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Pitch Wars 2020 … submission window is now open!

Sunday, 27 September 2020  |  Posted by Brenda Drake


The submission window for Pitch Wars 2020 is now open! You have until it closes on October 1 at 10PM Eastern Time to submit your entry form. DO NOT WAIT TO THE LAST MINUTE TO ENTER. Your entry will be cut off if you don’t hit send in time. So allow yourself time to fill out the form and submit. This mentorship program is open to Middle Grade, Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult completed, never-before-published works of fiction.

From our Managing Director, Sonia Hartl …

“Thank you to everyone participating in Pitch Wars 2020! No matter what the outcome is, you wrote a book and put your work out there, which is incredibly brave and awe inspiring. Pitch Wars is only one path of many, where the real success is in finding your community. If you’ve met a few new people this year, you’ve already won.”


Are you ready to enter? You can either click the “Submit” tab in the menu above or just click here:


Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any part of Pitch Wars due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting pitchwars@gmail.com.

If you have any issues, please email us at pitchwars@gmail.com. You can also contact us on twitter @pitchwars. And join our community on Twitter at #PitchWars or on our forum.

In the weeks between when submissions close and mentees are announced, mentors will read through their submissions. They may request additional materials and ask follow-up questions via private email to help them make their decision. The mentors’ picks will be announced November 7 on the Pitch Wars blog. Everyone, chosen or not, will find out at that time by checking the posted list of selected mentees.

If you don’t know what Pitch Wars is or if you need submission information or the link to the bloghop where our mentors listed their wishlists on their sites, you can find it on the following links. Just click on the graphics below.

Pitch Wars 2020 Mentor Blog Hop


How to Prepare your 2019 Pitch Wars Submission

Pitch Wars Submissions FAQ


We're thrilled at the different ways those in our Pitch Wars community are giving back—and we encourage them to do so. However, please keep in mind that Pitch Wars is not affiliated with any of these various contests, promotions, etc., including those of our mentors and mentees. Promoting any such opportunities via our social media channels doesn't imply endorsement or affiliation. We encourage you to do your research before participating.

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