A “high concept” story already sounds intimidating and difficult to achieve, but when you look at the definition, it’s really not so bad. The Definition High Concept: A story which can be explained using a single sentence. (Source) That’s it! Doesn’t sound so bad, does it? But to help you understand, here are some examples: … More What is High Concept and Why Do Agents Want It?
*Disclaimer: This list is not an official list and is not in collaboration with TKA. This is just a book blogger/writer making life easier for you to get inside agents’ heads as I try and do the same.* I love me some Twitter Pitch Contests, and #TKA20 was no exception! The Knight Agency (TKA) was established by Diedre … More #TKA20 Twitter Pitch Results! – June 29, 2016
Welcome back to the analysis of winning tweets! #Pitmad is always a plethora of pitches, agents, and editors. And as such, the best opportunity to see a live picture of what agents and editors are looking for NOW! For an overview of #Pitmad, please visit the host blog: http://www.brenda-drake.com/pitmad/ Run Down: Basic rules are (3) pitches … More #Pitmad March 2016
This is a follow-up post to the last #PitchCB in January. Last month’s results showed a clear tendency for CB favorites to be for Thriller/Mysteries from “near to UK” geographically-based authors. I’m very curious to see if this trend continues, because last month’s prize was for Discovery Day, which was an in-person pitch event in … More #PitchCB Feb26&27 Results!
#PitMatch Winning Tweets & MSWL … More #PitMatch Winning Tweets – Feb 11
Another great Twitter Pitch Contest! I enjoy #PitchCB because they are a bit more selective in their favorites, thus they have the capability to offer more interesting prizes. This time the prize for being one of their ten favorite tweets was a ticket to #DiscoveryDay, which is described as below on the Curtis Brown Website: … More #PitchCB Jan 29 – Winning Tweets!
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 … More #PitchBFB Results! – Jan Twitter Pitch Contest
I’m happy to provide you this tidy list of winning tweets for #PitchMAS! If you’re not sure what #PitchMAS is, I’ll explain. There are a few Twitter Pitch contests each year, with #PitMad and #SFFPit being among the largest. Authors will write a short pitch of their novel, small enough to squeeze into a tiny tweet with … More #PitchMAS 2015 Results!
I’m happy to provide you this tidy list of winning tweets for #SFFPit! If you’re not sure what #SFFPit is, I’ll explain. There are a few Twitter Pitch contests each year, with #PitMad and #SFFPit being among the largest. #SFFPit is exclusive for Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels. Authors will write a short pitch of … More #SFFPit 2015 Results!
AJFlowers Results – 3 favorites (Because I’m tooting my own horn!): For my Young Adult Angel Fantasy Novel, Fallen to Grace: Alyssa Flowers @AJFlowers86 – 1 favorite She was an angel born without wings. Then a demon put a time bomb in her soul. Now she must find her best friend’s killer. #Pitmad #YA #SFF … More #PitMad Dec 2015 Results!