Pitch Wars – and What Makes “No” So Hard

Many of my readers know I’m one of the mentors in the 2013 Pitch Wars competition organized by the amazing Brenda Drake. For those unaware, the situation in a nutshell, is that during December a group of published authors act as mentors for authors seeking representation. In January, a group of agents review the pitches written by the authors and their mentors and may (and hopefully do) decide to review the authors’ manuscripts. TL;DR: published authors helping other authors hopefully catch an agent’s attention. WOO! Last week, the pitch wars applicants submitted queries and sample pages to the mentors of their choice.

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