Pitch Wars … the winning teams!
Jan24

Pitch Wars … the winning teams!

Rae and I would like to thank all the mentors, mentees, alternates, and agents for making this Pitch Wars such an awesome experience. In our opinion, all the writers are winners. The writers not only got some valuable coaching, but also a chance to meet other writers striving for the same goals … getting published. This community amazes us every day and we love seeing everyone supporting each other. If you didn’t get any requests, your agent match just wasn’t in this contest. Please query widely and never give up. Your dream could be just around the next corner. Here’s a reminder of what the top three writers with the most agent requests will be receiving … Each  member of the team with the most requests will receive a $75 gift certificate for services. Plus each will get a $20 Amazon gift card. Here’s the details for the literary publicity certificates…     The second and third teams with the most/biggest agent requests will receive a $15 Amazon gift card each. And here are our winning teams …   In first place with eleven requests is: PW-11 SEA WOLVES MENTOR: Stacey Lee MENTEE: Bethany Smith   Our two runners up with nine requests each are:   PW-23 THAT NIGHT ON BLOSSOM HILL MENTOR: N.K. Traver MENTEE: Alison Green Myers   PW-36 HURRICANE DAUGHTER MENTOR: Jaye Robin Brown MENTEE: Nina Moreno   * Winners please send me the email address where you would like to receive your prizes here.   Here’s some information about our sponsor…   Jen Halligan offers literary publicity and a wide range of author services. Formerly known as A Book and a Latte PR (as part of Jen’s YA book blog), the company was rebranded as JHPR in December 2013. Jen specializes in YA and NA fiction, as that’s where her heart is, and building author platforms. She loves working one-on-one with authors and helping them achieve their dreams. Whether you’re looking for full time publicity, or would just like to schedule a blog tour, cover reveal, or other online promotion, Jen can help! Publicity is not a one-size-fits-all business. A package can be customized to meet your needs and budget. For more information check out the website here. And check out her book blog A Book and a Latte!...

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BURN ME by my wonderful critique partner, Shelley Watters … cover real!
Jan24

BURN ME by my wonderful critique partner, Shelley Watters … cover real!

  Burn Me By Shelley Watters An Adult Contemporary Romance Releasing April 29, 2014 Published by Swoon Romance   After her twin brother dies in a house fire, firefighter Katrina Hale is determined to prove she’s stronger than the flames. But while her focus on her career leaves little room in her life for romance and her current relationship fizzles, she soon discovers fighting fires is nothing compared to the scorching desire she feels in fellow firefighter Greyson Neal’s arms. Firefighter Greyson Neal is the type of guy girls dream about when they want their knight in shining armor to wear bunker gear. But he’s not interested in fulfilling every girl’s fantasies. Now he wants the one woman he can never have, and she seems hell-bent on getting herself killed to prove that she’s worthy of her job. Kat must choose between her career and her heart, and fight to keep them both when an arsonist threatens to take it all away. About the Author Shelley Watters writes romance for young adults and adults. She lives in Arizona with her husband, two kids and two dogs. She loves listening to music, reading good books and letting her imagination go wild as she creates new worlds and torments her characters in delicious ways. Facebook |...

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