMBERS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Amy Trueblood Mentee: Ashley D. MacKenzie Title: WE ARE EMBERS Category: Young Adult: Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 62,000 Pitch: When fire destroys Zeida and Micah’s apartment,...

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PW #331: Young Adult Contemporary Paranormal: THE WRECKAGE OF US

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn Mentee: Mary C. Dunbar Title: THE WRECKAGE OF US Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary with paranormal elements Word Count: 85,000 Pitch: After an...

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