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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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The Pitch Wars 2020 mentor application is live!

Monday, 22 June 2020  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Want to be a mentor in Pitch Wars 2020? Applications to be a Pitch Wars Mentor in 2020 are now opened. Get your applications in! You have from today until the...

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Announcing 2020 Pitch Wars Dates!

Friday, 3 April 2020  |  Posted by Sarah Nicolas

Hi Pitch Wars! As previously announced after the Agent Showcase, I’m thrilled to be serving as your 2020 Managing Director! You may or may not have seen the announcement of...

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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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Happy Release Day to EVA EVERGREEN, SEMI-MAGICAL WITCH by Julie Abe

Tuesday, 4 August 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

A young witch must pass a coming-of-age quest or risk losing her magic forever in this enchanting fantasy — perfect for fans of Kiki’s Delivery Service and Aru Shah and the End of...

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Pitch Wars Success Stories with Vaishnavi Patel and Her Mentor, Sarah Remy

Thursday, 23 July 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

We’re back with another Pitch Wars Success Story! Please join us in congratulating Vaishnavi Patel and her mentor, Sarah Remy! Vaishnavi signed with Lucienne Diver at The Knight Agency. We’re...

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Happy Release Day to YOU’RE NEXT by Kylie Schachte

Tuesday, 7 July 2020  |  Posted by Rochelle Karina

When a girl with a troubled history of finding dead bodies investigates the murder of her ex, she uncovers a plot to put herself—and everyone she loves—on the list of...

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The Pitch Wars 2020 mentor application is live!

Monday, 22 June 2020  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Want to be a mentor in Pitch Wars 2020? Applications to be a Pitch Wars Mentor in 2020 are now opened. Get your applications in! You have from today until the...

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Happy Release Day to THE KINDER POISON by Pitch Wars alum Natalie Mae!

Tuesday, 16 June 2020  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Razorbill | Penguin Random House 2020 YA fantasy ISBN:  1984835211 (ISBN-13: 9781984835215) View on Goodreads | Read the first 4 chapters Buy From:  Indiebound | Barnes & Noble | Amazon | Book Depository...

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