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PW-29 (YA): THE STEAMSMITH

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Rin Chupeco MENTEE: Josh Hlibichuk TITLE: THE STEAMSMITH CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 89,000   PITCH: When his genius father goes missing, a young alchemist must survive a city-bombing...

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PW-30 (YA): BETWEEN BROKEN ENDS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Evelyn Ehrlich MENTEE: Emily Martin TITLE: BETWEEN BROKEN ENDS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 60,000   PITCH: Carson High slut Harper Sloan is resigned to her reputation, until her...

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PW-31 (YA): 7 DAYS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Lindsay Currie MENTEE:  Kes Trester TITLE: 7 DAYS GENRE: YA Thriller WORD COUNT: 65,000 PITCH: A teenage science prodigy uses her expertise to find her mentor’s killer, track a...

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PW-32 (YA): THE NORTHERN GASH

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Laura Tims MENTEE: Kerbie Addis TITLE: THE NORTHERN GASH CATEGORY/GENRE: YA High Fantasy/Dark Fantasy WORD COUNT: 85,000   PITCH: Accused traitor Princess Scarolena must escape prison and clear her...

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PW-33 (YA): CROW'S BLOOD

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Renee Ahdieh MENTEE: Alex C. Pierce TITLE: CROW’S BLOOD CATEGORY/GENRE: Young Adult Fantasy WORD COUNT: 91,000   PITCH: Framed for murder, professional thief Ren is hunted by magic-eating Inquisitors and...

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PW-33 (YA): CROW’S BLOOD

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Renee Ahdieh MENTEE: Alex C. Pierce TITLE: CROW’S BLOOD CATEGORY/GENRE: Young Adult Fantasy WORD COUNT: 91,000   PITCH: Framed for murder, professional thief Ren is hunted by magic-eating Inquisitors and...

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PW-34 (YA): FINDING SIMON HASTINGS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Eden Plantz MENTEE: Bryson McCrone TITLE: FINDING SIMON HASTINGS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 63,000   PITCH: Simon has always been confused about his sexuality — And that was before being raped by...

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PW-35 (YA): SWORN

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Rae Chang MENTEE: Caitlyn McFarland TITLE: SWORN CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary High Fantasy w/Romantic Elements WORD COUNT: 88,000   PITCH: When a dragon crashes at the feet of college student Kai Monahan and transforms into...

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PW-36 (YA): HURRICANE DAUGHTER

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Jaye Robin Brown MENTEE: Nina Moreno TITLE: HURRICANE DAUGHTER CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH:  Daisy dates like a hummingbird. Beau’s so notorious even his truck has a reputation. Despite tangled histories,...

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PW-37 (NA): DOUBLE MINDED

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Skylar Dorset MENTEE: Robin Hammer TITLE: DOUBLE MINDED CATEGORY/GENRE: NA Magical Realism WORD COUNT: 90,000   PITCH: All Sydney wanted was to get a new start at a good...

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