Hi, People on the Internet! I'm excited to return to Pitch Wars this year as a young adult (YA) mentor. (If you've been around for a while you may remember I mentored middle grade in 2015 and 2016--while I love and write MG, YA is more in my wheelhouse, and I'm super stoked to work with a young adult author this time around!)Read More
It's difficult to believe that another year has passed, but here we are again. It's time for Pitch Wars!Read More
Hello, all! Today I'm pleased to welcome my fellow Pitch Wars mentor K. T. Hanna to the site - she's revealing the cover for her new book Hybrid, which will be released in November! Take it away, K. T.!Read More
So you didn't get into Pitch Wars. Now what?
I'll let you in on a little-known secret: I applied to Pitch Wars last year. And...I didn't get in. I didn't even get any requests. (I did get a lovely email from Evelyn Skye a few weeks later telling me that I was basically query-ready. I appreciated it. It still hurt.)Read More
The submission window has come and gone. The dust has settled, and mentors are finally peeking their heads out from behind the piles of queries, synopsis, first chapters, and full manuscripts. The big announcement is coming next week, and I could not be more excited about digging into revisions with my mentee.Read More