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November 2016

PW #217: Middle Grade Contemporary Fantasy: SISTERS OF THE SEA

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Alexandra Alessandri Mentee Name: Suzi Guina Title: SISTERS OF THE SEA Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Word Count: 60,000 Pitch: While visiting Faial, twelve-year-old Isabel...

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PW #218: Middle Grade Light Science Fiction/Humor: MISHAPS OF A SIXTH GRADE SCIENTIST

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Allison Ziegler Mentee: Chrystal Carver Title: MISHAPS OF A SIXTH GRADE SCIENTIST Category/Genre: Middle Grade Light Science Fiction/Humor Word Count: 40,000 Pitch: Eliana’s sixth grade to-do...

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PW #219: Middle Grade Contemporary: STEPPING UP

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Shari Schwarz Mentee Name: Patrick Thornton Title: STEPPING UP Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 40,000 Pitch: When twelve-year-old Nate’s dad deploys to Afghanistan,...

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PW #220: Middle Grade Contemporary: HOLD ME UP

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Melyssa Mercado Mentee Name: Dana Kramaroff Title: HOLD ME UP Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 48,000 Pitch: Eleven-year-old Nat’s got aching knees she’d...

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PW #221: Middle Grade Paranormal Mystery: GHOSTBESTIES

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Kara Seal Mentee: April Wall Title: GHOSTBESTIES Category/Genre: Middle Grade Paranormal Mystery Word Count: 45,000 Pitch: Winnie Birchwood lives for the dead. Sadly, her principal doesn’t,...

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PW #222: Middle Grade Mystery-Twist of Magical Realism: HEARST’S GREATEST TREASURE

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Jenna Lehne Mentee: Tara Creel Title: HEARST’S GREATEST TREASURE Category/Genre: Middle Grade Mystery with a twist of Magical Realism Word Count: 52 000 Pitch: When thirteen-year-old Amelia’s...

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PW #223: Middle Grade Contemporary: OPERATION: NORMAL

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: 6 Weeks Delivery Mentors: Dee Romito and Jen Malone Mentee: Elizabeth Dimit Title: OPERATION: NORMAL Category/Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary Word Count: 33,000 Pitch: When ten-year-old Avery Lawson learns...

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PW #224: Middle Grade Contemporary Mystery: THE CAROUSEL KEEPER

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Rebecca Wells Mentee: Hope Grietzer Title: THE CAROUSEL KEEPER Category: Middle Grade Genre: Contemporary Mystery Word Count: 43,000 Pitch: Following a family tragedy, Maggie makes a...

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PW #225: Middle Grade Contemporary: RUBY IN THE SKY

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Laura Shovan and Tricia Clasen Mentee: Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo Title: RUBY IN THE SKY Category/Genre: Contemporary Middle Grade Word Count: 46,000 Pitch: Ruby Moon Hayes (12)...

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PW #226: Middle Grade Science Fiction: THE ADVENTURES OF KIRBY DARING

Thursday, 3 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentors: Elly Blake & Ron Walters Mentee: David Kane Title: THE ADVENTURES OF KIRBY DARING Category/Genre: Middle Grade Science Fiction Word Count: 35,000 Pitch: Kirby Daring is...

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