Category Archives: Pitching

Merry Pitchday – Pitch Agent Elizabeth Winick Rubinstein of McIntosh & Otis!

It’s snowing on our blog which means the holidays are right around the corner. As you likely already know, publishing tends to slow down a bit and many agents even close to submissions during the season. But we have an … Continue reading

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How MJ Greenway Got Her First Contract

Goals, research, rewrites, pitching — you need to do a lot of work not only to create your novel, but to know where it fits into the market. Today I’m exited to have author and Sub It Clubber MJ Greenway … Continue reading

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Twitter Pitch Tips from Author Dan Koboldt

Twitter is a goldmine for writers! There are so many pitching opportunities because of it. Author Dan Koboldt is the organizer of #SFFPit, a Twitter pitch event for Science Fiction and Fantasy manuscripts for all ages groups. Today he’s here to share … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Merry Little #PitMad

Whether you’re a #PITMAD regular or are new to the online pitch world, have we got a post for you! Today I’m extremely pleased to have Sub It Clubber Nilah Magruder and her agent Michelle Witte here to talk about … Continue reading

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Choose Your Contests Wisely

With so many pitch contests coming up just this month, there are some factors to consider. It can be a good idea to choose the contests you enter wisely instead of blanketing the internet with your pitches. I know that … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 5/5–Delivered With Love

Today we put the whole she-bang together and look at how to deliver your well-crafted, long sweated-over elevator pitch. The elevator pitch is a great foundation for a query letter and a handy tool for participating in #pitchmad and other … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitches that Go to the Top Floor: Part 4/5–The Devil’s in the Details

First of all, I attended a talk by Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff. The three of them met each other on line and became critique partners. YOU CAN DO THE SAME THING, thanks to our Fearless Leader, Heather. … Continue reading

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