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What is Pitch Wars?

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Is it another contest? Oh, no, it’s so much better.

Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions on how to make the manuscript shine for an agent showcase. The mentor also helps edit their mentee’s pitch for the contest and their query letter for submitting to agents.

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It’s here! The Pitch Wars Class of 2019 Agent Showcase.

Wednesday, 5 February 2020  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  The Agent Showcase is here! Make sure to scroll down for some exciting news!! First, I want to thank all the mentors and committee members for volunteering and making...

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Pitch Wars 2019 Advice Blog Hop

Saturday, 19 October 2019  |  Posted by Ernie

Welcome to the 2019 Pitch Wars Advice Blog Hop! We thought it would be fun to reach out to some of our past mentees and some past non-mentee applicants to...

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Pitch Wars 2019 Mentor Blog Hop!

Wednesday, 11 September 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Welcome to the mentors’ wishlist blog hop! From today until submission day, use the linkies below to hop to all the mentors’ websites/blogs to read their bios, wishlists, and...

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Pitch Wars Success Stories with Sawyer Lovett and Their Mentor, Brenda Drake

Thursday, 28 May 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

We’re back with another Pitch Wars Success Story! Please join us in congratulating Sawyer Lovett and their mentor, Brenda Drake! Sawyer signed with Andrea Morrison at Writers House. We’re so excited...

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Pitch Wars 2020 Advice Blog Hop Sign Ups!

Monday, 25 May 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

Hey there! If you’ve participated in Pitch Wars, we’d like your help. We all have those “I wish I knew that when…” moments. Well, here’s your chance to share yours....

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Announcing: Pitch Wars Prep!

Friday, 22 May 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

  It’s almost time for Pitch Wars 2020! Which means it’s time to polish up your manuscript and start thinking about mentor choices. While Pitch Wars is an amazing program...

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Pitch Wars Success Stories with M. J. Soni and Her Mentors, Kellye Garrett and Mia P. Manansala

Tuesday, 19 May 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

We’re back with another Pitch Wars Success Story! Please join us in congratulating M.J. Soni (Manju) and her mentors, Kellye Garrett and Mia P. Manansala! Manju signed with Jessica Craig...

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Pitch Wars Success Stories with Brendan Maghran and His Mentor, Amanda Panitch

Monday, 18 May 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

We’re back with another Pitch Wars Success Story! Please join us in congratulating Brendan Maghran and his mentor, Amanda Panitch! Brendan signed with Sara Crowe at Pippin Properties. We’re so...

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We're thrilled at the different ways those in our Pitch Wars community are giving back—and we encourage them to do so. However, please keep in mind that Pitch Wars is not affiliated with any of these various contests, promotions, etc., including those of our mentors and mentees. Promoting any such opportunities via our social media channels doesn't imply endorsement or affiliation. We encourage you to do your research before participating.

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