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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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PW-11 (YA): THE SEA WOLVES

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Stacey Lee MENTEE: Bethany Smith TITLE: The Sea Wolves CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Literary Thriller WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH:  17-year-old Anna stirs up trouble in an isolated Pacific Northwest community when she discovers a number...

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PW-12 (YA): HEART OF SPARKS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Elizabeth Briggs MENTEE: Audrey Coulthurst TITLE: HEART OF SPARKS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 90,000 PITCH: When Princess Denna falls in love with the defiant, horse-training sister of the prince she’s supposed to...

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PW-13 (YA): ETERNAL

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Erica M. Chapman MENTEES: Leah and Kate Rooper TITLE: ETERNAL CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 90,000 PITCH:  After Jane drowns and wakes up in the Egyptian underworld without her heart – the only ticket...

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PW-14 (YA): THE SCALES ON OUR EYES

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Molly Lee MENTEE: Felicia Anderson TITLE: THE SCALES ON OUR EYES CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy Romance WORD COUNT: 62,000   PITCH:  When Leila discovers a connection between school tyrant Hazel...

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PW-15 (YA): AMPED

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Sarah Nicolas MENTEE: Amanda Klase TITLE: AMPED CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Weird Western WORD COUNT: 106,000   PITCH: Teenage mercenary Cervena vows to give up killing after she triggers a brutal,...

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PW-16 (YA): PHANTOM LIMBS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Lindsey Sprague MENTEE: Paula Garner TITLE: PHANTOM LIMBS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 89,000   PITCH: Sixteen-year-old Otis copes with grief by swimming, training to fulfill the lost Olympic...

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PW-17 (YA): HUNTER HIGH

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Megan Whitmer MENTEE: Tara Harte TITLE: HUNTER HIGH CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Horror/Comedy WORD COUNT: 86,000   PITCH: When horror movie lover Barbra discovers she’s the granddaughter of the original zombie hunter, she’s...

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