I’m happy to announce the winners for the Twitter Pitch Contest #PitchBFB hosted by independent publisher Book Fish Books on January 13th from 7AM – 7PM EST. The rules for this pitch contest were 3 pitches allowed per project, and seeking only MG, YA, and NA novels.
Prizes (Copied from Book Fish Books site):
–If we like your pitch, we promise to offer personalized feedback on your submission!**
–Also, a few submissions will receive complete critiques from our content and line editors on the first three chapters of their work.
–And finally, one participant will receive a full critique from our content and line editors on their FULL manuscript!
If you missed out on this contest, don’t fret. There are plenty Twitter pitch contests being held with various prizes and attending publishers and agents. Find the best which will help you meet your goals. (To get you started, #PitMad will be March 17, 2016!)
This post is to provide you a list of the winners so you can study what makes a great Twitter Pitch and how you can get your book in the spotlight in the future. Be sure to check out other Twitter Pitch Contests (listed at the end of this post) and their winners to see what your favorite publishers or agents liked, and get an idea what they’re looking for.
Book Fish Books was also nice enough to post what they were looking for before the contest:
Now for the winners!
I am pleased to announce my winning tweet for Sanctuary:
And here are the other wonderful winners, listed in no particular order:
Sixteen-yo Brynn has no time to investigate the murder of a neighbor’s toddler, until a voodoo doll hints at her own watery grave #PitchBFB
4 high school friends. 3 secrets. 2 weeks in paradise. 1 huge explosion. Steamy, contemporary NA told from alternating POVs. #PitchBFB
And that’s all the winners! Book Fish Books has their work cut out for them. As a previous winner to this contest who received feedback, I have to pat them on the back. They do a thorough job and don’t cut any corners. It’s REAL feedback. A big thanks to Book Fish Books for this awesome contest.
In case you missed it, Past Twitter Pitch Contest Results:
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