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Teen Eyes Editorial Contest … the winners!

  We have winners from the Teen Eyes editors! The entries were so...

Pitch Wars Mentor Picks!

  The mentors have worked tirelessly reading all the marvelous submissions...

THE FOURTH GENERATION by Chris von Halle … new release!

 Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Smashwords   Title: The Fourth...

DIVIDED by Pitch Wars Mentor, Sharon M. Johnston … cover reveal & giveaway!

Book Blurb A new heart should mean new life, instead it’s a living...

WISH BOUND by Pitch Wars mentor, JC Nelson … release day & giveaway

Buy Wish Bound now! Amazon | Barnes & Noble Add it to...

Can you hook a teen? Teen Eyes Editorial Contest … submission post

  THE SUBMISSION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED!! Have you ever wondered if...

MEGA GIVEAWAY! Many Pitch Wars mentors will give away first-chapter critiques … Updated with the winners!

The fabulous Mónica B. Wagner, author of FROSH: FIRST BLUSH, has put...

Pitch Wars Submission Window … is now closed!

Surprise! We’re opening the submission window early! It will remain open...

Get to know the Pitch Wars Mentors … mini interviews with YA/NA & Adult mentors

For the past couple weeks we’ve been getting to know mentors on live...

Get to know the Pitch Wars Mentors … mini interviews with YA & YA/NA mentors

For the past couple weeks we’ve been getting to know mentors on live...

Get to know the Pitch Wars Mentors … mini interviews with MG & YA mentors

For the past couple weeks we’ve been getting to know mentors on live...

Meet the Pitch Wars Agents!

Now’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for– it’s...

BEYOND WHAT IS GIVEN by Rebecca Yarros … cover reveal!

Rebecca Yarros New Adult Entangled: Embrace Publishing Release Date:...

It’s release day for SWEET MADNESS by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie!

Today we’re celebrating the release of the Sweet Madness ebook by Trisha...

COVER REVEAL: Touching Fate by Brenda Drake!

Touching Fate by Brenda Drake  Release Date:...

Pitch Wars Mentor Blog Hop

Welcome to the mentors’ wishlist blog hop! From today until submission...

Teen Eyes Editorial Contest … Can you hook a teen?

Have you ever wondered if your manuscript would hook a teen reader? We all...

Chameleon by K.T. Hanna Releases Today!

“Wow! A fast-paced, science fiction delight with fabulous action, a...

FROSH by Mónica B. Wagner … cover reveal!

  I’m so excited to reveal Pitch Wars mentor Mónica B....

Pitch Wars Mentor Cover Reveal Spotlight … Sarah Glenn Marsh

Sarah Glenn Marsh Twitter | Website Hop on over to Pop! Goes the Reader to...

Day Twenty-One of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors… Lynnette Labelle

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Twenty of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors… Brooks Benjamin & Kara Seal

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Nineteen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors… Kate Brauning

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Seventeen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors…Stefanie Wass & Holly Faur

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Sixteen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors… Marty Mayberry and Catherine Scully

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

THE COINCIDENCE OF COCONUT CAKE release day … Why Coconut Cake? by Amy Reichert

Amy Reichert Why Coconut Cake? Writers make a lot of decisions when...

Day Fourteen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Sharon Johnston

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Pitch Wars 2015 is coming! Are you ready?

We’re so excited for Pitch Wars 2015! For those unfamiliar with Pitch...

A Pitch Wars Success Interview with Summer Spence and Evelyn Skye

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

Day Thirteen of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Kara Leigh Miller & Max Wirestone

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Twelve of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Jenni Walsh & Lisa Maxwell

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Eleven of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Stephanie Scott & Brighton Walsh

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Day Ten of July’s First Page Workshop with Pitch Wars Mentors … Jenna Lehne & Kate Karyus Quinn

Welcome to July’s First Page Workshop with some of our past and present...

Auction to help save Pitch Wars mentor Veronica Bartles’ home … with critiques, signed books, and more!

When I heard the devastating news that Veronica Bartles’ family home...

Special Auction Item 1: Query Critique by Agent, Eric W. Ruben, Esq.

About this item: A query critique. Donated by … Eric W. Ruben,...

Bonus Auction Item 1: First 5 Pages Critique by Lara Edits

About this item: A first five pages critique “Voice Enhancer”...

Bonus Auction Item 2: Three Chapter MG Manuscript Critique by Laura Shovan

About this item: A first three chapter critique of your middle grade...

Bonus Auction Item 3: Signed Copy of THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON ELEMENTARY by Laura Shovan

About this item: A signed copy of THE LAST FIFTH GRADE OF EMERSON...

Bonus Auction Item 4: Signed ARC of MY SEVENTH-GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS by Brooks Benjamin

About this item: a signed ARC of MY SEVENTH-GRADE LIFE IN TIGHTS by Brooks...

Bonus Auction Item 5: Query + 1st Chapter Critique by Brooks Benjamin

About this item: A query and first chapter critique of manuscript. Donated...

Bonus Auction Item 6: Query Critique by Agent Rachel Brooks

About this item: A query critique. Donated by … Rachel Brooks,...

Bonus Auction Item 7: Full Manuscript Critique by Ashley Turcotte

About this item: A full manuscript critique. For MG and YA (all genres)...

Bonus Auction Item 8: Query + 1st 25 Pages Critique by Agent Intern, Kyra Nelson

About this item: A query and first 25 pages of your manuscript...

Bonus Auction Item 9: Marketing Consultation by Dea Poirier

About this item: A couple hour marketing consultation, which can include...

Bonus Auction Item 10: 50 Pages YA Critique by Trisha Leaver

About this item: A first fifty page critique of a young adult...

Bonus Auction Item 11: Query + 1st Chapter Critique by Wendy Spinale

About this item: A query and first chapter critique of manuscript. Donated...

Bonus Auction Item 12: Signed Copy of THIEF OF LIES by Brenda Drake

About this item: A signed copy of an ARC or a final copy (depending on what...

Bonus Auction Item 13: Query + 50 Pages YA Critique by Jodie Andrefski

About this item: A query and first fifty pages of a young adult manuscript...

Bonus Auction Item 14: Query + 3 Chapters Critique by Sharon Johnston

About this item: A query and first three chapters of your manuscript...

Auction Item 1: Full Manuscript Critique by Lara Edits

About this item: A full manuscript diagnosis redeemable in...

Auction Item 2: 50 Page critique & 30 Minute Phone Consultation by Mandy Schoen

About this item: A 50 page critique and 30 minute phone consultation to...

Auction Item 3: 50 Page Middle Grade Manuscript Critique by Jen Malone

About this item: a 50 page middle grade manuscript critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 4: One Hour Marketing Consultation Call by Jen Malone Consults

About this item: a one hour consultation with Jen Malone of Jen Malone...

Auction Item 5: Query + First 3 Chapters Critique by Agent Roseanne Wells

About this item: A query plus three chapters critique (up to 30...

Auction Item 6: Query + First 10 pages Critique by Agent Emily Keyes

About this item: A query and ten page manuscript critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 7: Query + First 3 Chapters Critique by Agent Julia A. Weber

About this item: A query and first three chapters (60 pages max)...

Auction Item 8: Query + 1st 3 chapters or A Full Non-fiction Proposal Critique by Agent Terrie Wolf

About this item: A first three chapter (up to 30 pages) or a full...

Auction Item 9: Query + Synopsis + 50 Page Critique by Anya Kagan with Touchstone Editing

About this item: A query, synopsis, and first fifty manuscript pages...

Auction Item 10: 50 Page Middle Grade Manuscript Critique by Elliah Terry

About this item: A first fifty page critique of a middle grade...

Auction Item 11: 50 pages manuscript critique by Kelly Calabrese

About this item: A 50 pages manuscript critique, including feedback on:...

Auction Item 12: Query + 50 Page Critique by Jennifer Blackwood

About this item: A query and first 50 page manuscript critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 13: Query + 50 Pages Critique by L.S. Murphy

About this item: A query and first fifty pages critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 14: Query + Synopsis + 50 Pages Critique by Kim Graff with Wild Things Editing

About this item: A query, synopsis, and first fifty pages critique. Donated...

Auction Item 15: Submission Package Critique by Maria Ann Green with Wild Things Editing

About this item: A Submission Package Critique (1 query letter, synopsis,...

Auction Item 16: Query + Synopsis + 1st 3 Chapters Critique for YA by Brianna Shrum

About this item: A query, synopsis, and first 3 chapters (up to 35 pages)...

Auction Item 17: Three Chapter Critique by Kara Leigh Miller

About this item: A first three chapters critique. Donated by … Kara Leigh...

Auction Item 18b: Substantive/developmental edit by Lynnette Labelle

About this item: One free substantive/developmental edit of the first 1,500...

Auction Item 18a: Private Class: Editor’s First Aid by Lynnette Labelle

About this item: One free private class: Editor’s First Aid – CPR for...

Auction Item 19: Query + 1st Chapter + Skype Consultation with Rebecca Yarros

About this item: A query, first chapter, and Skype consultation for...

Auction Item 20: Character Personality Analysis by Lawrence Kotkin

About this item: A character personality analysis for one novel from the...

Auction Item 21: A Custom Digital-Only Book Cover Design by S.P. McConnell

About this item: A custom digital-only book cover design. Donated by...

Auction Item 22: Signed Copy of ANOMALY by Tonya Kuper

About this item: A signed copy of Anomaly by Tonya Kuper along with...

Auction Item 23: Custom Author/Book Swag Pack by J.C. Davis

About this item:  Always wanted swag inspired by your book, a...

Auction Item 24: Cover design by Caitlin Greer

About this item: A cover design for digital, print, or both. Donated by...

Auction Item 25: Full Formatting Job by Caitlin Greer

About this item: Full Formatting Job for digital, print, or both. Donated...

Auction Item 26: Full NA or YA Manuscript Critique by Molly Lee

About this item: A full young adult or new adult manuscript critique. Any...

Auction Item 27: Signed Copy of REAPER Plus Swag by L.S. Murphy

About this item: A signed copy of REAPER plus swag. Restrictions: US...

Auction Item 28: Signed Trilogy of THE PAPER MAGICIAN series (paperback) by Charlie Holmberg

About this item: Signed trilogy of THE PAPER MAGICIAN series (paperback) by...

Auction Item 29: E-ARC and swag bundle of CHAMELEON by K.T. Hanna

About this item: an E-ARC and swag bundle of CHAMELEON (The Domino Project...

Auction Item 30: Signed Copies of JERICHO RISING & JERICHO’S REDEMPTION by Mary Lynne Gibbs

About this item: Signed copies of Jericho Rising & Jericho’s...

Auction Item 31: Signed Copy of THE MAIDEN’S COURAGE by Mary Lynne Gibbs

About this item: Signed copy of The Maiden’s Courage by Mary Lynne...

Auction Item 32: Signed Copy of YOU’RE INVITED by Jen Malone & Gail Nall

About this item: Signed copy of You’re Invited by Gail...

Auction Item 33: Signed Copy of BREAKING THE ICE by Gail Nall

About this item: a signed copy of BREAKING THE ICE by Gail...

Auction Item 34: Signed Copy & Swag of ACROSS THE DISTANCE by Marie Meyer

About this item: Signed copy and swag of Across the Distance by Marie...

Auction Item 35: Signed Copy of FREE AGENT by J.C. Nelson

About this item: Signed copy of Free Agent by J.C. Nelson RESTRICTIONS:...

Auction Item 36: Signed Copy of ARMAGEDDON RULES by J.C. Nelson

About this item: Signed copy of Armageddon Rules by J.C....

Auction Item 37: Signed copy of WISH BOUND by J.C. Nelson

About this item: Signed copy of Wish Bound by J.C. Nelson. This book...

Auction Item 38: Signed Copy of BASEBALL’S BEST ROOKIES by Russ Cohen

About this item: Signed copy of Baseball’s Best Rookies by Russ...

Auction Item 39: Signed Copy of WINTER CLASSIC by Russ Cohen

About this item: Signed copy of Winter Classic by Russ...

Auction Item 40: Signed copy of NUMBERS DON’T LIE: METS by Russ Cohen

About this item: Signed copy of Numbers Don’t Lie: Mets: The Biggest...

Auction Item 41: Box Set of FRACTURED IMMORTAL and FINDING IMMORTAL by E.L. Wicker

About this item: Box set (unsigned) of Fractured Immortal and Finding...

Auction Item 42: Signed Copy of TIMEKEEPER RISING by Allyssa Painter

About this item: A signed copy of Timekeeper Rising by Allyssa Painter. The...

Auction Item 43: Signed Copy of DANGEROUS LOVE + bookmarks by Kara Leigh Miller

About this item: A signed copy of DANGEROUS LOVE plus...

Auction Item 44: Three Chapters Critique + B&N Gift Card Package by Jeanmarie Anaya

About this item: A first three chapters critique plus $25 Barnes &...

Auction Item 45: Ten Page Critique by RuthAnne Snow

About this item: A first ten pages of manuscript critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 46: Query + Three Chapters Critique by Stacey Nash

About this item: A first three chapter critique. Donated by … Stacey...

Auction Item 47: Three Chapter Critique by Nicole Zolteck

About this item: A first three chapters critique. Donated by … Nicole...

Auction Item 48: Query + 1st Chapter Critique by Editor Meredith Rich

About this item: A query and first chapter critique. Donated by...

Auction Item 49: Signed Copy of THESE GENTLE WOUNDS by Helene Dunbar

About this item: A signed copy of These Gentle Wounds by Helene...

Auction Item 50: Query + 1st Chapter Critique by Sonia Hartl

About this item: A query and first chapter critique. Donated by … Sonia...

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Brenda Drake

Author of TOUCHING FATE (Entangled Teen Crave, October 12, 2015) and THIEF OF LIES: a Library Jumpers novel (Entangled Teen, January 2016), host of #PitchWars, #PitchMadness, and #PitMad, fueled by coffee and Goldfish crackers (but not together), and represented by Peter Knapp with New Leaf Literary.

Blog/Contest Assistant Nikki Roberti

Blog/Contest Assistant Nikki Roberti

Nikki is a professional journalist and marketer with more than a decade of published writing experience. She is also a young adult author represented by Suzie Townsend & Jess Dallow of the New Leaf Literary Agency. Before writing novels, she was a seven-time award winning playwright with her short pieces performed around the country, including The Kennedy Center in D.C.

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