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November 2016

PW #352: Young Adult Contemporary: NOT HER STORY

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Brenda Drake and Heather Cashman Mentee Name: Kara McDowell Title: NOT HER STORY Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 73,000 Pitch: Cute boy, Max, doesn’t...

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PW #353: Young Adult West-African Fantasy (Own Voices): CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Ashley Hearn Mentee: Tomi Adeyemi Title: CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE Category/Genre: Young Adult West-African Fantasy (Own Voices) Word Count: 105,000 Pitch: With magic, Zélie’s family...

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PW #354: Young Adult Contemporary: THE FRIEND ZONE HYPOTHESIS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Nikki Roberti Mentee: Katie O’Shea Title: The Friend Zone Hypothesis Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Word Count: 83,000 Pitch: When his nerdy sidekick swipes a copy of Cosmo claiming...

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PW #355: Young Adult Mystery (Own Voices): A TASTE OF DARKNESS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Stephanie Scott Mentee: Sarena and Sasha Nanua Title: A TASTE OF DARKNESS Category/Genre: Young Adult Mystery (Own Voices) Word Count: 67,000 Pitch: When seventeen-year-old Tessa Gill...

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PW #356: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy: SALTWATER BLOOD

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Chelsea Bobulski Mentee: Laura Robson Title: SALTWATER BLOOD Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy Word Count: 82,000 Pitch: Sixteen-year-old Astrid Stroud is cursed with magic she can’t...

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PW #357: Young Adult Fantasy: ALL OUR VILLAINY LAID BARE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Sharon M. Johnston Mentee: Rosanne Rivers Title: ALL OUR VILLAINY LAID BARE Category/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Word Count: 99,000 Pitch: Lucks only slides her blade into...

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PW #358: Young Adult Contemporary, Own Voices: WE ARE NOT ALONE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Tabitha Martin Mentee: Lisa Moore Ramee Title: WE ARE NOT ALONE Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Own Voices Word Count: 69,000 Pitch: THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets THE DAY...

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PW #359: Young Adult Historical Fantasy: FAMINELAND

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Names: Katie Bucklein and Megan Lally Mentee Name: Julia Darcey Title: FAMINELAND Category: Young Adult Genre: Historical Fantasy Word Count: 105,000 Pitch: In an England where World War I never ended, chemical...

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PW #360: Young Adult Historical: DANGEROUS ALLIANCE

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Three weeks delivery Mentor: Tobie Easton Mentee: Jennieke Cohen Title: DANGEROUS ALLIANCE Category/Genre: Young Adult Historical Word Count: 99,000 Pitch: Impetuous seventeen-year-old Victoria Aston wants nothing more than to...

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PW #361: Young Adult Contemporary LGBT: EVERYTHING IS EPHEMERAL

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Judi Lauren Mentee: Alice Reeds Title: EVERYTHING IS EPHEMERAL Category/Genre:  Young Adult Contemporary LGBT Word Count: 87,000 words Pitch: When boyfriends Joey and Benji embark on their...

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