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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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PW-18 (YA): AURORA

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Michelle Painchaud MENTEE: Ashley DeYoung TITLE: AURORA CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Sci-Fi WORD COUNT: 80,000   PITCH: 16-year-old Cassandra Vicars knows two things – the lizard alien Serokans who’ve taken over Earth and turned it into...

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PW-19 (YA): MERLIN’S FLIGHT

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Fiona McLaren MENTEE: Jordan Teos TITLE: MERLIN’S FLIGHT CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Sci-Fi WORD COUNT: 72,000   PITCH: Amelia Earhart meets MORTAL ENGINES with an Arthurian twist. When sixteen-year-old Gwen stumbles...

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PW-19 (YA): MERLIN'S FLIGHT

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Fiona McLaren MENTEE: Jordan Teos TITLE: MERLIN’S FLIGHT CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Sci-Fi WORD COUNT: 72,000   PITCH: Amelia Earhart meets MORTAL ENGINES with an Arthurian twist. When sixteen-year-old Gwen stumbles...

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PW-20 (YA): SCAPEGOAT

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Mónica Bustamante Wagner MENTEE: Rachel Coleman TITLE: SCAPEGOAT CATEGORY/GENRE: Contemporary YA WORD COUNT: 75,000   PITCH: After eighteen-year-old Gideon disables his girlfriend, Lilly, in a car accident, his life...

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PW-21 (YA): WHERE DEVILS BREED

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Meredith McCardle MENTEE: Addie Thorley TITLE: WHERE DEVILS BREED CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Fantasy WORD COUNT: 91,000   Pitch: When her sister and friends are sold to the Imperial harem, seventeen-year-old...

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PW-22 (YA): THE HARP OF BONE

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Diana Gallagher MENTEE: Neely Stansell-Simpson TITLE: THE HARP OF BONE CATEGORY/GENRE: YA paranormal thriller WORD COUNT: 82,000   PITCH: Six days before her birthday, Ruby discovers all the women...

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PW-23 (YA): THAT NIGHT ON BLOSSOM HILL

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: N.K. Traver MENTEE: Alison Green Myers TITLE: THAT NIGHT ON BLOSSOM HILL CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Horror WORD COUNT: 48,000   PITCH: Mary’s flawless acting may have the starstruck detectives fooled,...

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PW-24 (YA): ONLY IN MY DREAMS

Tuesday, 21 January 2014  |  Posted by Brenda Drake

MENTOR: Jessie Humphries MENTEE: Andy Hertzenberg TITLE: ONLY IN MY DREAMS CATEGORY/GENRE: YA Contemporary WORD COUNT: 55,000   PITCH: When fangirl Olivia Davis saves Hollywood hunk Kit Taylor’s life it...

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