Writers for Hope Auction

Writers for Hope

Bid on query critiques, page critiques, and all kinds of writerly things to benefit RAINN on the Writers for Hope Auction website.

Important things to know about this event:

Through this fundraiser you can bid on writing work critiques, consultation calls, signed books, signed CDs and book-related accessories and […]

Pitch Wars is against Bullying …

 

I’m back from traveling, and while I was out of town, I was saddened to learn of the recent suicide of Julie Lonewolf (@juliethewolf). Julie took her life in February after being targeted, stalked, and harassed by members of the online writing community. Julie was a queer, autistic, Black, and Native woman of […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Brenda Drake! We LOVE You!

 

Hope it’s the best day ever!

Just a note to the creator of Pitch Madness, #PitMad, and Pitch Wars . . .

We love and appreciate you, Brenda, for all you do for the writing community. For ignoring all the nasty reviews people give you for not getting into your contests. […]

Twitter Pitch Party Today!

See the official #PitMad page here.

 

There’s a twitter pitch party on the Twitter hashtag #PitMad today, December 1st, from 8AM to 8PM EDT.

Get your twitter pitches ready and make sure to include all the appropriate hashtags, especially #PitMad, in your 140 character tweet-pitch. If you need help creating the […]

Pitch Wars Insights by Michael Mammay

 

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. Pitch Wars is awesome, and it helps a lot of people, but it’s important to remember that it’s not a magic ticket. You […]

The Manuscript Academy Scholarship Giveaway!

 

The application period has closed. Winners will be contacted by email on or before October 24. If you don’t receive an email, it means you weren’t selected for the sponsorship. We had many entries and it will be difficult choosing just three.

We love giving back to the community, so please keep […]

Pitch Wars Interview with Kaitlin Hundscheid and her mentor, Ashley Martin

Our mentors are editing, our mentees are revising, and we hope you’re making progress on your own manuscript! While we’re all working toward the Agent Showcase on November 3rd-9th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2016 Pitch Wars Teams.

And now, we have . . […]

Pitch Wars Interview with Tara Creel and her mentor, Jenna Lehne

Our mentors are editing, our mentees are revising, and we hope you’re making progress on your own manuscript! While we’re all working toward the Agent Showcase on November 3rd-9th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2016 Pitch Wars Teams.

And now, we have . . […]

Editorial Giveaway by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy!

 

Cornerstones Literary Consultancy Giveaway!

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For those of you who don’t become a Pitch Wars mentee, we have a giveaway from Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.

Cornerstones, the No. 1 literary consultancy in the UK, has expanded into the US. They provide […]

Giveaways by Author Accelerator!

We’re excited to offer some amazing editorial prizes from the fabulous people at Author Accelerator. Three writers who entered Pitch Wars and weren’t chosen by a mentor will win a full manuscript evaluation. Manuscript evaluations give writers a comprehensive summary of the strengths and weaknesses of their story and a 15-point checklist of the […]