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PW-1 (MG): MY SEVENTH GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS

Wednesday, 22 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Marieke Nijkamp MENTEE: Brooks Benjamin TITLE: MY SEVENTH GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS CATEGORY / GENRE: MG / Contemporary WORD COUNT: 54,000   PITCH: Dance studios are for sell-outs. At...

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PW-2 (MG): PROFESSOR PLUTONIUM

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Shannon Duffy MENTEE: Jeff Chen TITLE: PROFESSOR PLUTONIUM CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Humorous Adventure WORD COUNT: 46,000   PITCH: Calvin and Hobbes meets The Da Vinci Code. Tony Pluto quests to...

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PW-3 (MG): SUPER JAKE, NOT-SO-SUPER FREDDY, AND ME, THE KING OF CHAOS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Veronica Bartles MENTEE: Naomi Milliner TITLE: SUPER JAKE, NOT-SO-SUPER FREDDY, AND ME, THE KING OF CHAOS CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 44,000   PITCH: Ethan relies on top hats...

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PW-4 (MG): A LANGUAGE DARK AND LOVELY

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Mentor: Brent Taylor Mentee: Rachel Moser-Hardy Title: A LANGUAGE DARK AND LOVELY Category/Genre: MG Fantasy Word Count: 88,000   Pitch: Some books have a peculiar habit of causing trouble. When...

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PW-5 (MG): THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Joy McCullough-Carranza MENTEE: Laura Shovan TITLE: THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary Verse Novel WORD COUNT: 19,000 PITCH: Miss Hill’s class is determined to rescue...

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PW-6 (MG): LANG SAWYER AND THE DEN OF NOSTROMO

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Jen Swann Downey MENTEE: Glenn McCarty TITLE: LANG SAWYER AND THE DEN OF NOSTROMO CATEGORY/GENRE: Upper MG Fantasy WORD COUNT: 72,000   PITCH: Lang Sawyer’s quest for glory as a teenage monster hunter...

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PW-7 (MG): STICKS AND STONES

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Gail Nall MENTEE: Abby Cooper TITLE: STICKS AND STONES CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 47,000   PITCH: Thirteen-year-old Elyse has a disease where the names people call her stick...

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PW-8 (MG): HOWARD WALLACE, P.I.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Naomi Hughes MENTEE: Casey Lyall TITLE: HOWARD WALLACE, P.I. CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Mystery (Noir) WORD COUNT: 27,000   PITCH: Eleven year old P.I. Howard Wallace gets by with a semi-reliable bike, a lucky trench coat,...

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PW-9 (MG): THE YEAR OF LIGHTNING

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Stephanie Funk MENTEE: Ryan Dalton TITLE: THE YEAR OF LIGHTNING CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Mystery WORD COUNT: 78,000   PITCH: When twins Malcolm and Valentine Gilbert encounter a house with no...

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PW-10 (MG): LUCKY ME!

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Jennifer Malone MENTEE: Erin Elisabeth Conley TITLE: LUCKY ME! CATEGORY/GENRE: MG Contemporary WORD COUNT: 32,000   PITCH: Twelve-year-old Francophile/YouTube chef Clementine Sterling has bigger dreams than her boring life, and she’s got some questions...

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