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What is Pitch Wars?

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Is it another contest? Oh, no, it’s so much better.

Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions on how to make the manuscript shine for an agent showcase. The mentor also helps edit their mentee’s pitch for the contest and their query letter for submitting to agents.

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Your 2018 Pitch Wars Mentors!

Saturday, 14 July 2018  |  Posted by Brenda

There’s been a lot of changes happening behind the scenes of Pitch Wars. As we strive to make our mentoring program more inclusive, we’ve cut back a little to also...

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LOVE OVER TIME (Desert Monsoon Series, Book 2) by Pitch Wars mentor Diana A. Hicks … cover reveal!

Tuesday, 10 July 2018  |  Posted by Brenda

Coming Soon! The Wild Rose Press – Champagne Rose Can Henry trust the thief who broke his heart once upon a time with a con that means everything? Cover reveal...

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Sunday, 1 July 2018  |  Posted by Sarah Nicolas

Get to know your fellow Pitch Wars hopefuls, alumni, and mentors this summer with our #PWPoePrompts game, brought to you in cooperation with the 2017 Pitch Wars Mentee class! Have...

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How to Research Literary Agents and Publishers before Sending Materials

Friday, 29 June 2018  |  Posted by Sarah Nicolas

As you may know, Pitch Wars is a mentoring event culminating in an agent round and #pitmad is a quarterly twitter pitch event. For #pitmad, any agent or editor can...

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Happy Release Day to A LADY’S GUIDE TO ETIQUETTE AND MURDER by past Pitch Wars mentee, Dianne Freeman!

Tuesday, 26 June 2018  |  Posted by Brenda

Amazon | Chapters Indigo | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound About the book … In this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the...

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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.

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