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November 2016

PW #362: Young Adult Historical Fantasy: SONG OF SULEIMAN

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Charlie Holmberg Mentee: Heather Elliott Title: SONG OF SULEIMAN Category/Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy Word Count: 93,000 Pitch: NATIONAL TREASURE meets ALADDIN when sixteen-year-old Israelite Peni...

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PW #363: Young Adult Contemporary: NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Six Weeks, Maximum Mentor: Dionne McCulloch & Fiona McLaren Mentee: Megan Peterson Title: NO PLACE LIKE HOME Category/Genre: Young AdultContemporary Word Count: 72,000 Pitch: 17-year-old Piper isn’t just the...

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PW #364: Young Adult Fantasy: STARS AND REEDS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Kip Wilson Mentee Name: Sam Taylor Title: STARS AND REEDS Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 82,000 Pitch: Falsely accused of killing a wealthy...

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PW #365: Young Adult Science Fiction (Own Voices): EARTH TO LIA

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Isabel Davis Mentee Name: Christy Chao Title: EARTH TO LIA Category: Young Adult Own Voices Genre: Science Fiction Word Count: 75,000 Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Dahlia Yang-Lee...

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PW #366: Young Adult Contemporary: LOVE LETTERS AND BROKEN THINGS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor: Jeanmarie Anaya Mentee: Erin Brambilla Title: LOVE LETTERS AND BROKEN THINGS Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Word Count: 60,000 Pitch: Tori’s supposed to feel thankful. A horrific...

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PW #367: Young Adult Fantasy: COURT OF GLITTERING CRIMSON

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Lynnette Labelle and Destiny Cole Mentee Name: Meghan Jashinsky Title: COURT OF GLITTERING CRIMSON Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 75,000 words Pitch: Princess...

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PW #368: Young Adult Contemporary: BETWEEN NEVER AND ALWAYS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: RuthAnne Snow Mentee Name: Tosha Sumner Title: BETWEEN NEVER AND ALWAYS Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 83,000 Pitch: Track star Callie has spent...

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PW #369: Young Adult Fantasy (with LGBT+ elements): A BOUNTY OF RUNAWAYS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Six Weeks Delivery Mentor Name: Jamie Pacton & M.K. England Mentee Name: Nicole A. Brake Title: A BOUNTY OF RUNAWAYS Category: Young Adult Genre: Fantasy (with LGBT+ elements) Word...

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PW #370: Young Adult Alternate History (Diverse): A COURT OF MIRACLES

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Names: Rosalyn Eves and Erin Summerill Mentee Name: Kit Grant Title: A COURT OF MIRACLES Category: Young Adult Genre: Alternate History, Diverse Word Count: 95,000 Pitch: Retelling of both LES MISERABLES and THE...

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PW #371: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy (ownvoices): THE BLACK VEINS

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

Manuscript Status: Finished Mentor Name: Katherine Webber Mentee Name: Ashia Monet Title: THE BLACK VEINS Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy (ownvoices) Word Count: 97,000 Pitch: When a criminal sorcerer kidnaps her...

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