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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 Day to MOONSWORN by past mentee Amber Renard

Wednesday, 20 February 2019  |  Posted by Lisa Leoni

Available now About the book… Kel O’Conley, DVM, treats supernaturals and their pets. Where else can a witch take a talking familiar for vaccinations or vampires get a stake removed?...

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Happy Release Day to JUST FOR CLICKS by past mentee Kara McDowell

Tuesday, 19 February 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

I’m so excited for the release of Kara McDowell’s JUST FOR CLICKS today! Kara was mine and Heather Cashman’s Pitch Wars mentee in 2016. She was such a hard worker...

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Happy Release Day to WHERE OBLIVION LIVES by mentor T. Frohock

Tuesday, 19 February 2019  |  Posted by Lisa Leoni

Available now About the book… A lyrical historical fantasy adventure, set in 1932 Spain and Germany, that brings to life the world of the novellas collected in Los Nefilim: Spanish...

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Happy Release Day to THE CARNIVAL OF WISHES AND DREAMS by past mentor Jenny Lundquist

Tuesday, 12 February 2019  |  Posted by Lisa Leoni

Available now on Amazon About the book… In the tradition of Wishtree and You May Already Be a Winner, this hopeful middle grade novel tells the story of three former friends who must come...

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It’s here! The Pitch Wars Agent Showcase and the passing of the Managing Director’s torch.

Wednesday, 6 February 2019  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  The Agent Showcase is here! Make sure to scroll down for some exciting news!! For those who don’t know what Pitch Wars is, it’s a mentoring program where published/agented authors,...

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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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