2017 Pitch Wars Mentor Wish List & Bio

Woot Woot #PitchWars 2017!!!! Another year has passed and it is Pitch Wars season again! I was once in your shoes hopping from one mentor’s wish list to another in 2015, searching for the perfect mentors for my manuscript. This in many ways was my favorite part of the contest. The exciting flutter in my stomach each time I read a mentor’s wish list, the hoping and dreaming. I still can’t believe […]

Pitch Madness 2017 is now OPEN!!!!

  The Pitch Madness 2017 submission window is now open! To submit your manuscript pitch into the contest, use this form on Brenda Drake’s post here. What is Pitch Madness? It’s a contest to win a request from one or more of the participating agents. (See who they are here.) The submission window is open from NOW and until 11:59PM EST on February 24th. You should have plenty of time […]

Cover Reveal for GUARDIAN of SECRETS by Brenda Drake!!

Let us know what you think of the cover for Guardian of Secrets (Library Jumpers, #2) by Brenda Drake which releases February 7, 2017! This cover reveal is brought to you by Entangled TEEN & YA Interrobang! Brenda Drake’s thoughts on the cover: I had an idea of what I wanted the cover of Guardian of Secrets to look like the entire time I was writing the story. I was […]

I’ve been tagged for 7x7x7!!!! 1

  The lovely Hetal Avanee tagged me for the 7x7x7 challenge on Twitter. This snippet is from my WIP Called BOUND TO DARKNESS (title will probably change). It’s a YA Steampunk Fantasy with Sci-fi and Greek mythology woven into the story. Here it is!   “Need I remind you what will happen if you fail me?” “That will not be necessary, I am bound to you and I will complete […]

How I Got My Awesome Agents!! 8

Let me take you on my journey that eventually snagged the very best agents for me. This journey started 6 years ago when I was introduced to one of the most popular YA books of all time. Twilight. Before this, I read mysteries, adult fantasy, Dan Brown, Stephen King, and John Grisham. Yeah at that point I had read Harry Potter but that’s about as far into the YA world […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Enter Pitch Wars (Do it! Do it! Do It!) 1

Why? Because… In all seriousness, because… ONE: Get guidance and insight into your manuscript by published/agented authors, editors, or publishing interns. This should be one of the driving forces into why you want to enter Pitch Wars. This contest is not for the faint of heart. This is not a contest where you enter a manuscript you think is perfect in every way. Not to say it shouldn’t be polished […]

Movies with ME!

Hello one and all!!! I wanted to post a schedule of the live Twitter events with the list of upcoming movies!  AND for the month of November… (*Roll the curtain back*) . . . . . . . . . NOVEMBER 21st at 9 PM EST Legend (with Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, and Mia Sara)   DECEMBER 19th at 9 PM EST Nightmare Before Christmas (Directed by Tim Burton and […]

Something magical happened… 1

If you read my Pitch Wars Bio, this contest has been on my radar for over a year, probably longer. If you are not familiar with Pitch Wars, you can find more info here.  To sum it up, it is a contest where published/agented authors, editors, or interns choose one writer to mentor by critiquing their entire manuscript over the course of two months. At the end of the two […]