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PITCH WARS! ALT B-1: THE GOOD DEMON

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Ryan HillMENTOR: Heather MarieTITLE: THE GOOD DEMONGENRE: YA ParanormalWORD COUNT: 87K  PITCH: At the risk of spending eternity in hell’s ninth circle, a wisecracking demon must partner with an...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-2: WHISPERS OF DISASTER

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Stacey Trombley MENTOR: Fiona Mclaren TITLE: Whispers of Disaster GENRE: YA FantasyWORD COUNT: 66K  PITCH: Seventeen year old Taylor learns she’s a legacy of a group who believe they’re...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-3: BLACK HEART, RED RUBY

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

Name: Teresa Yea Mentor: Elizabeth Briggs Title: BLACK HEART, RED RUBY Genre: YA Gothic Horror Word Count: 74K Pitch: 17-year-old Ava Nolan’s life as an amateur relic hunter is filled...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-4: THE RIDDLE OF LEGEND

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Holly DodsonMENTOR: Danielle EllisonTITLE: THE RIDDLE OF LEGENDGENRE: YA Magical RealismWORD COUNT: 50k PITCH: Seventeen-year-old Delia is hearing voices, and when they lead her and her best friends to...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-5: THE GHOST ENGINE

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Theresa FullerMENTOR: Lindsay Smith TITLE: THE GHOST ENGINEGENRE: YA SteampunkWORD COUNT: 80K PITCH: Lady Elizabeth Lovelace finds herself trapped inside a Victorian-age computer and fighting for her life while...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-6: CLOUD 9

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Sara BirenMENTOR: Gina Ciocca, Elizabeth PratsTITLE: CLOUD 9GENRE: YA ContemporaryWORD COUNT: 57K PITCH: Cat makes her annual escape to Cloud 9, a 1950s-inspired campground, where everything is “just fine.”...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-7: ACCIDENTAL QUARANTINE

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Erinn ManackMENTOR: Erica Chapman and Sarah Nicolas TITLE: ACCIDENTAL QUARANTINE GENRE: YA Thriller/ Romance WORD COUNT: 60K PITCH: Seventeen year old hacker Alyssa is infected with a deadly virus...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-8: FIRE AND EARTH

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Meredith MansfieldMENTOR: Marieke NijkampTITLE: FIRE AND EARTHGENRE: YA FantasyWORD COUNT: 75K PITCH: Though raised as a fearless, faceless warrior, Casora couldn’t stop her homeland’s invasion. Bullied, hapless princeling Tiaran...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-9: GRAND SCHEME

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Meagan Rivers MENTOR: Sharon Johnston TITLE: GRAND SCHEME GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 71K PITCH: Suicidal Bianca settles on her exit strategy: a ledge at the Grand Canyon. Yessica...

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PITCH WARS! ALT B-10: BAD COMPANY

Wednesday, 23 January 2013  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

NAME: Cate Hart MENTOR: Stacey H. Lee TITLE: BAD COMPANY GENRE: YA Historical Fantasy WORD COUNT: 88K PITCH: When President Cleveland sends top spy seventeen-year-old Jesse Whitedove to recover a...

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