Day 2 (Part 2): Pitch Wars Query and First Page Workshop with Mentors Nikki Roberti and Jami Nord

Welcome to our Query and 1st Page Workshop with some of our amazing Pitch Wars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected writers to participate in our query and first page workshops. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a query or 500 word opening from our lucky winners. We’ll be posting four critiques per […]

Pitch Wars Interview with Hetal Avanee and her mentors, K.T. Hanna and Jami Nord

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 Team Chimera […]

Get to know the Pitch Wars Mentors Mini Interviews . . . No. 5 Adult/New 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.


Day 5 (Part 2) of May’s Voice Workshop with Pitch Wars mentor Jami Nord

Welcome to May’s Voice Workshop with some of our amazing Pitch Wars mentors. From a Rafflecopter lottery drawing, we selected over thirty writers to participate in the workshop. Each mentor has graciously critiqued a 500 word sample that the writer chose from his or her manuscript where he or she felt they […]

Pitch Wars Success Story with May B. Bridges and her mentor, Jami Nord!

I’m a little new to the world of pitch contests and have never even entered Pitch Wars, but I’ve seen the other side of it. Book deals, agent calls, the support, the camaraderie, being picked up when you think there’s no way to stand anymore. This is the best […]

Pitch Madness 2016 . . . Introducing Round 1 Readers!

Pitch Madness Mario Kart Edition

For those who don’t know about Pitch Madness, click here for THE OFFICIAL RULES.

The Pitch Madness submission window will be open from 12:01 AM EST on February 26 until 11:59PM EST! There is no limit of how many entries will be accepted. Please note: All entries sent […]

Query & 1st Page Workshop with Chimera Editing Services … Day 5

15 critiques for ’15!

My wonderful critique partners have started a new freelance editing business and agreed to sponsor my January workshop. Jami Nord and K.T. Hanna have helped me spruce up my manuscripts and now they’re helping fifteen lucky and brave writers with theirs. The winners have already been picked. In the next […]