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Another Pitch Wars alum success story… with Laura Shovan & Joy McCullough-Carranza!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Natasha Neagle & Shana Silver!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Nazarea Andrews and Pitch Wars Mentor, E.M. Caines!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Gail Nall & J.C. Nelson!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Catherine Scully & Veronica Bartles

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Kes Trester & Stephanie Garber!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Ricki Schultz & Juliana Brandt!

  Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Elizabeth Briggs & K.T. Hanna

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Sarah Guillory & Brianna Shrum!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Charlie Holmberg & Kate Karyus Quinn!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Jaye Robin Brown & Kara Leigh Miller!

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Naomi Hughes & Lauren Spieller

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

July Workshop with PitchWars Mentors … Brooks Benjamin & Rae Chang

Welcome to the July Query & 1st Page Workshop with some of our...

TWO WEEK SEDUCTION by Kathy Lyons … release day!

Entangled Publishing She’s going to break all of his rules… Tech...

Winners for the July Query or 1st Page Workshop!

We have winners for our July workshop with the Pitch Wars mentors....

Pitch Wars … the mentor list!

  What is Pitch Wars, you ask? Pitch Wars is a contest where...

Guest Post … Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie talk CREED and offer you a free read of SILO!

With the release date of CREED rapidly approaching, Trisha and I have been...

I have a huge announcement!

So, something crazy and wonderful and beyond amazing happened today! And it...

July Query or First Page Workshop … sign up now!

I’m holding a query or first page (your choice) workshop with our...

Vacation time … and workshop announcement!

I’ll be on vacation June 10 to June 18, and when I come back,...

Bloghop – My Writing Process

I’ve been so lucky to be tagged by the great and powerful Erica...

Another Pitch Wars Success Story … Tobie Easton!

  The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about...

Contest Schedule … yep, I’m getting organized!

CONTEST SCHEDULE In an effort to relieve contest fatigue for agents, plus...

Guest Post by author Lizzy Charles … the reality of contests.

  Hi everyone! I’m honored to be on Brenda’s blog today to...

The Writer’s Voice … agent round is live!

  The Writer’s Voice” is a multi-blog, multi-agent contest hosted...

TWV B-1: SimSim

Genre: Adult Sci-Fi Title: SimSim Word Count: 75,000 Query: Trader, pirate,...

TWV B-2: A MAGIC DARK AND BRIGHT

Genre: YA Gothic Romance Title: A MAGIC DARK AND BRIGHT Word Count:...

TWV B-3: HERITAGE BLADE

Genre: YA Urban Fantasy Title: HERITAGE BLADE Word Count:...

TWV B-4: THE MAGICIAN’S DAUGHTER

Genre: Historical Title: THE MAGICIAN’S DAUGHTER Word Count:...

TWV B-5: TROUBLED

Genre: YA Contemporary Title: TROUBLED Word Count:...

TWV B-6: ONE OF THOSE TIMES

Genre: MG Magical Realism Title: ONE OF THOSE TIMES Word Count:...

TWV B-7: THE HEAD TRIP

Genre: Contemporary Romance Title: THE HEAD TRIP Word Count:...

TWV B-8: BEAST

Genre: MG Fairytale Retelling Title: BEAST Word Count:...

HOW WE FALL by Kate Brauning … cover reveal!

  HOW WE FALL by Kate Brauning YA contemporary Publication date:...

The Writer’s Voice Blogfest is live!

“The Writer’s Voice” Blogfest is live! Over the next week, the...

The Writer’s Voice … submission window is now open!

Welcome to “The Writer’s Voice” 2014! To enter, your manuscript must...

The submission window for the Spencer Hill Contemporary pitch event is now CLOSED!

  The submission window for the Spencer Hill Contemporary pitch event...

BURN ME by Shelley Watters releases 4/29 and I’m giving away copies!

Amazon I’m so excited for my critique partner and friend’s...

HOW TO REPRIMAND YOUR ROCK STAR by Mina Vaughn … cover reveal!

I’m so excited to join in on the reveal for  Mina Vaughn’s HOW...

LIBRARY JUMPERS … introducing the cast of characters.

Since I’m deep in revisions for THE SEVENTH HEIR (book two in the...

DIVIDE by Jessa Russo … release day!

DIVIDE IS LIVE! DIVIDE IS LIVE! Today we’re celebrating the...

Another Pitch Madness Match up … Tom Mulroy & Carrie Howland!

I’m so thrilled to announce a Pitch Madness success story. Tom Mulroy has...

GABRIEL STONE AND THE WRAITH OF THE SOLARIANS by Shannon Duffy … release day!

Amazon Barnes & Noble Goodreads Kobo | The Book Depository |...

Announcing The Writer’s Voice!

“The Writer’s Voice” is a multi-blog, multi-agent contest hosted by...

Are you ready to get slapped? Pitch Slap event with Mina Vaughn!

Mina Vaughn is holding a panel at the RT 2014 convention about pitching...

Got YA Contemporary? Announcing a pitch event with Spencer Hill Contemporary!

We are looking for contemporary, realistic YA fiction only. This means...

THE BOOK OF BART by Ryan Hill … cover reveal!

Blurb: Behold! The cover for Ryan Hill’s debut YA Paranormal novel...

A Pitch Madness Match-up … Olivia Hinebaugh & Carrie Howland!

  I’m so thrilled to announce a Pitch Madness success story. Olivia...

A Pitch Wars Success Story … Aimie Runyan!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about...

Pitch Wars Success Story … Caitlyn (C.H.) McFarland!

The best part of the contests for us around here is when we hear about...

MARKED, A Mindspace Investigations Novel by Alex Hughes … release day!

Amazon Barnes & Noble Apple iBook Books A Million   Telepaths,...

THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME by Hazel Gaynor … release day!

Amazon   Brief Synopsis: THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME tells the story of a...

TWELVE STEPS by Veronica Bartles … releases today!

  I’m so excited to announce that our very own Pitch Wars mentor...

Brenda Drake

Author of LIBRARY JUMPERS (Entangled Teen, late 2015), host of #PitchWars, #PitchMadness, and #PitMad, fueled by coffee and Goldfish crackers (but not together), and represented by Peter Knapp with Park Literary,

Assistant Rae Chang

Assistant Rae Chang

I am a YA/NA author and freelance editor who loves sci-fi/fantasy everything, food, mentoring youth, and helping the awesome people in the writing community.

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