Pitch Wars Team Interviews: Rosie Brown with mentor Laura Pohl, Ryan McLeod with mentors Dan Koboldt & Michael Mammay, and Sabine McMenes with mentor A.B. Sevan

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.

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Holiday Post and Giveaway with Pitch Wars Mentor, Dan Koboldt

As 2016 draws to a close, I have to admit that it changed my life in some important ways. I saw my debut novel, The Rogue Retrieval, published by Harper Voyager. I split with my first literary agent. I got a 2-book offer from my editor, and found a new literary agent. I caught […]

Get to know the Pitch Wars Mentors Mini Interviews . . . No. 3 Adult

From June 27th through July 18th, we’ll be posting mini-interviews with most of the Pitch Wars mentors so you can get to know them. Many of the mentors also hang out on twitter. Follow the links to their Twitter accounts and say hello. They’ll be on the #PitchWars hashtag tweeting advice and answering questions.

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One Mentor's Journey: Query Trenches to Published Author by Dan Koboldt

POST BY: Dan Koboldt

Pitching contests can be a double edged sword. On one hand, they offer aspiring authors a chance to get some additional exposure to literary agents, often with the input of author-mentors who’ve already managed to land one. On the other hand, they’re notoriously hard to get into, meaning that the vast […]

One Mentor’s Journey: Query Trenches to Published Author by Dan Koboldt

POST BY: Dan Koboldt

Pitching contests can be a double edged sword. On one hand, they offer aspiring authors a chance to get some additional exposure to literary agents, often with the input of author-mentors who’ve already managed to land one. On the other hand, they’re notoriously hard to get into, meaning that the vast […]