Pitch Wars Success Story with Anne Raven and her mentors, Marty Mayberry and Léonie Kelsall

We’re so excited whenever one of our mentees gets an agent offer or a publishing deal. Celebrating these successes is one of our favorite parts of the Pitch Wars process. We hope you can join us in congratulating Anne Raven and her mentors, Marty Mayberry and Léonie Kelsall. Anne signed with Amanda Jain at […]

Pitch Wars loses one of its own …

 

It is with a heavy heart and great sadness to inform you that Pitch Wars lost one of its own last night. Our adult mentor, Derek Chivers, passed away last night. He leaves behind a wife and two small daughters. If you can help his family out, a friend of his has started […]

First Chapter Faux Pas with Agent Carrie Pestritto of Laura Dail Literary Agency

 

Pitch Wars Webinars presents . . . First Chapter Faux Pas with Agent Carrie Pestritto of Laura Dail Literary Agency […]

PW #117: Adult Science Fiction: SUBJECT ONE

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Pitch Wars 2016 Success Interview with Jennieke Cohen and her mentor Tobie Easton

The best part of hosting pitch contests is being a part of a writer’s successes. Today we celebrate Jennieke Cohen and her Pitch Wars mentor Tobie Easton! Jennieke recently signed with Jennifer Unter of The Unter Agency, and we couldn’t be happier for her. So please join me in congratulating Jennieke and Tobie as […]

Pitch Wars Team Interviews: Kristin L. Walters with mentors McKelle George and Heather Cashman & Amanda Donegan with mentors Brenda Drake and Heather Cashman

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 1st-7th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2017 Pitch Wars Teams.

And now, we have . . […]

Pitch Wars Team Interviews: Sarah Vilain with mentor Rebecca Denton and Sarah White with mentors Heather Ezell & Rachel Griffin

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 1st-7th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2017 Pitch Wars Teams.

And now, we have . . […]

Pitch Wars Submission Issue

 

We had an issue come up regarding the submission applications for Pitch Wars 2017 on brenda-drake.com. When attachments were uploaded through the form builder, our old server posted a link to the uploaded doc to Google. All the attachments have been removed, but the link may still be on Google. It would only […]

Pitch Wars Team Interviews: Isaac Fitzsimons with mentor Natalka Burian & Hoda Agharazi with mentors Sharon M. Johnston and Stacey Nash

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 1st-7th, we hope you’ll take a moment during your writing breaks and get to know our 2017 Pitch Wars Teams.

And now, we have . . […]

Pitch Wars Webinars: NaNoWriMo Prep: Using Fast Drafting to Silence the Inner Editor

 

Pitch Wars Webinars presents . . . NaNoWriMo Prep: Using Fast Drafting to Silence the Inner Editor

Does your internal editor make it hard for you to complete a novel-length work? Do have a secret stock-pile of half-finished manuscripts that never seem to make it to done? Have you always wanted to participate […]