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Pitch Madness B-3: YA: THE MADMEN’S CITY

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA noir Word Count: 78,000 Pitch: In The Dark Knight meets The Sopranos, rivaling teen vigilantes, Gwen Kane and Silas Snow, team up to trap the puppet master behind...

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Pitch Madness B-4: Adult: THE MUSE

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Adult women’s romantic fiction Word Count: 110,000 Pitch: In this modern re-imagining of Pride and Prejudice, a big-shot choreographer and a young dancer in his piece must overcome both...

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Pitch Madness B-5: YA: THE EXISTENCE OF BEA PEARL

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Mystery Word Count: 50,000 Pitch: Sixteen-year-old Bea Pearl is not crazy. She has a brother. But no one—not even her parents—seems to remember him. Excerpt: I haven’t said...

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Pitch Madness B-6: MG: NIKA OF THE EAST

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: MG Fantasy Word Count: 45,000 Pitch: Tired of dastardly doings, a young Witched Witch tries to convince her teachers to let her be Good, but they accuse her of...

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Pitch Madness B-7: YA: CROSSING BRIELLE

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Urban Fantasy Word Count: 64,000 Pitch: A bridge connects doppelgangers Cross and Brielle. If they don’t find the madman who put them on a hit list for swapping...

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Pitch Madness B-8: NA: OLIVIA CHRISTAKOS AND HER SECOND FIRST TIME

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: NA Contemporary with romantic angle Word Count: 87,000 Pitch: Is it love or charity? Twenty-year-old amnesic Olivia is horrified to learn that the boy who’s claimed to be her...

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Pitch Madness B-9: YA: SELFIE RESPECT

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Contemporary Word Count: 71,000 Pitch: A naked picture gone viral and the knowledge he did it on purpose, all before first period on Monday. By Friday, sixteen-year-old Sabrina...

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Pitch Madness B-10: YA: MILITIA

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: YA Suspense Word Count: 67,000 Pitch: When an online game turns out to be a terrorist simulation, Jamison Walker must solve historical riddles to beat the terrorists to the...

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Pitch Madness B-11: Adult: TIMBER POINT

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Adult fiction Suspense Thriller Word Count: 60,000  Pitch: A cat burglar prowls into the wrong house– a serial killer’s lair. She thinks she’s escaped unnoticed, but a hidden camera...

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Pitch Madness B-12: MG: CONFESSION​S OF A SIXTH GRADE SIREN

Tuesday, 18 March 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Genre: Middle Grade Word Count: 35,000 Pitch: In a nautical New England town, Lolly Salt has until her twelfth birthday to uncover a family secret, battle a bitter sea witch,...

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