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Pitch Madness

Pitch Madness 2017 . . . Introducing the Agents!

Friday, 27 January 2017  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Pitch Madness is a contest where you can win a request from one or more amazing agents. To get all the rules, see the Pitch Madness Page. The submission window...

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Announcing Pitch Madness 2017…Candyland Edition!

Friday, 13 January 2017  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

The Pitch Madness submission window will be open for 24 hours on February 24! What is Pitch Madness? It’s a contest held every March, where writers enter for a chance...

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A Pitch Wars Success Interview with Eric Bell, His Mentor Joy McCullough-Carranza, and Agent Brent Taylor!

Monday, 2 May 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about successes. Today we celebrate Eric Bell, his Pitch Wars mentor, Joy McCullough-Carranza, and the agent...

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Pitch Madness 2016 Mario Kart Edition … Game On!

Wednesday, 9 March 2016  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

  Welcome to Team Yoshi Falls! It’s been a long week of reading through all the amazing pitches. Our wonderful readers have narrowed the slush, and your game hosts have...

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B17: ADULT THRILLER: CANARY HILL

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: Canary Hill Age Category: Adult Genre: Thriller Word Count: 94,000 Pitch: Struggling veteran Raleigh Taylor makes a deal with Sheriff John Boone to help solve his family’s grizzly...

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B16: ADULT UPMARKET CONTEMPORARY: YEAR OF THE LETTERS

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: Year of the Letters Age Category: Adult Genre: Upmarket Contemporary Word Count: 82,000 Pitch: After his estranged son is killed in Afghanistan, a father discovers a notebook of...

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B15: ADULT SCI-FI: UNTIL THE END

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: UNTIL THE END Age Category: Adult Genre: Women’s fiction with a light sci-fi element Word Count: 94,000 Pitch: Lilia’s husband and son are on the shuttle to Mars,...

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B14: ADULT MYSTERY: PORTSIDE SCREW

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: “Portside Screw” Age Category: Adult Genre: Mystery Word Count: 99k Pitch: Retired PI turned fulltime boat bum, Jack Cubera, alongside Skeg, an eco-maniac, must destroy an egregious land...

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B13: ADULT FANTASY: DAUGHTER OF FURY

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: Daughter Of Fury Age Category: Adult Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 110,000 Pitch: Protecting Councilman Argos is better than drinking herself to death after her girlfriend is kidnapped, but...

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B12: YA CONTEMPORARY: FAULT LINES

Tuesday, 8 March 2016  |  Posted by Heather Cashman

  Title: FAULT LINES Age Category: Young Adult Genre: Contemporary Word Count: 81,000 Pitch: Teen mechanic Zoe is tired of people treating her like she’s fragile just because she was...

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