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November 2015

PW #212: YA Contemporary: OUT OF LEFT FIELD

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished. Mentor Name: Lori Goldstein and Chelsea Bobulski Mentee Name: Kris Li Title: OUT OF LEFT FIELD Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 67,000 Pitch: A love of...

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PW #213: YA Speculative Thriller: THE OUTS

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Jessica Souders w/a J.A. Souders Mentee Name: Sean Easley w/a E.S. Wesley Title:THE OUTS Category: Young Adult Genre: Speculative Thriller Word Count: 98,000 Pitch: When global,...

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PW #214: YA Contemporary: THE STAGGERING FORCE OF WANT

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Kate Brauning Mentee Name: Ashley D. MacKenzie Title: THE STAGGERING FORCE OF WANT Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 82,000  Pitch: The senior trip...

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PW #215: YA Fantasy: THE NAMELESS QUEEN

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Laura Salters Mentee Name: Rebecca McLaughlin Title: THE NAMELESS QUEEN Category: YA Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 105,000 Pitch: Coin is Nameless—no home, no family,...

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PW #216: YA Contemporary: ALL HAPPY FAMILIES

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Marieke Nijkamp Mentee Name: Erin Foster Hartley Title: ALL HAPPY FAMILIES Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 61,000   Pitch: Sixteen-year-old drag queen Alexander and his half-siblings...

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PW #217: YA Contemporary: GAME FACE

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Emily Martin Mentee Name: Taryn Bashford Title: GAME FACE Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 82,000 Pitch: When a losing streak shakes her confidence, seventeen-year-old...

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PW #218: YA Contemporary: SOMETHING LIKE GRAVITY

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: 2 week delivery Mentor Name: Jeanmarie Anaya Mentee Name: Jessica Fonseca Title: SOMETHING LIKE GRAVITY Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 82,000 Pitch: Texting her boyfriend’s best friend...

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PW #219: YA Contemporary: MARGO TATE’S LIST (Of Things More Important Than Being Skinny)

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Jenni Walsh & Trisha Leaver Mentee Name: Bethany Sampson Title: MARGO TATE’S LIST (Of Things More Important Than Being Skinny) Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary...

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PW #220: YA Contemporary: ACING ATHERTON

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Diana Gallagher Mentee Name: Kelly Garcia Title: ACING ATHERTON Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 73,000 Pitch: When an honors student with master...

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PW #221: YA Magical Realism: A PALE, DARK SUMMER

Monday, 2 November 2015  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Lisa Maxwell Mentee Name: Pasha Westbrook Title: A PALE, DARK SUMMER Category: YA Genre: Magic Realism Word Count: 65,000 Pitch: In a town too small to...

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