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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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Pitch Wars 2019 … The Mentors’ Picks!

Saturday, 2 November 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  After weeks of reading and obsessing over all the fabulous entries our amazing mentors have finally chosen their mentees! Behind the scenes, there’s been blood, sweat, and tears. Our...

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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 … submission window is now open!

Tuesday, 24 September 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  The submission window for Pitch Wars 2019 is now open! You have until it closes on September 27 at 10PM Eastern Time to submit your entry form. This mentorship...

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Pitch Wars Team Interviews with Vaishnavi Patel and her mentor, Sarah Remy

Thursday, 14 November 2019  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

  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 starting on February...

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Pitch Wars Team Interviews with Briana Miano and her mentors, Raquel Vasquez Gilliland and Sandra Proudman

Wednesday, 13 November 2019  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

  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 starting on February...

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Pitch Wars Team Interviews with Kelis Rowe and her mentor, J. Elle

Wednesday, 13 November 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  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 starting on February...

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Pitch Wars Team Interview with Piper Vossy and her mentor, Susan Bishop Crispell

Wednesday, 13 November 2019  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

  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 starting on February...

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Happy Release day to A Perfect Mistake by Laura Brown

Tuesday, 12 November 2019  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

About the book Falling for the forbidden has never felt so right… When social worker Nica Anders indulges in one night of sexual passion with delicious Deaf man Cam Thompson,...

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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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