Pitch Wars 2016 Success Interview with Hema Penmetsa and her mentor, Holly Faur

 

Our favorite part of hosting pitch contests around here is hearing about successes. Today we celebrate Hema Penmetsa and her Pitch Wars mentor Holly Faur! Hema recently signed with Jaida Temperly of New Leaf Literary and Media Inc., and we’re so over-the-moon excited for her. So please join me in congratulating Hema and […]

Pitch Wars Success Story with Jenny Rosen and her mentor, Kim Graff

 

When our mentees land an agent or a publishing deal, it’s one of the highlights of being part of Pitch Wars. We’re so excited for Jenny Rosen and her mentor, Kim Graff. Jenny got an audiobook deal with Hachette Audio since being a mentee in Pitch Wars, and we couldn’t be happier for […]

Pitch Wars Webinars: Realistically & Authentically Portraying Psychological Disorders in Your Fiction with Clinical Psychologist Jessica Bayliss

WEBINARS Pitch Wars Webinars Presents…

Realistically & Authentically Portraying Psychological Disorders in Your Fiction

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide struggle with mental health concerns, including depression, PTSD, panic, and OCD. Most of our lives have been touched by these challenges in some way. Yet these aren’t always well-understood, and inaccurate portrayals in fiction […]

PITCHWARS: SHOULD I OR SHOULDN’T I? by mentor, Michael Mammay

PITCHWARS: SHOULD I OR SHOULDN’T I?

That’s the question, right? Should I, or shouldn’t I? Simple. Binary. Sometimes it’s easy. Like if the question is ‘Should I eat that last taco?’ Yes. Obviously. Do I want to go see the next movie that’s a reboot of a TV show with you? Absolutely not.

But […]

PREPARING FOR PITCH WARS: What Should You Be Doing In June by mentor Michael Mammay

PREPARING FOR PITCH WARS What Should You Be Doing In June

You may have heard, Pitch Wars is coming up. Sure, it’s still a couple months away, but obsession season starts in like four weeks. What’s obsession season? That’s where we spend all kinds of time talking about it on the #pitchwars hashtag and […]

Query or First Page Workshops . . . Sign Up Now!

Enter ONE of the Rafflecopters below for the chance to have a free query or first page critique! During May, June, and July, Pitch Wars mentors will be helping you shine up your query or first page. They will be posted after being critiqued on the blog, so please–only enter if you’re […]

A Pitch Wars Success Story with Christine L. Herman and her mentor, Amanda Foody

Having our mentees land an agent or a publishing deal is one of the highlights of being part of Pitch Wars. We’re so excited for Christine L. Herman and her mentor, Amanda Foody. Christine signed with Kelly Sonnack of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency after Pitch Wars 2016, and we couldn’t be happier for […]

A Pitch Wars Success Story with Dianne Freeman and her mentor, E.B. Wheeler

Having our mentees land an agent or a publishing deal is one of the highlights of being part of Pitch Wars. We’re so excited for Dianne Freeman and her mentor, E.B. Wheeler. Dianne signed with Melissa Edwards of Stonesong Literary Agency after Pitch Wars 2016, and we couldn’t be happier for her! Please, help […]

A Pitch Wars Success Story with Helen Hoang and her mentor, Brighton Walsh

Having our mentees land an agent or a publishing deal is one of the highlights of being part of Pitch Wars. We’re so excited for Helen Hoang and her mentor, Brighton Walsh. Helen signed with Kim Lionetti of BookEnds Literary Agency after Pitch Wars 2016, and we couldn’t be happier for her! Please, help […]

A Pitch Wars Success Story with Heather Elliott and her mentor, Charlie Holmberg!

Having our mentees land an agent or a publishing deal is one of the highlights of being part of Pitch Wars. We’re so excited for Heather Elliott and her mentor, Charlie N. Holmberg. Heather signed with Marlene Stringer of Stringer Literary after Pitch Wars 2016, and we couldn’t be happier for her! Please, help […]