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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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Happy Release to MIDSUMMER’S MAYHEM by Rajani LaRocca

Wednesday, 12 June 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

             About the book … Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary-fantasy retelling of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big...

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Happy Release Day to TIME OF MY LIFE by Laura Heffernan

Monday, 3 June 2019  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

Available now on Amazon About the book Janey’s never felt this way before, but passengers are off limits. It’s only one dirty dance…what could go wrong? Legend says everyone who...

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Happy Release Day to PIE IN THE SKY by Remy Lai

Tuesday, 14 May 2019  |  Posted by Gwynne Jackson

About the book A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy’s immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! Sometimes life isn’t a piece of cake...

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Pitch Wars Congratulates Tiffany Liu and her Mentors, Jessica Vitalis and Julie Artz

Monday, 29 April 2019  |  Posted by Lisa Leoni

We’re so excited whenever one of our mentees gets an agent offer or a publishing deal. Celebrating these successes is one of our favorite parts of the Pitch Wars process....

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Cover Showcase for the GAMER GIRLS SERIES by Past Pitch Wars Mentor Laura Heffernan

Monday, 22 April 2019  |  Posted by Lisa Leoni

  About TIME OF MY LIFE She needs a partner, but passengers are off limits. It’s only one dirty dance… Legend says everyone who boards the Oceanic Aphrodite will find...

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