Contest Schedule … yep, I’m getting organized!

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CONTEST SCHEDULE

In an effort to relieve contest fatigue for agents, plus with my future editing schedule and book release ahead for me, I’m making some changes to my contests. There won’t be a Pitch Madness this September. Instead, I’m moving Pitch Wars into its spot and adding more mentors.  Pitch Madness will be held every year in March. And there will be a quarterly #PitMad throughout the year. And hopefully, I’ll be less crazy.

 

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So here’s the schedule for the upcoming year…

 

2014

 

August 4: Pitch Wars Mentor Bio Blog Hop

August 18: Writers submit applications to mentors for Pitch Wars

August 18  – September 2: Pitch Wars mentors review applications and choose a writer to mentor (along with one alternate).

September 3: Pitch War mentees are announced.

September 3 – October 31: Mentors work with their team.

September 9: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EDT

November 4 – 5:  Agent round for Pitch Wars

November 10-14: Pitch Event with Entangled Publishing

December 4: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EST

 

2015

 

February 23: Pitch Madness submission window opens

February 20  – March 1: Pitch Madness Slush Readers sort the entries

March 2: Pitch Madness Draft – Hosts pick their top entries

March 3 – 4: Agent Round

March 11: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EDT

June 4: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EDT

August 17: Writers submit applications to mentors for Pitch Wars

August 17  –  September 1: Pitch Wars mentors review applications and choose a writer to mentor (along with one alternate).

September 2: Pitch War mentees are announced.

September 2 – October 31: Mentors work with their team.

September 10: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EDT

November 3  – 4: Agent round for Pitch Wars

December 4: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party 8AM – 8PM EST

 

This will be posted under the contest tab on the home page, as well.  I will update and add to the schedule as needed, so please check back before the events you are want to participate in.

Author: Brenda Drake

Author of TOUCHING FATE (Entangled Teen Crave, October 13, 2015) and THIEF OF LIES: a Library Jumpers novel (Entangled Teen, January 5, 2016), host of #PitchWars, #PitchMadness, and #PitMad, fueled by coffee and Goldfish crackers (but not together), and represented by Peter Knapp with The Park Literary Group.

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  1. You are organised!
    I’ll keep this list somewhere easy to find, and update on my blog as your comps come closer to the date 🙂 And your #Pitchmadness & #Pitmad will be fully over by the time I start #NestPitch 2015 😉

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    • That’s great, and thank you!

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  2. Thanks for helping us organize, as well!

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    • It’s my pleasure!

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  3. For us newbies out there … as the dates grow closer, will you also be posting how to participate? For instance, what the blog hop is, how/where to submit applications? This might be a dumb question but I really want to participate so I had to ask!

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    • Look for all the details posting on August 4. It will have the information about the blog hop and how what you’ll need to submit on August 18.

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