The Entangled Pitch Event starts Monday 11/10/14!
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The Entangled Pitch Event starts Monday 11/10/14!

Get your 100-word pitch ready for a mega pitch event with Entangled Publishing. The submission window opens Monday, November 10 at 8:00 AM EDT and closes at 8:00 PM EDT. We’ll accept pitches in the comments of the official submission post. The pitches will be checked to make sure each entry falls into a category that Entangled publishes, so make sure you label it right. You will have to list one of the Entangled lines on your submission. If it doesn’t match anything Entangled is looking for, the comment will be deleted. During the contest, the below listed editors at Entangled will read the pitches and make requests on the ones that interest them. Go to Entangled Publishing’s site to find out more about the editors and their likes. This pitch event is for finished and polished manuscripts only. You may enter as many pitches as you like. Make sure to read about the editors and lines to find out if your story is a fit for Entangled Publishing. What will you need? A 100-word pitch (max). This would be the meat of your query condensed to the 100-word limit. 1st 100 words of your manuscript. (If the 100th word falls in the middle of a sentence, you can go to the end of the sentence.) DO NOT SUBMIT ON THIS POST. The submission post will go live on November 10 at 8AM EDT. Enter your pitches on the submission post. DO YOUR HOMEWORK … Make sure to only pitch what Entangled publishes. Here’s some information about the editors  and the lines that Entangled editors will consider … Single-title Imprints Entangled Select (adult single title) – adult romance imprint, encompassing all subgenres of romance including contemporary, suspense, sci-fi, historical, paranormal and fantasy. The romance should be a primary focus in the story, and heat levels vary. Entangled TEEN (young adult single title) – high-concept, engaging line of books geared to the young adult audience. Accepting  submissions in all subgenres including contemporary, suspense, sci-fi, historical, paranormal and fantasy, and require there be at least a romantic subplot. Embrace (new adult single title) – ushers readers from the halls of high school graduation into the wide open world beyond. With protagonists typically ranging from 18-24, Embrace publishes high-concept stories that focus on the endless possibilities this stage in life brings, and above all, romance. Heat levels vary.   Category Romance Imprints Entangled’s category romance imprints are released digital-first across a wide variety of platforms. With high royalty rates and price points that attract buyers, these lines have been very successful for Entangled and its authors. Many of their titles have appeared on...

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We have prizes to give away for Pitch Wars!
Nov06

We have prizes to give away for Pitch Wars!

I’m so thrilled to have InkSlinger PR as our prize sponsor for Pitch Wars 2014. I know what you’re thinking. Just making it into Pitch Wars was prize enough, but we wanted to do more. The mentors, along with their mentees, with the most requests after the agent round will receive some fabulous prizes. Twitter | Kelly P. Simmon | Website   Here’s a little bit about InkSlinger PR … InkSlinger PR is all about helping authors and publishers get the word out about their latest literary projects. Specializing in New Adult, Young Adult, and Adult Commercial Fiction, we are passionate about assisting authors to build their platform and create a brand that will carry them into the future. Here at InkSlinger PR, we understand the importance of chasing your dream and believing that the sky’s the limit.     First off, I want to congratulate all the mentees and alternates who worked tirelessly to get their work in shape for the agents. To me, you all are winners!! But we still have to shower some with prizes!  So with that said ….   THE WINNERS! The top Middle Grade entry with the most requests goes to … Erin THE SAD STATE OF EMMALINE BLACK by Erin Latimer, Mentored by Ben Brooks Ben will receive a $40 Amazon Card Erin will receive a $30 gift certificate to SavvyAuthors   The top Young Adult entry with the most requests goes to …  THE FROST KING by Elly Takaki, mentored by Sarah Nicolas Sarah will receive a $100 credit toward any InkSlinger PR service Elly will receive a $30 gift certificate to SavvyAuthors   The top New Adult/Adult entry with the most requests goes to … CALAMITY by Mary Ann Nicholson, mentored by Jaime Loren Jaime will receive a $100 credit toward any InkSlinger PR service Mary Ann will receive a $30 gift certificate to SavvyAuthors * All prizes will be delivered within the week....

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