Contest Schedule

2016

December 1: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party

2017

February 24: Pitch Madness submission window opens for 24 hours

February 24  – March 5: Pitch Madness Slush Readers sort the entries

March 6: Pitch Madness Draft – Hosts pick their top entries

March 6 – 14: Hosts coach their teams

March 16 – 17: Agent Round

March 23: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party

June 8: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party

July 19 –  August 2:  Mentor Bio/Wishlist Blog Hop

August 2 (midnight) – August 6 (10PM EDT): Writers submit applications to mentors for Pitch Wars

August 2 –  August 23: Pitch Wars mentors review applications and choose a writer to mentor.

August 24: Pitch War mentees are announced.

August 24 – October 30: Mentors work with their team.

September 7: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party

November 1 – 7: Agent Showcase

  • November 1: Adult and New Adult entries go up on my blog
  • November 2: MG entries go up on my blog
  • November 3: YA entries go up on my blog
  • November 7: Last day of Agent Showcase

December 7: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party