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November 2016

PW #342: Young Adult Fantasy: WE ARE MULTITUDES

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Kim Graff Mentee: Ashley Leath Title: WE ARE MULTITUDES Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 100,000 Pitch: Years ago, a girl disappeared into an impenetrable fog...

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PW #343: Young Adult Contemporary: DAMAGE OVER TIME

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Phil Stamper Mentee: Jenny Howe Title: DAMAGE OVER TIME Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary  Word Count: 76,500 Pitch:  For Caity Hopkins, slaying monsters as Caelyssa—a fearless Ranger in...

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PW #344: Young Adult Fantasy: ABOVEWATER

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentors: Mónica Bustamante Wagner & Kerbie Addis Mentee: Amaris Glass Title: ABOVEWATER Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 68,000 Pitch: When sixteen-year-old Rilla’s twin brother disappears from their...

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PW #345: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy: THE BLOOD KEY

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Jamie Howard Mentee Name: Kristen Clouthier Title: THE BLOOD KEY Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Word Count: 90,000 Pitch: Charlotte’s life revolves around digging up and smuggling rare artifacts—until...

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PW #346: Young Adult Contemporary Time Travel: MOM, I MARRIED A HIGHLANDER

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

MANUSCRIPT STATUS: Finished Mentor: Marty Mayberry Mentee: Lana Pattinson Title: MOM, I MARRIED A HIGHLANDER Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary/Time Travel Word Count: 70,000 Pitch: Abby’s extra credit report derails...

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PW #347: Young Adult Fantasy: BONEWOOD

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Brianna Shrum Mentee Name: Emily Neal Title: BONEWOOD Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 98,000 Pitch: STRANGER THINGS meets THE SCORPIO RACES—Sixteen-year-old Miran Salek...

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PW #348: Young Adult Fantasy: FOUR DEAD QUEENS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Mara Rutherford and Joan He Mentee: Astrid Scholte Title: FOUR DEAD QUEENS Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 87,000 Pitch: Ruthless thief Keralie becomes entangled...

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PW #349: Young Adult Contemporary with Supernatural Elements: SHADOWS CAST BY DREAMS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name:  Heather Ezell Mentee Name: Rachel Griffin Title: SHADOWS CAST BY DREAMS Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary with Supernatural Elements Word Count: 62,000 Pitch: When a car accident triggers a series of shared...

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PW #350: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy: A MUSE DARK AND WILD

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Nikki Roberti

Manuscript Status: Two Weeks Delivery Mentor Name: Kelly Ann Hopkins Mentee Name: Cass L. Scotka Title: A MUSE DARK AND WILD Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy (Contemporary) Word Count: 93,000 Pitch:...

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PW #351: Young Adult Contemporary Verse: SAVING SUNDANCE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript status: Finished Mentor Name: Joy McCullough Mentee Name: Liz Heywood Title: SAVING SUNDANCE Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Verse Word Count: 24,000 Pitch: Maddy’s Christian Scientist friend Hope has...

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