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November 2016

PW #207: Middle Grade Fantasy: THE MIDNIGHT FLIGHT OF THE SALEM MAGI

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: G.K. Byrne Mentee: Elliot Smith Title: THE MIDNIGHT FLIGHT OF THE SALEM MAGI Category/Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy Word Count: 57,000 Pitch: Twins, Ark and Swanette, are...

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PW #208: Middle Grade Contemporary: SNOW DAY

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Lisa Lewis Tyre Mentee: David Swindler Title: SNOW DAY Category/Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Word Count: 40,000 Pitch: There are 38 kid-rumored ways to make it snow, and...

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PW #209: Middle Grade Contemporary Fantasy: THE CURIOUS CURSE OF THE LONELY LIBRARY

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Ashley Martin Mentee: Kaitlin Hundscheid Title: THE CURIOUS CURSE OF THE LONELY LIBRARY Category/Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Fantasy Word Count: 52,000 Pitch: When twelve-year-old Theodore visits...

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PW #210: Middle Grade Contemporary Mystery: THE SECRET OF SAGAMORE HILL

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: K.C. Held Mentee: Patty Lenz Bovie Title: THE SECRET OF SAGAMORE HILL Category/Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Mystery Word Count: 38,000 Pitch: Twelve-year-old history fanatic Rebecca Finley...

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PW #211: Middle Grade Historical Fiction (Neuro-diverse, Own Voices): PLANET EARTH IS BLUE

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Ellie Terry Mentee Name: Nicole Elizabeth Panteleakos Title: PLANET EARTH IS BLUE Category: Middle Grade Genre: Historical Fiction (Neuro-diverse, Own Voices) Word Count: 37,000 Pitch:...

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PW #212: Middle Grade Contemporary Horror: GHOST TRAIN

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Rebecca Petruck Mentee Name: Liz Edelbrock Title: GHOST TRAIN Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Horror Word Count: 42,000 Pitch: As the only living passengers on...

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PW #213: Middle Grade Light Science Fiction: THE SOCIETY OF FLYERS

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Kim Long Mentee Name: Taylor B. Gardner Title: THE SOCIETY OF FLYERS Category: Middle Grade Genre: Light Science Fiction Word Count: 51,000 Pitch: Twelve-year-old Nicole will do whatever it...

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PW #214: Middle Grade Contemporary Realistic Fiction: THE SOUND OF BELONG

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Ellie Terry Mentee Name: Marcia Hoehne Title: THE SOUND OF BELONG Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Word Count: 41,000 Pitch: Bitsy was three...

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PW #215: Middle Grade Contemporary Animal Story: CALL ME ALASTAIR

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Amanda Hill, Cindy Baldwin Mentee Name: Cory Leonardo Title: CALL ME ALASTAIR Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Animal Story Word Count: 53,000 Pitch: THE ONE...

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PW #216: Middle Grade Contemporary Magical Realism: BREATHING UNDERWATER

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Ellie Terry Mentee Name: Sarah Allen Title: BREATHING UNDERWATER Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Magical Realism Word Count: 46,000 Pitch: While on the cross-country road...

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