Tuesday, December 4, 2012

PITCHMAS IS LIVE!!!

Pitchmas is now LIVE!


Post your 35 word pitch in the comment section of THIS post!


Submissions should look like this:

Your name: Tamara Mataya
Your email address:
Title: MOONDREAMER
Genre: Upper YA Urban Fantasy

Pitch: After I got off the bus to avoid those two creepy guys sniffing the air, I learned how to fly, met a leprechaun, and slept with an incubus. Best. Bus Stop. Ever.***


Submission window is NOW CLOSED.


 Comments are open for the Editors and Agents! Anyone tries to sneak in an additional pitch will be swiftly deleted. And given the e-stink-eye.No comments on pitches please - if a judge asks you about your MS, you may answer.




***While it's tacky to enter the contest myself, I should mention this would be my pitch if I entered, and I am currently seeking representation ;)

194 comments:

  1. Melanie McCarthy
    starlight97@hotmail.com
    Captive Dreams
    Paranormal Romance

    Xavia, a land of two races. When Civilized Celeste purchases the powerful Syndarian king on a quest to free his people, she doesn't expect him to seize control of the plan… and her.

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  2. Name: Sean Jenan
    Email: slj1932@gmail.com
    Title: CIPHER
    Genre: Sci-fi Thriller

    Pitch: To shake the feds, fugitive cyberthief Nick Ravell disappears into Wellsburg College's ivy-covered halls. But unmasked by a professor seeking the wellspring of miracles, Nick faces prison if he can't perform the impossible: hack God.

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.

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    2. Hey Sean,

      Good pitch! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first fifty pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? You can do so in a word attachment format. Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    3. Color me impressed. I'd love to see the first three chapters. pam.vhv@gmail.com

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  3. Anabel Gonzalez
    anabelgonzalezhernando(at)gmail(dot)com
    Glowing Shadow
    YA Urban Fantasy with strong romantic elements.
    81,000 words
    Seventeen-year-old Muriel believed she was cursed as an empath and feelings broadcaster. In Madrid she finds something worse. Strange shadows hunt her soul, even though it might belong to a Glowing Shadow.

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    1. Nice setting and I'm a sucker for empaths. Please send me the synopsis and first 3 chapters. KateFall@Entangledpublishing.com. I don't mind Word attachments or send in the body of the email, whichever works best for you.

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  4. Name: Laura Hughes
    Email: LauraHughesAuthor (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: RUNNING DOWN THE DRAGON
    Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy

    Pitch: Thalia Drake, U.S. Military and world's last dragon, must stop a serial killer from exterminating shapeshifters. But stopping him means exposing the dangerous secret she's hidden for thousands of years - her true identity.

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  5. Kelsey Beach
    kelseyebeach@gmail.com
    LIAR’S LIGHT
    YA Fantasy

    The only thing Calisson wants more than developing her magic is finding her parents. Her best friend (the prince) helps, but in desperation, she seeks aid from the assassin who wants to kill him.

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    1. Interesting. I like the inherent conflict. Can you send me the partial and synopsis? Thanks! ~ Nicole. nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    2. I'd love to see the first three chapters. pam.vhv@gmail.com

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    3. I hope Nicole shares! This looks interesting. Good luck with your submission. Cheers, Marisa

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    4. Would love to take a look! Please send the full MS and a synopsis to priley (at) spencerhillpress (dot) com. Thanks!

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  6. Melanie McCarthy
    starlight97@hotmail.com
    Firestorm
    Paranormal Romance

    Determined to find her missing son, Zara travels to a fantastic land, where a powerful king has adopted her child. She infiltrates his world, but how long before the clever warrior discovers her true identity?

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    1. Now, I'm not usually one for paranormal romance, but this premise sounds fun! I'd love to see the query and first 30 pages. Please put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line.

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    2. Oooh! This sounds intriguing! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first fifty pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? You can do so in word attachment format. Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    3. Would love to read more. Please send first 3 chaps + synopsis to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com I look forward to it - thanks!

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    4. Love the sound of this. First three chapters to pam.vhv@gmail.com please :D

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  7. Lydia Aswolf

    Lydia@lydiaaswolf.com

    YEAR OF THE HYBRID

    Adult Urban Fantasy

    Get the flu shot, they said. It’s perfectly safe, they claim. Next thing Kas knows, she's sitting on top of the food chain. And the FBI would like to have a word with her.

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.

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    2. Yes please! Query and first 30 pages, if you don't mind. Please put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line.

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    3. Great voice. The subtle sarcasm and humor make me want to read more. And I'm a sucker for sci-fi/UF especially with a scientific slant. Can you send me the partial and synopsis? Thanks, Nic. nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    4. Love the hook! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first fifty pages of your manuscript, in word attachment format, to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    5. Hi Lydia. This sounds intriguing. Would love to read more. Can you send me your query, synopsis and first three chapters please? Thanks, Julia (j.weber@jaw-litagent.com)

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    6. I just got my flu shot this morning. *silently freaks out* Please send me the first six chapters! pam.vhv@gmail.com

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    7. That's why I never get a flu shot :) Please send a full query, synopsis, and the first 3 chapters to andrew@curiosityquills.com

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    8. I agree with Nicole! I hope she'll let me read over her shoulder. Congrats on your requests and good luck! Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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    9. Crap! You got me with that. Can I see a query and synopsis? bree@d4eo.com

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  8. Your name: Sarah Turnbull
    Your email address: saturnbull (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: AND WE ARE ALL DAMNED
    Genre: YA dark fantasy

    Pitch:  When their adoptive father mysteriously dies, fifteen-year-old Haeden and Veanne are left defenseless against a preternatural plague spreading across an isolated Victorian colony. That is, until they unearth the dark legacy of their bloodline. 

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.

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    2. YA dark fantasy! Hell to the yes. Query and first 30 pages, please! Put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    3. Nice! Would love to see this! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first fifty pages of your manuscript, in word attachment format, to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    4. This screams, PAM! First three chapters please. pam.vhv@gmail.com

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    5. Query and synopsis, please! bree@d4eo.com

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  9. Krystal Marquis
    THE THIRTEENTH SUBJECT, YA Sci-fi

    After Evangeline learns that she and the other genetically engineered teens are all that stands between the deceitful Chimera Corporation and their plot for power, she leads an attack on the lab that created her.

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  10. Melanie McCarthy
    starlight97@hotmail.com
    A Time of Secrets
    Paranormal Romance
    Transported to an enchanted world, Lorelai longs to return home to Earth. Only the king mistakes her for his intended bride and whisks her off to his magnificent castle. Will he ever let her go?

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  11. Ryan Hill
    johnryanhill@gmail.com
    THE GOOD DEMON
    YA Paranormal Mystery

    35 word blog pitch:
    A disgraced demon is sprung from his punishment in hell and forced to team up with an angel-in-training to find the Shard of Gabriel, a relic that gives the holder the wisdom of God.

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  12. Samantha Farkas
    sambfarkas@gmail.com
    THE LOST FIGUREHEAD
    Middle Grade Adventure

    Tough-talking twelve-year-old Finn Rackham figures he can handle anything, even pirates. But they're not the treasure-hunting rapscallions he expects; they're time travelers, and they just commandeered a ferry in New York harbor.

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    1. MG time travel adventure? Sign me up! Query and first 30 pages, please! Put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    2. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.

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    3. Love time travel. First three chapters please! pam.vhv@gmail.com

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    4. I would love for you to send me your synopsis and full manuscript. Please and thank you. Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  13. Name: Ellie Heller
    Email: EllieWrites2 (at) Gmail (dot) com
    Title: Warder
    Genre: Contemporary Fantasy with Romance elements

    Pitch:
    Mona needs to help her bespelled and pregnant friend, and avoid henchmen sent after them, not to deal with her unwanted mate. Worse, he's a shifter trained in protection and she's an Elf who isn't.

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  14. Melanie McCarthy
    starlight97@hotmail.com
    Her Little Secret
    Contemporary Romance

    Four years ago, Laura conceived her child through artificial insemination. On a search for medical records, she finds the birth father and is stunned to learn that he was never supposed to be a donor.

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    1. Hmm, a secret baby trope. Okay, I need to read. j Can you send me the partial and synopsis? Thanks, Nicole. nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    2. You've intrigued me. Would love to take a look at the first 3 chaps + synopsis. Please send to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Looking forward to it!

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    3. Yes, please! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript, in word attachment format, to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    4. Hi there, I'd love to read more. Can you send your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com please? Thank you, Julia

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  15. Jen Veldhuyzen
    petrepan@gmail.com
    Issue 339
    YA Contemporary

    Comic-book superhero Skye takes on awful plot twists every day, but when his parents die in a nasty cliche, he's had it. He shoots his author. Will murder save his world, or damn his soul?

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    1. hmmm... query and synopsis please. bree@d4eo.com

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    2. Would love to take a look! Please send the full MS and a synopsis to priley (at) spencerhillpress (dot) com. Thanks!

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  16. Tamara D. Walsh
    tamaradwalsh@yahoo.com
    AGAINST THE FALLING MOONS
    YA light sci-fi romance

    Auri falls through a rip in Gairdin and lands on Earth with her memory erased. Luc risks his life to find her and bring her home, but she doesn’t know the boy she once loved.

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  17. Nikki Urang
    nmrunyan (at) gmail (dot) com
    THE HIT LIST
    YA Contemporary

    Dancing with a partner again is hard enough after the rape, but when Sadie finds out her new partner created a blog-based sex game, she’ll have to confront his betrayal and her feelings for him.

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    1. I'm looking for some YA contemporary these days. Would love to check this one out. Please send me the query and first 30 pages, with "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    2. Hmm, very dark. I'm game. Can you send me the partial and synopsis? ~ Nicole. nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    3. Very different! Certainly piqued my interest! Would you send me a one page synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript, in word attachment format, to pooja@kimberleycameron.com? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    5. Definitely the kind of thing I'm looking for. E-mail synopsis and three chapters with query letter to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com and put "PitchMAS" in the subject heading. Look forward to seeing it.

      (Sorry. I didn't realize I'd first commented as the auction blog. Oops!)

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    6. I'd love to see more of this. Please send a synopsis and the first three chapters to molly@foliolit.com.

      Best,
      Molly

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    7. I'd love to see the first six chapters please! pam.vhv@gmail.com

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  18. Your name: Kathleen S. Allen
    Your email address: gaelicfairie (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: THE VIDDEN
    Genre: Upper YA Dystopian/Thriller

    Pitch: Sixteen-year-old genetically enhanced Devonny trains to be part of the Vidden army. When her fellow recruits begin to die, she is horrified to discover she is the cause of a deadly disease. And the cure.

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    1. I love me a good dystopian! Would you send me a synopsis and the 1st 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, via word attachment format? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    2. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading. Please put #Pitchmas in the subject line.

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    3. Hi Kathleen! Is this one complete? Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  19. Lizzy Froehle
    LizzyFroehle (at) gmail (dot) com
    PRIMER
    YA Contemporary
    From bullied to popular in one year, Lucy looks like she has it all. But when hottie Justin starts to crack her superficial shell, she falls for him, even though he might break her heart.

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    1. I would like to see this, provided it is contemporary YA romance. If so, please send it my way! Thanks~ Nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    2. Hi Lizzy, I'd love to have a look at this. Can you send your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com please? Thank you, Julia

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  20. Name: Nazarea Andrews
    Email: Nazareanandrews@gmail.com
    Title: Across Chains and Stars
    Genre: YA Sci-fi

    When they’re sold into slavery, winged alien Juhan swears to find his twin sister and return home. But when they’re separated by galaxies, finding each other takes second place to surviving their owners and slavery.

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  21. Stacey Nash
    contact(at)staceynash.com
    FORGET-ME-NOT
    YA Light Sci-Fi
    78,000
    When seventeen year-old Anamae activates technology that turns her invisible she attracts the attention of The Collective, a secret society who suppress advanced technology from the public. Now she’s on their hit list.

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    1. Oh, I like this premise. Query and first 30 pages, please! Put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    2. I love anything that is secret. Send me a secret and the first three chapters please. Pam.vhv@gmail.com

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  22. Laurie Dennison
    dennison2969(at)hotmail(dot)com

    TRESPASSERS
    YA fantasy

    Impulsive artist Etta is trapped in time-suspended ancient America.
    She’ll form a maddening, irresistible partnership to infiltrate the tribe that wants her dead.
    Staying means contaminating the realm, but leaving means losing her heart.

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    1. I'd like to see ancient America. Please send me the synopsis and first 3 chapters. KateFall@Entangledpublishing.com. You can send as Word attachments or in the body of the email, whichever you prefer.

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  23. Name: Amber Clites
    Email: amberclites@gmail.com
    Title: The Awakening of Fiona Archer
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Pitch: My family’s lineage is sacred and great. We are Guardians, keepers of secrets and shadows. Protectors of an ancient race. Trouble is, I didn’t know a thing about it until I was attacked this morning.

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    1. Great hook! Would you send a synopsis and the 1st 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Look forward to reading your work! :)

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  24. Kate Brauning
    katebrauning@gmail.com
    MOON RIVER
    YA contemporary

    Being in love with her cousin Marcus may torment Jackie, but him dating a girl who knows too much about a murdered classmate means their bodies may be the next ones found in the woods.

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  25. Amy Reichert
    Jreichert5@wi.rr.com
    The Cake Effect
    Women’s Fiction

    Elizabeth (a.k.a. Lou), an insecure Milwaukee chef, struggles after a scathing review. She finds solace, unknowingly, with the grumpy critic. When the critic, Al, discovers he skewered her restaurant, he scrambles to hide his identity.

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    1. Hi Amy, I love the sound of this. Would you please email your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com? Thanks so much, Julia

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    2. Hi Amy, I'd like to have a look at this one as well. Drop me a line at lewis@entangledpublishing.com

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  26. Name: Angela Parkhurst
    Email: angelafparkhurst@gmail.com
    Title: CINDERELLA’S GLASS STILETTO
    Genre: YA Fantasy

    35-word pitch: Sent to a boarding school in Germany, Norah cannot believe her classmates are the crazed reincarnations of fairy tale characters. Or that she’s fallen in love with the Big Bad Wolf.

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    1. Color me intrigued. Query and first 30 pages, please! Put "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    2. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.Please put #PitchMas in the subject line.

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    3. Reimaginings of classic fairytales--yea! Send me the first 50 pages and synopsis--please! Thanks, Nicole@theseymouragency.com

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    4. Please send along a synopsis and three chapters with query letter to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com with "PitchMAS" in the subject line. Look forward to seeing it.

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    5. YES PLEASE! First six chapters to pam.vhv@gmail.com.

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    6. I agree with my awesome senior agent, Nicole! Excellent pitch. Good luck with your submission. Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  27. Name: Katrina Sincek

    Email: katrina.sincek (at) gmail (dot) com

    Title: THE PAIN-BEARER

    Genre: Romantic Fantasy

    Cursed to bear the pain and mortality of her country’s reigning warlord, Rosalina is targeted by seditious priests who believe her death will enable them to kill the warlord and begin a revolution.

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    1. Again, not usually my genre, but this premise sounds fun! Please send your query and first 30 pages, with "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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  28. Name: Carrie Bastyr
    E-mail: carriebastyr@gmail.com
    Title: STARRY KNIGHT
    Genre: YA Sci-fi Romance
    Pitch: I love a star. Not a stupid celebrity, a real star. He’s my best friend and, if we can’t find a way to break his contract with the universe, this is our last summer together.

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  29. Name: Amanda Byrne
    Email: akbyrne33(at)gmail(dot)com
    Title: FINDERS KEEPERS
    Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy

    Magic's nothing but trouble for Brenna. A tyrannical witch wants Brenna’s talents, her best friend's a notorious thief, and her shifter boss wants a date. Tracking down an insanity-inducing ruby? Ain't happening.

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    1. Sounds up my alley. Please send me a full query, synopsis, and the first 3 chapters to andrew@curiosityquills.com

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  30. Nicole Evelina
    Nicole.evelina@att.net
    Guinevere of Northgallis
    Historical Fantasy

    Long before Camelot, war and horrific visions disrupt Guinevere’s childhood. Second Sight leads to Avalon, where she falls in love, makes choices – and enemies – that haunt her, and unexpectedly captures the heart of a king.

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    1. I love this! Would you send along a synopsis and the 1st 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    2. I'm a sucker for Arthurian legend. Please send me a full query, synopsis, and the first three chapters to andrew@curiosityquills.com

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    3. Would love to take a look! Please send the full MS and a synopsis to priley (at) spencerhillpress (dot) com. Thanks!

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  31. Name: Angela Parkhurst
    Email: angelafparkhurst@gmail.com
    Title: THE SCARLETT LULLABY
    Genre: YA Urban Fantasy, Fairytale Retelling – Sleeping Beauty

    To shield Scarlett from the wrath of the Assassin Majester, Sebastian, the Guardian of Light, must choose between his duty to protect the princess, or lose the love he’s spent the last century searching for.

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  32. Joy Dawn Johnson
    joy@joydawnjohnson.com
    UNDERLAKE ACADEMY: EPIC OF THE BLOOD ORB
    MG Fantasy

    In a supernatural world, a thirteen-year-old hemophobic human boy mistaken for a vampire struggles to hide his secret and find a way home before he is killed.

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    1. Ooo... this could possibly make me like vampires again. No easy feat, that! Please send your query and first 30 pages, with "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Thanks!

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    2. Wow. First six chapters please. pam.vhv@gmail.com

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  33. Kate Brauning
    katebrauning@gmail.com
    THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE
    Adult fantasy

    When the war god kidnaps Ava and proposes, he tells her she has powers that will help him become Earth’s only god. But Ava is completely nonmagical, and if he discovers that, he’ll kill her.

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  34. Heather Quartetti
    heathercq(at)gmail(dot)com
    THE HALO
    YA fantasy

    Becca thought her affinity for plants was nothing special. When she realizes she can control them, Becca fights corrupt wizards to reach a society with answers about her past and the origins of her ability

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    1. Could you send a 2-3 page synopsis to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com with "PitchMAS" in the subject line? Look forward to hearing from you.

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  35. Diana Beebe
    Diana.beebe (at) gmail(dot)com
    HUNTER MOON
    Adult Fantasy (Epic with a bit of romance)

    Marce is a champion hunter who needs a daughter to keep her status. Denied access to the consorts, she buys a slave. When she discovers his illegal goddess-given gifts, will she protect or execute him?

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  36. Samantha Bohrman
    sambohrman@gmail.com
    RUBY OVER THE RAINBOW
    Funny women's fiction

    New lawyer, Ruby O'Deare, embodies the American dream. She's debt-ridden, addicted to Idol, and Googling the statistical failure rate of condoms. When someone murders her only client, Ruby finds herself fighting crime. In maternity pants.

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    1. Hi Samantha, I'd like to have a closer look at this. Would you please email your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com? Thanks, Julia

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    2. I giggled. So I'd like to see the query and synopsis. bree@d4eo.com

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  37. Name: Laurie Litwin
    Email: hagergirl(at)yahoo(dot)com
    Title: GRIPPED
    Genre: YA Contemporary

    Pitch: Taylor should be homecoming queen, not the drunkard who barfs at school. Driving drunk, she slams into a tree – and the truth. She can’t survive without alcohol and she'd rather die than give it up

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    1. I'd love to hear more. Please send the first 3 chaps + synopsis to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Thanks!

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    2. Yes, please! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    3. Definitely up my alley. Please send a synopsis and three chapters with query letter to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com with "PitchMAS" in the subject heading. Look forward to hearing from you!

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    4. Hi Laurie, this sounds interesting and I'd love to see more. Would you please email your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com? Thanks, Julia

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  38. Marlene Moss
    writing(at)marlenemoss(dot)com
    Elemental Fire
    Upper MG Fantasy

    Horse-crazy fourteen-year-old Brook stumbles into a magical parallel world and helps a mythical horse protect the gate key from a man plotting to control all dimensional pathways. If she fails, she’ll be trapped forever.

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    1. Hi Marlene! I definitely like this. Please send me your synop and first three chapters as attachments. Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  39. Emmie Mears
    emmiemears (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: SHRIKE
    Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy

    Pitch: Gwen's only superpower is pissing off her boss -- until she drinks something meant to cure her boss's daughter of a deadly disease. Now she's got super strength, bombs, and a costume that gives her wedgies.

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    1. Alright, you got me at 'wedgies'. Please send a full query, synopsis, and the first three chapters to andrew@curiosityquills.com

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  40. Name: Rhiann Wynn-Nolet
    Email: rhiannwn@yahoo.com
    Title: FOOLISH
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    When Sparrow’s pyromaniac brother burns down their hoard-filled mobile home, her art college aspirations go up in smoke. Her goofy ex-boyfriend holds the key to achieving her dreams—if she’ll give love a chance.

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    1. Sounds intriguing. I'd like to request the first 3 chaps + synopsis. Please send to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Thanks!

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    2. Intrigued! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    3. I'd like to see the query and synopsis, please. bree@d4eo.com

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  41. Your name: Brooks Benjamin
    Your email address: cbrooks.benjamin (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: EDEN WORN
    Genre: MG Fantasy/Adventure

    Pitch: Asher discovers his middle school’s boiler room is a portal to another world. And his dad he thought was dead is trapped there. Can Asher rescue him from the evil overlord holding his dad prisoner?

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    1. Sounds like something I'd love to read! Please send me the full (as an attachment). Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  42. Name: Isabel Bandeira
    e-mail: c.isabel.bandeira (AT) mail (DOT)com
    Title: THE DESIRED
    Genre: Ya Contemporary Fantasy

    Pitch: Sara is the Key to freeing a lost king from a prison beyond time- unfortunately, her best friend is a part of an ancient society whose only purpose is to stop her. Any way they can.

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  43. Your name: Kathleen S. Allen
    Your email address: gaelicfairie (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: Zombie Crush
    Genre: Upper MG UF

    Pitch: After a thirteen-year old witch turns her boy crush into a zombie, she must prevent a covert agency from using him as a prototype for a zombie apocalypse while still trying to pass seventh grade.

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    1. Hi Kathleen! Love the pitch. Cheers, Marisa@theseymouragency.com

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  44. Gayleen Rabakukk
    gayleen.rabakukk@gmail.com
    PHOEBE FOGG AND THE LOST LIBRARY
    MG Steampunk Adventure

    pitch: Phoebe Fogg stows away on her father’s airship to help him find the Library of Alexandria. Can she locate it before the Tsar’s Adviser, Rasputin, uses its secrets to shatter world order?

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  45. Name: Vicki Lemp Weavil
    Email: weavilkv(at)triad(dot)rr(dot)com
    Title: CROWN OF ICE
    Genre: YA Fantasy


    Seventeen-year-old Thyra Winther's determined to reign forever as the Snow Queen but her time's melting away. She must reassemble a wizard's shattered mirror by her eighteenth birthday or become a mindless, bodiless, wraith.

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    1. First three chapters to pam.vhv@gmail.com please :).

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    2. Would love to take a look! Please send the full MS and a synopsis to priley (at) spencerhillpress (dot) com. Thanks!

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  46. Your name: Kelly Heinen
    Your email address: aightball (at) hotmail (dot) com
    Title: DRIVEN
    Genre: Mainstream/Commercial Fiction

    A green light and a drunk driver are all it takes to send Jimmy Rickliefs’ rock star career into a tailspin. Returning to his career carries not only financial risks, but risks his life.

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  47. Pippa Jay
    pippajaygreen (at) gmail (dot) com
    TETHERED
    Adult Science Fiction Romance

    To prevent a galactic war, assassin Tyree of the Su must assume the place of her murdered clone, and protect the surviving co-delegate Zander D’joren. But failing those tasks could cost more than her life.

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  48. Jason Nelson

    Free Agent, Adult Urban Fantasy

    35 word blog pitch:
    As the Fairy Godfather’s agent, Marissa Locks makes wishes happen every day. Her wish? Freedom. To gain it, she’ll have to ditch a princess, return a prince, and survive the wishes of a rival fairy.

    Twitter Pitch:
    As the Fairy Godfather's agent, Marissa Locks granted everyone else's wishes Now, she'll go after a happily ever after of her own. #PitchMas

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    1. Let's do this. Query and first 30 pages, with "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Please and thanks!

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    2. Intriguing. Please send the synopsis and first three chapters with your query letter to: marisa@theseymouragency.com. Looking forward to reading this.

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  49. Vicki Orians
    victoria(dot)orians(at)gmail(dot)com
    THE AWAKENING
    YA Romantic Fantasy

    When a foster-child envisions finding their family, they don't picture a throne, freaky powers, or fighting their evil uncle bent on destroying the world. But for sixteen-year-old Anna, this is her heritage – her destiny.

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  50. Janet Wrenn
    janetwrenn@yahoo.com
    BOUND
    Paranormal Romance

    Finn is seducing Janelle, only he's a fictional character. A book, a storm and the longing to find a man who doesn't exist spiral her reality. Will a spell bring death or new life?

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    1. Ooo, a certain movie with Jodie Foster comes to mind. Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    2. *waves at Janet*

      More, please!
      Lewis@entangledpublishing.com

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  51. Your name: A. McLean Swanson
    Your email address: a (dot) mcleanswanson (at) live (dot) com
    Title: SHRAPNEL
    Genre: Contemporary Fiction

    Pitch: The war didn’t end when I left theater; the sand of those lands linger in my arteries. People don’t understand; my wife doesn’t get it. No one does. It’s all shrapnel, buried in my flesh.

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  52. Your name: Jessica Capelle
    Your email address: jessicacapelle (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: MOST WANTED
    Genre: YA Fantasy with light Sci-Fi

    Pitch: Seventeen-year-old Faith enters a unique type of witness protection when she’s targeted by banished warriors who manipulate dark energy: boot camp in a parallel universe that looks like home… only with magic and doppelgangers.

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  53. Name: Kevin Klein
    E-mail: Kevinklein333@gmail.com
    Title: LOCRIA
    Genre: Upper YA Portal Fantasy

    Seventeen-year-old musician Skylar McGovern is transported by a magical composition to a secret city of art amidst a war fought with music.

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  54. Shannon Wixom
    swixom(at)gmail(dot)com
    OMEGA
    YA Contemporary/Light sci-fi

    When the new virtuality video game, Omega, converges with Royce Larkin's reality, no one will believe her--that is, until someone dies in the game, and in real life.

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading.
      Please put #PitchMas in the subject line.

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  55. Your name: Leah and Kate Rooper
    Your email address: lkrooper@hotmail.com
    Title: Lost Northern Star
    Genre: YA Epic Fantasy

    Pitch:
    Using forbidden magic, Tiro accidently kills his best friend, and in the process enchants himself with strange powers. Now, a tribe of savages claim Tiro’s their messiah, and he may have fallen in love with their half-human Princess.

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  56. NAME: Sharon Johnston
    EMAIL: smjohnston [@] live (dot) com (dot) au
    TITLE: Sleeper
    GENRE: YA Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy mix
    PITCH: Mishca discovers she’s a created sleeper soldier when she’s triggered for duty. With some of her "soldier sisters" classified as defective and scheduled for termination, Mishca sets out to save them. Dark Angel meets Paranormalcy.

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    1. Sounds intriguing! Query and first 30 pages, with "Requested Material: PitchMAS" in the subject line. Please and thanks!

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  58. Ellen Rozek
    ellenmrozek@gmail.com
    THE RECRUITED
    YA thriller

    Recruited by the government to help fight Renegade terrorists, Naomi must keep her growing friendship with a gang member a secret from her employers—and the Renegades themselves—if both of them are to survive.

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    1. I like the sound of this. I'd love to see more. Can you send me the partial and synopsis? Please tell me this is the YA version of Jason Bourne--that would be AWESOME! --Nicole@theseymouragency.com

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  59. Laurie Litwin
    hagergirl(at)yahoo(dot)com
    Lilly Washington's Presidential Adventure
    MG Contemporary

    When Lilly Washington finds a mysterious diary circa 1870, she embarks on an adventure to discover an unfound time capsule that could uncover secrets from the Civil War. That is, if she isn’t expelled first.

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  60. Name: Jenni Enzor
    Email address: jenni(at)enzor(dot)com
    Title: THE POTTED PRINCE
    Genre: YA Historical Fantasy
    During the time of Louis XIV, sixteen-year-old Fortunée searches for her father, imprisoned for using magic, in order to free the Dauphin from a curse that has turned him into a flower.

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    1. I love Dauphin stories. The first three chapters to pam.vhv@gmail.com please.

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  61. Aeriela Bronson
    aerielabronson (at) yahoo (dot) com
    IN TOO DEEP
    NA/Contemporary Romance

    Unlikely couple, Gracie and Noah, fall hard for each other. But when Noah’s stability takes a turn for the worst, Gracie finds herself in too deep. But could someone else’s love pull her to safety?

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    1. I'd love to know more. Please send the first three chapters + synopsis to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com. Looking forward to it!

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    2. Would love to see a 2-3 page synopsis with query letter. Please send to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com with "PitchMAS" in the subject line. Look forward to seeing it!

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    3. I'd like to see the query and synopsis, please. bree@d4eo.com (also, might want to consider changing the title as a YA contemporary was released last Feb with the same title)

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  62. Name: Melissa Gorzelanczyk
    Email address: melissa (at) peaceandprojects (dot) com
    Title: THE CHANNELS
    Genre: YA Paranormal Mystery
    Pitch: Hannah hears thoughts, but a familial mental illness makes her question her sanity. Colin’s touch brings silence, but she’s already heard his cousin is stalking his next human prey. Now, Hannah is the huntress …

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    1. I would love to see more. Please send the query and first three chapters as an attachment to kathleen@curiosityquills.com. Thank you.

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  63. Manju B. Howard
    manjubeth (at) gmail (dot) com
    TRIPLE B
    Upper MG Contemporary

    Pitch:
    With a nightmarish father and mom who mentally moved on, thirteen-year-old Samantha must survive Tiffany’s bullying on her own. Especially now that Samantha’s BFF shut her out because of Tiffany’s crappy mass texts to classmates.

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  64. Name: Karen Y. Bynum
    Email address: bynum (dot) karen (at) gmail (dot) com
    Title: RUNNING FROM SHADOWS
    Genre: YA Paranormal Romance

    Pitch: With her magick MIA and a shadow demon lusting after her soul, seventeen-year-old unicorn shifter, Greta Shore, has to make a choice: the boy she loves or her coven. Only one can survive.

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  65. Maggie Young
    pmanlyoung@yahoo.com
    Diary of a Ghost
    YA Paranormal Romance

    For perpetual eighteen-year-old Cordelia there are worse things than being a ghost - falling in love with someone who is alive. That's just what happens when hunky Julian moves into the house she haunts.

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading. Please put #PitchMas in the subject line.

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    2. Oh, a new angle! Love it! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    3. Would love to take a look! Please send the full MS and a synopsis to priley (at) spencerhillpress (dot) com. Thanks!

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  66. Suja Sukumar
    drsujas@yahoo.com
    Title: Tarnished
    Genre: YA Mystery

    Sixteen year old Tara realizer the clues to four brutal murders in her small town lies in the ramblings of her crazy aunt.

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    1. A YA Mystery! Yes, please! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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    2. I'd like to see the query and synopsis, please. bree@d4eo.com

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  67. Leslie Hauser
    LHauser27@gmail.com
    HOPE IN BLOOM
    YA Contemporary

    Desperate for hope, eighteen-year-old Mallory decides playing the lottery is the ticket to erasing the misery surrounding her at home and at school. But it’s not a jackpot win that changes her life.

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    1. Hi Leslie, I'd love to read the first 3 chaps + synopsis. Please send to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Thanks!

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    2. Would love to see a 2-3 page synopsis with query letter. Please send to klsubmissions@bookends-inc.com with "PitchMAS" in the subject line. Look forward to seeing it!

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    3. This is intriguing! I'd love to see the first three chapters and a synopsis, please: molly@foliolit.com.

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  68. Shannon Wixom
    swixom(at)gmail(dot)com
    THE MEMORYWALKER
    YA Contemporary/Mystery
    Hours before her prom, Alexis Ortega hears a voice in her head who claims to be herself from the future. Now she must prevent something horrible from happening, or her future will be unhappy-ever-after.

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  69. W.R. Miller
    pdc99 (at) sbcglobal.net
    THE JUSTICE DRAGON'S SECRET,
    MG Fantasy

    35-word blog pitch:
    During a hike, twelve-year-old Rick Rodecker discovers a tribe of ferocious dragons. They have stolen the Justice Dragon’s armor, which gives the wearer tremendous power. Rick has to retrieve the armor before they attack mankind.

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  70. Angi Black
    AngiNicoleBlack (at) gmail (dot) com
    SUGAR-COATED DECEIT
    Adult steamy thriller

    Pitch: Stella, cupcake baker, kidnap survivor, doesn’t date. But when she meets someone, and begins a torrid affair, she must decide: will he save her, or be her end? Or is the enemy right before her?

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    1. You caught my eye again :) I'd love to take a look at the first 3 chaps + synopsis. Please send to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Thanks!

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    2. Hi Angi, this sounds intriguing. I'd love to have a closer look at this. Can you send your query, synopsis and first three chapters to j.weber@jaw-litagent.com please? Thanks, Julia

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    3. Fun title. I'd love to see more at Lewis@entangledpublishing.com

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    4. I'd like to see the query and synopsis, please. bree@d4eo.com

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  71. Name: Barb Taub
    Email address: barbtaub@gmail.com
    Title: NULL CITY
    Genre: NA Paranormal Romance

    Pitch: When (technically) dead accountant Gaby joins the Prince of Hell's teenage daughter to protect their city from angels sent to destroy it, she'll need help from her ex-boyfriend – the angel she accidentally killed.

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    1. First six chapters please! pam.vhv@gmail.com

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    2. I love your sense of humor! Please send the synopsis and first 3 chapters to KateFall@Entangledpublishing.com. You can paste them into the body of the email or send Word attachments, whichever works best for you.

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  72. Angi Black
    AngiNicoleBlack (at) gmail (dot) com
    THE KEYS ALWAYS IN MY HEART
    Historical NA

    Pitch: It’s 1935. Suz lives on The Keys, always awaiting the next big storm. But before the hurricane comes a bigger clash of the heart pulls her between the perfect man and Hemingway.

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    1. Hi Angi, your pitch caught me eye and I'd like to know more. Please send the first 3 chaps + synopsis to katiehenson@sapphirestarpublishing.com Thanks!

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    2. Hooked! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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  73. Katrina Sincek

    katrina.sincek (at) gmail (dot) com

    FIRECRACKER

    Adult Paranormal Romance

    Blind dates are usually awkward, but Ally Wright expected her night to end with an exchange of phone numbers, not a war between her coven, the modern day inquisition, and her newfound pacifist soul mate.

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    1. I love a good witch story! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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  74. Your name: Leah and Kate Rooper
    Your email address: lkrooper@hotmail.com
    Title: Lost Northern Star
    Genre: YA

    Pitch:
    Jane loves science, in fact when she dies at sixteen her donated-to-science body is being turned into the first modern day mummy. Now she’s stuck in the Egyptian afterlife sticking deals with the gods.

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    1. I would love to see more. Could you please send the first 25 pages and synopsis to me at jordy@thebookeralbertagency.com? Look forward to reading. Please put #PitchMas in the subject line.

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    2. I would certainly like to see how this one turns out! Would you send along a synopsis and the first 50 pages of your manuscript to pooja@kimberleycameron.com, as word attachments? Looking forward to reading your work! :)

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  75. I like the sound of this very much. Can you shoot me the partial? ~ Nicole

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  76. This one somehow got deleted. It was number 1.

    Jonathan Garg
    thepopeofbeers (at) gmail (dot) com
    TYGER, BURNING
    Adult Urban Fantasy

    Kallie's deaf but had to learn sign twice: once with fingers, then once with prosthetics. Now the man who maimed her has returned, and she can finally take from him like he took from her.

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